Definition of request stop in English:

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request stop

noun

British
A bus stop at which the bus halts only if requested by a passenger or if hailed.
Example sentences
  • My nearest bus stop has been downgraded to a request stop for no adequately explained reason, physically moved to the opposite end of its bus shelter and no longer has a timetable posted.
  • The attacker, who had been picked up by the bus about half a mile away at a request stop, was Asian, in his late teens to early 20s, of average build with a thin wispy moustache.
  • It's a request stop: I flagged down the train like a bus.

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