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a bus or rail route covering only a limited distance.
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Below that level, it will be a candidate for being spun off to a
operator or being abandoned.
The faults of a
are jerkiness and excessive compression.
The symbol consists of three parts: a long line, a
, and a number.
These two giant railroads have either abandoned their branch lines or sold or leased them to
My company is planning to purchase a branch line from a major railroad, and operate it as a
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