overhead railway

noun
a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
Hypernyms: ↑railway, ↑railroad, ↑railroad line, ↑railway line, ↑railway system
Hyponyms: ↑roller coaster, ↑big dipper, ↑chute-the-chute

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noun
: one track crossing another by an overhead bridge

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Brit.

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overhead railway,
British. an elevated railroad.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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