subway system


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Synonyms for subway system

an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

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Despite this, the senator expressed optimism especially since the first phase of the Metro Manila subway system would start this November.
Thus, Makati would only contribute land it currently owns and which will be used in the subway system.
Only about a quarter of the subway system's 472 stations have elevators, and the ones that exist are often out of order.
It will be a proposed dual track subway system that will have up to 10 air-conditioned, underground island stations.
Governor Andrew Cuomo pointed to Lhota's work stabilizing the subway system and appointinga new leadership structure to overhaul the MTA.
Winners of the contest receive a chocolate replica of the MetroCard, which the subway system's roughly 6 million daily riders swipe to enter stations.
Its current network encompasses the subway system of Sao Paulo and over 1,500 screens in commercial establishments such as gyms, bars, restaurants and coffee shops across Brazil.
Its current network encompasses the subway system of SA[pounds sterling]o Paulo and over 1,500 screens in commercial establishments such as gyms, bars, restaurants and coffee shops across Brazil.
There's few things as confusing as the New York subway system. For people new to the city, the elderly and the disabled it is very easy to get lost, take the wrong stop and have a very hard time getting from point A to B safely.
The subway system in Monterrey was featured in news reports in early December because of a brief strike by a group of more than 100 train operators and other employees who were demanding better working conditions, including the negotiation of a collective-bargaining contract and a commitment by management to address some safety and structural problems in the system.
Peter Lerner compared the network to a subway system. "It's like the Underground, the Metro or the subway," he said.
Cheng Chieh, a 21-year-old college student, was immediately arrested after the incident, the first fatal attack on the city's subway system since it began operations in 1996, police said.
The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System
Transit Wireless, which owns and operates the subway system wireless network, is beginning installation of phase two of the project, which will eventually provide wireless services to all 277 underground stations in the NYCTA system.