elevated railway

elevated railroad

noun

US an urban railway track built on supports above a road
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Examples from the Web for elevated railway

  • Thanks to the elevated-railway structure, this portion of the Bowery still remained passable.

    Jack and the Check Book|John Kendrick Bangs