electric railroad

electric railroad

[i¦lek·trik ′rāl‚rōd]
(mechanical engineering)
A railroad which has a system of continuous overhead wires or a third rail mounted alongside the track to supply electric power to the locomotive and cars.
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Indeed, the abbreviation Meralco stood for Manila Electric Railroad and Light Co.
Sprague went on to develop the first practical electric railroad.
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The largest segments of Cuba's rail system utilize diesel-operated tracks, with 77 miles of an electric railroad running between Havana and Matanzas.
One of these relates to construction of an electric railroad along King Abdullah Road for a length of 17 kilometers and also along Al Olaya Street and Al Batha Street for a length of 25 kilometers.
Tom deals with the impending loss of his wife by, well, not dealing with it, either throwing himself into his work or spending time in the garage with his elaborate electric railroad setup.
For example, in July 1995 Southern Pacific decided to sell portions of the former Visalia Electric Railroad between Exeter and Sequoia and between Woodlake Junction and East Redbanks.
Nortel's network will also enable instant transfer of transaction data for the IruCa smart card, which provides a fare collection system for the Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad and can also be used for shopping.
Permit me to digress--the long gone electric railroad, the Illinois Terminal based in St.
Shimokawatoko was arrested over the June 24 collision between two single-car trains on Keifuku Electric Railroad Co.
A group of investors from Gloversville and Johnstown envisioned a similar moneymaker closer to home and chartered the Mountain Lake Electric Railroad Company on March 11, 1896, to create a competing resort on a forty-acre lake on the south rim of Bleecker Mountain, less than five miles from downtown Gloversville.
The Bay Area Electric Railroad Association hosts a movable feast of old streetcars.