Express train

Express train
Express train Express train Formerly, a railroad train run expressly for the occasion; a special train; now, a train run at express or special speed and making few stops. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • express train — direct train, train with no intermediate stops …   English contemporary dictionary

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