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train mile

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Definition of train mile in English:

noun

One mile travelled by one train, as a unit of traffic.
Example sentences
  • After a 20 per cent growth in train miles since 1995, many parts of the network are full - though passenger numbers are still growing.
  • Our hero took his chance and legged it, grabbing his coat and case and jumping train miles from home.
  • In the immediate aftermath of the crash, the Health and Safety Executive wrote, ‘Rail breaks on the infrastructure rose from 2.75 to 3.31 per million train miles.’

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