What is another word for rapid transit system?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈapɪd tɹˈansɪt sˈɪstəm] (IPA)

Rapid transit system, also known as a metro, is a type of transportation system designed for high-capacity and high-speed travel in urban areas. Some synonyms for the term include subway, underground, tube, metro rail, and elevated rail. Subway is a term mainly used in North America and refers to an underground rail system. The underground is also a term used primarily in the United Kingdom for a similar transportation system, also known as the London Underground. Tube, another term mainly used in the UK, is derived from the round, tube-shaped tunnels through which the trains travel. Metro rail and elevated rail refer to above-ground rail systems used in some urban areas around the world.

Synonyms for Rapid transit system:

What are the hypernyms for Rapid transit system?

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

    mass transit system, Public Transportation System, rapid transit network.

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