- a company that operates streetcars or buses.
Origin of street railway
An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for street railway
"The papers are all calling for Mather as street-railway president," she went on.
He had been approached only by Pease, who inquired: "Have you any street-railway stock?"
And yet all this was still far away, while another matter was of nearer interest: the rumour of a street-railway strike.
Most of all, the street-railway matter promised trouble from the threatened strike.
But about noon came a deputation from the street-railway employees, asking to see Mr. Ellis.