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branch line

[′branch ‚līn]
(civil engineering)
A secondary line in a railroad system that connects to the main line.
(engineering)

branch line

1. A water supply line which connects one or more fixtures with the main supply, with a riser, or with another branch.
2. A pipe in which fire sprinklers (i.e., sprinkler heads) are placed.
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Meltham branch railway line closed in 1965 and the new heritage walKing trail follows its original tracK bed.
To increase the capacity above 60,000 we need a further step change in our approach which is why we, together with Liverpool city council and Merseytravel, are investigating the possibility of reopening the Bootle branch railway line for passengeruse.
Once they flocked to the woollen mill in nearby Minllyn, on the site of the old terminus of the Mawddwy branch railway line from Cemmaes Road, closed since 1951.
It became known as the Wyken Mineral Branch Railway.
The former Kingswinford Branch Railway lies at the heart of Smestow Valley Nature Reserve and has provided locals and visitors alike with a green and pleasant route to walk along since the early 1970s.
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Given that, when it was announced in July that the deadline had been pushed back today in order to clarify issues relating to the Crown Estate, one has to wonder why the issues relating to the concerns of Natural England over ecological measures and the question of protecting future operations of the Killingholme branch railway could not have been dealt with at the same time.
It is planned to construct a new 105 kilometre branch railway as part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project.
From the start there were worries about flooding of graves (shades of today's debate about the Castle Hill site), and the site had to be changed when a branch railway to Halifax through the Grimescar valley was proposed.
Dave Argument of Hartburn, Stockton: Provide more affordable, reliable public transport in the short term and in the medium term re-open the branch railway line from Guisborough to Middlesbrough.
LOn Eifion largely follows the old track-bed of the former Bangor-Afonwen branch railway line, which joined the North Wales coast line to the Cambrian Coast railway, and was so senselessly ripped up after Dr Beeching decided to axe it and several other lines in 1964.
The event celebrates the new path linking West Auckland and Ramshaw as well as the 175th anniversary of Haggerleases branch railway line.