elevated railway

elevated railroad

  1. US an urban railway track built on supports above a road

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How to use elevated railway in a sentence

  • One of the stand-by "strikes" was a bill for reducing the elevated railway fare, which at that time was ten cents, to five cents.

    Theodore Roosevelt | Theodore Roosevelt
  • The elevated railway has already been tried to a limited extent, but is not regarded with much favor by the citizens.

  • Just a block away a far louder rattle still comes from the elevated railway.

  • The old graveyard stretches along Broadway, and in Church Street, behind, the elevated railway trains rush by every few minutes.

  • We went down town by the elevated railway, and got out at Rector Street.

    Gossamer | George A. Birmingham