passenger rail


: trains that take passengers rather than cargo
passenger rail service between the two cities

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Moreover, there are other passenger rail systems in California, which may want a share of any money headed to the Golden State. Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2023 On those days, there will be no passenger rail service and no replacement bus service. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Mar. 2023 But in those years passenger rail was a dominant business. William Finnegan, The New Yorker, 6 Mar. 2023 The private Miami passenger rail company thinks that will be the fastest a set of locomotives and coach cars has ever traveled in the Sunshine State. Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Mar. 2023 In 2022, the country took possession of 65 new passenger rail carriages, bought two new diesel trains, and even found time to refurbish other trains in the network. Julia Buckley, CNN, 25 Feb. 2023

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“Passenger rail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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