Definition of chord line in English:
A railway route across the outer parts of an urban area.
- The reinstatement of a three-mile branch in South Lanarkshire and a mile-long chord line near Glasgow city centre will allow new through routes and improve connections for a number of services.
- This is where the main and chord lines to Barddhaman physically part, although the controlling station is Belur, immediately before.
- A view looking north-east showing the Hermitage Brook passing under the chord line from GCRN to the Midland main line.