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Rail passengers and rail travel

class

noun

one of the standards of service available to someone travelling by train, plane etc

coach

noun

a less expensive type of seat on a plane or train. The British word is economy or tourist class.

first class

noun

the best and most expensive seats on a plane or train, or the best and most expensive accommodation (=place to sleep) on a ship

passenger

noun

someone who travels in a motor vehicle, aircraft, train, or ship but is not the driver or one of the people who works on it

rail

noun

the system of travelling by train

rail

noun

relating to train travel

railcard

noun

a card that allows you to travel by train at a lower price than usual

railpass

noun

a train ticket that you buy that allows you to travel anywhere in a particular area during a particular period of time

the railway

noun

the system of travelling by train, and all the companies, people, and equipment relating to it

second class

noun

the ordinary seats and service on a train or ship

shunt

verb

to move a train to a different track

straphanging

noun

standing on a crowded bus or train

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