light railway

noun

: a railroad not properly equipped for ordinary heavy traffic:
a
: a railroad restricted to light traffic under British statutory laws
b
: a narrow-gage railroad

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“Light railway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/light%20railway. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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