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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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