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main line

Translation of main line in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Railways/Ferrocarriles] línea (feminine) principal (before noun/delante del nombre) main-line station estación (feminine) interurbana
    Example sentences
    • The Alcan company shipped its bauxite from Port Esquiville, a short distance from Bodies, utilising the existing main-line railway.
    • At the same time, 24 major projects were successfully achieved and BR became the only profitable main-line railway in Europe.
    • Virgin main-line trains made additional stops, too.
    1.2 (road, street) (American English/inglés norteamericano) calle (feminine) principal
    Example sentences
    • This applied particularly to the main lines of turnpike road constructed before 1811.
    • Each main line busway passenger must pay Rp 2,500 for a one-way trip.
    • At first I was riding the main line through the braking bumps, and the suspension, as always, was still super smooth.

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