street railway
noun Date: 1853 a line operating streetcars or buses

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  • street railway — A railroad upon tracks laid on and along the streets of a municipality, primarily for the accommodation of passengers going from one point to another in such municipality or to and from the suburbs. Highland Ave. & Belt R. Co. 119 Ala 105, 24 So… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • street railway — noun /striːt ɹeɪlweɪ/ A tram line; public transportation operating on rails laid in public streets. In the Year Book of Facts, 1861, pp. 75 80, we described Trains new Street Railway …   Wiktionary

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  • Market Street Railway Company — of that city, which formed the core of its transportation network. Over the years, the company was also known as the Market Street Railroad Company, the Market Street Cable Railway Company and the United Railroads of San Francisco.The company… …   Wikipedia

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