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branch line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. branch line, spur track, spurnoun

    a railway line connected to a trunk line

Wiktionary

  1. branch linenoun

    A secondary railroad route or one subsidiary to a railroad's main lines.

Wikipedia

  1. Branch line

    A branch line is a phrase used in railway terminology to denote a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line. A very short branch line may be called a spur line.

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  1. branch line

    A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off from a main railway line. It is usually less important and may serve smaller towns, suburbs, or industrial areas. They are typically used for local traffic, such as delivering goods and raw materials.

Wikidata

  1. Branch line

    A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line. A very short branch line may be called a spur line. David Blyth Hanna, the first president of the Canadian National Railway, said that although most branch lines cannot pay for themselves, they are essential to make main lines pay.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of branch line in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of branch line in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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