monorail monorail  /ˈmɑ nə ˌreɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a railway having a single track

Usage(s):

  1. Travel inside the dome would be by electric cars or monorailto avoid lethal accumulations of automobile exhaust.
  2. He calls for a circumferential monorail in Manhattan, which would ease congestion on traffic-crammed city streets.
  3. Kuala Lumpur's sleek new monorail glides above a clean, modern city.

News

  1. I-70 high-speed rail ridership projections fall short of expectations

    Joe Amon | The Denver Post A model for suspended monorail automated rapid transit by Swift Tram as the Department of Transportation looks at new plans for the I-70 corridor into the mountains.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  2. James Turrell brings a second (less successful) installation to Crystals

    Unlike "Akhob" at Louis Vuitton, Turrell's “Untitled” monorail station functions mainly as set and theater.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Weekly

  3. The Order: 1886 announced as PS4 exclusive [Update: Now with trailer!]

    Sony just unveiled The Order: 1886 as a PS4 exclusive. The game was showcased in a brief debut trailer which was set in a Victorian yet futuristic-seeming London, complete with zeppelins, monorail, and an array of advanced-looking steampunk weaponry. The Order: 1886 is being developed by God of War: Chains of Olympus and Ghost of Sparta developer Ready at Dawn. The Order: 1886 announced as PS4 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq

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Quotes

  1. "I want to talk to him about getting rid of our freeways, because they're no good. We have to have monorail systems," Bradbury said, adding that he'd be happy to have a station named after him.
    on Aug 22, 2006 By: Ray Bradbury Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "The Bandra-Worli Sea Link is almost ready and will be completed by May 2009, work on the Mumbai Metro Railway and Monorail are in progress," Jamir noted.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: SC Jamir Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "I am impressed with the monorail. It can be emulated in India and we will soon initiate discussions with Malaysia," Lalu said after witnessing the signing of the USD one billion contract between IRCON and the Malaysian government to build...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Hindu

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