Thesaurus / main-line
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There are some side-lines, with but two or three trains a day—side-lines that reach the main-line only through other branches.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
"It's just as well, I guess," said the main-line superintendent carelessly.
Then once more he caught up the severed end of the main-line wire, and touched the opposite side of the instrument.
THE YOUNG RAILROADERSFRANCIS LOVELL COOMBS
The Natural Bridge is not far from Field, the main-line railway town that serves as a center for this national playground.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
Finally, after a vast amount of argument, the main-line divisions were settled, and attention was given to the side-lines.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
There is a regular cordon of guides—like me—drawn across the entrances to the main-line platforms—unostentatiously, of course.
THE MAN WITH THE CLUBFOOTVALENTINE WILLIAMS
For the “haunting” of the Midway Junction station had been a subject of much discussion on the main-line wire a few weeks back.
THE YOUNG RAILROADERSFRANCIS LOVELL COOMBS
Yes, sir; there are hardly any others on the main-line trains, especially first-class.
FANTMASPIERRE SOUVESTRE
The nearest town was twelve miles off, and the main-line junction was some thirty-odd miles beyond that.
Following breakfast, the morning being a beautiful one, Alex determined on a walk, and set off along the main-line to the west.
THE YOUNG RAILROADERSFRANCIS LOVELL COOMBS

WORDS RELATED TO MAIN-LINE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.