elevated railroad

variants: or elevated railway

Definition of elevated railroad

: a railroad usually for local transit in urban or interurban areas all or part of which is raised (as on trestlework) above the ground level

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“Elevated railroad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elevated%20railroad. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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