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narrow gauge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trains & railways
narrow gaugeˈnarrow ˌgauge noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTTa size of railway track of less than standard width 🔊 a narrow gauge railway
Examples from the Corpus
narrow gaugeHe also built a narrow gauge railway which ran round the whole estate.It is the latest shot in the battle to re-construct the 23-mile narrow gauge line.The car rattled along, crossing the myriad narrow gauge loco tracks that ran between the factories lining the route.At first glance there appears to be a preponderance of narrow gauge or what I would call miniature railways.At the Port Lilla was placed back on narrow gauge track for the journey up to the Quarry.Then the narrow gauge became the standard Voice over A rail system based on a horse's behind.
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