What is another word for overhead railway?

10 synonyms found


[ ˌə͡ʊvəhˈɛd ɹˈe͡ɪlwe͡ɪ], [ ˌə‍ʊvəhˈɛd ɹˈe‍ɪlwe‍ɪ], [ ˌəʊ_v_ə_h_ˈɛ_d ɹ_ˈeɪ_l_w_eɪ]

An overhead railway is also known as an elevated railway, elevated train, overhead train, or simply an el. It is a form of transportation that is lifted off the ground or street level, sometimes crossing over or under other forms of transportation, such as roads or bridges. In some cities, it may be referred to as a subway or metro when underground. Other synonyms include an elevated subway, an aerial tramway, a monorail, or a gondola lift. These modes of transportation are found in bustling metropolitan areas around the world and provide efficient transportation options for commuters and tourists alike.

Synonyms for Overhead railway:

What are the hypernyms for Overhead railway?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    transportation system, rapid transit system, mass transit system, train system, Light rail system, Monorail system, Rail infrastructure, Urban rail system, Urban transport system, rail system.

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