commuter rail

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Definition of commuter rail

: part of a railroad made especially for people who work in a city but live outside it

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“Commuter rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commuter%20rail. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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