Definition of light railway in English:

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light railway


A railway constructed for light traffic.
Example sentences
  • Russia had had wide experience, some of it bitter, with light railways during the Russo-Japanese War.
  • Demand for passenger and freight cars for light railways was met completely by domestic manufacturers.
  • Some of these regulations affect light railways and tramways as well as conventional railways.

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