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Short line railroads (Nbbcga)

Definition
Railroads that operate over relatively short distances usually connecting several railroads together to make interchange of cars easier and faster. (Source: Team: adapted from AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Railroads (Nbbcg)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Regional railroads (Nbbcgf)
Cable railroads (Nbbcgp)
Electric railroads (Nbbcgq)
Street railroads (Nbbcgr)
Switching and terminal companies (Nbbcgt)
Industrial railroads (Nbbcgv)
Private car lines (Nbbcgy)