passenger train


: a train that people use for traveling

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Recent Examples on the Web However, passenger train service was discontinued in 1934 and stayed that way until 1996, when the Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society purchased the line, rehabbed it, and reopened it for seasonal passenger service once again in 1999. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 5 Oct. 2023 Part of the first passenger train jumped the tracks and hit cars in another passenger train that was passing in the opposite direction in the eastern state of Odisha. Harold Maass, The Week, 6 June 2023 Another express passenger train from an opposite direction moving at high speed then rammed into the coaches and was also derailed. Bibhudatta Pradhan,, 4 June 2023 In 1977, at least 10 people were killed in a train collision when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a pickup truck in Plant City. Orlando Mayorquin, New York Times, 25 Sep. 2023 After a four-year hiatus, a high-end passenger train is returning to the tracks in Southeast Asia: The Eastern and Oriental Express (E&O) will start rolling again in February 2024, reports Condé Nast Traveler’s Rachel Chang. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 July 2023 An error in India's electronic signaling system was blamed Sunday for sending a passenger train jammed with workers and students into a head-on crash with a freight train, triggering one of the world's deadliest train crashes in decades. John Bacon, USA TODAY, 4 June 2023 These carriages were then hit by another passenger train. Justin Klawans, The Week, 3 June 2023 This caused a number of cars from the Coromandel Express to dislodge and be thrown onto an oncoming track, where they were then struck by another passenger train. Justin Klawans, The Week, 3 June 2023 See More

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“Passenger train.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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