express train


: a train that has very few stops

Examples of express train in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Emma Smits, an AT&T customer, was on the Metra express train into Chicago. Bloomberg, The Mercury News, 23 Feb. 2024 But Conan Doyle, undeterred, leaped aboard the express train to Neverland. Daniel Immerwahr, The New Yorker, 13 Nov. 2023 Set entirely on an express train to New Delhi, the film follows Indian army commandos Amrit and Viresh, who are on a mission to rescue Amrit’s girlfriend Tulika. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 8 Sep. 2023 Whenever an express train roared by, the windows would rattle. Haruki Murakami, The New Yorker, 7 Sep. 2023 This effectively gave him control of an express train to constantly deliver satellites to space, sometimes dozens at a time. Adam Satariano, New York Times, 28 July 2023 Another express train coming from the opposite direction hit the carriages, causing its coaches to crash into a stationary goods train, according to Times of India. Bibhudatta Pradhan,, 2 June 2023 The impact derailed many of the express train’s coaches, which then careened onto an adjacent line, hitting another passenger train that was heading in the opposite direction. Sushmita Pathak, The Christian Science Monitor, 9 June 2023 Senior railway official Jaya Verma Sinha said the tragedy began when a signal was initially given to the high speed express train to run on the main track line. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 5 June 2023

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“Express train.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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