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light railway

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trains & railways
light railwayˌlight ˈrailway British English, light rail American English noun [countable]  TTTan electric railway system that uses light trains and usually carries only passengers, not goods
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light railwayIf those words are retained in the legislation, those railways would still require a light railway order at some time.The company have retained the leisurely atmosphere of the turn-of-the-century light railway being situated off the major tourist circuits.The only other opportunity in the foreseeable future is likely to be the new light railway in London's Docklands.
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