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An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick). [1]

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Aerotrain (KLIA)

The Aerotrain is an automated people mover (APM) system located within the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.

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ATL SkyTrain

The ATL SkyTrain is an automated people mover (APM) at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport that runs between its terminals and rental car center.

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Atlantic Avenue Elevated

The Atlantic Avenue Elevated was an elevated railway around the east side of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, providing a second route for the Boston Elevated Railway's Main Line Elevated (now the MBTA's Orange Line) around the Washington Street Tunnel.

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Automated guideway transit

The automated guideway transit (AGT) is a fully automated, driverless, grade-separated transit system in which vehicles are automatically guided along a "guideway".

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Berlin Stadtbahn

The Berlin Stadtbahn ("city railway") is a major railway thoroughfare in the German capital Berlin, which runs through Berlin from east to west.

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Berlin U-Bahn

The Berlin U-Bahn (short for Untergrundbahn, "underground railway") is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and a major part of the city's public transport system.

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Blue Line (San Diego Trolley)

The Blue Line (officially the UC San Diego Blue Line for sponsorship purposes) is a light rail line in the San Diego Trolley system, operated by San Diego Trolley, Inc., an operating division of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS).

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Bombardier Innovia

Bombardier Innovia is a product line of fully automated and driverless transportation systems offered by Bombardier Transportation.

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Bombardier Innovia APM

Innovia APM (stylized as INNOVIA APM) is a rubber-tired automated people mover system (APM) manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.

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Bombardier Innovia Metro

Innovia Metro (stylized as INNOVIA Metro) is the current name given to an automated rapid transit system manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.

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Bombardier Innovia Monorail

Innovia Monorail (stylized as INNOVIA Monorail) is the name given to fully automated and driverless monorail system manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.

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Boston Elevated Railway

The Boston Elevated Railway (BERy) was a streetcar and rapid transit railroad operated on, above, and below, the streets of Boston, Massachusetts and surrounding communities.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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BTS Skytrain

The Bangkok Mass Transit System, commonly known as the BTS or the Skytrain (รถไฟฟ้า), is an elevated rapid transit system in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Cable car

A cable car is any of a variety of cable transportation systems relying on cables to pull vehicles along or lower them at a steady rate.

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Cambronne (Paris Métro)

Cambronne is an elevated station of the Paris Métro serving line 6 at the Place Cambronne in the 15th arrondissement.

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Causeway Street Elevated

The Causeway Street Elevated was an elevated section of the MBTA Green Line light rail system in Boston, located in the area near North Station.

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Changi Airport Skytrain

The Changi Airport Skytrain is an automated people mover (APM) that connects Terminals 1, 2 and 3 at Singapore Changi Airport.

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Charlestown Elevated

The Charlestown Elevated was a segment of the MBTA Orange Line rapid transit line that ran from the Canal Street Incline in downtown Boston, Massachusetts through Charlestown to a terminal in Everett, Massachusetts.

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Chennai Mass Rapid Transit System

The Chennai Mass Rapid Transit System, a state-owned subsidiary of Indian Railways, is a metropolitan elevated railway line operated by Southern Railways.

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Chiba Urban Monorail

The is a two-line suspended monorail system located in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

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Chicago "L"

The Chicago "L" (short for "elevated") is the rapid transit system serving the city of Chicago and some of its surrounding suburbs in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Chinatown station (Los Angeles Metro)

Chinatown is an elevated light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.

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Column

A column or pillar in architecture and structural engineering is a structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below.

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Copenhagen Metro

The Copenhagen Metro (Københavns Metro) is a 24/7 rapid transit system in Copenhagen, Denmark, serving the municipalities of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, and Tårnby.

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Düsseldorf Airport

Düsseldorf Airport (Flughafen Düsseldorf,; until March 2013 Düsseldorf International Airport) is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Disneyland Monorail System

The Disneyland Monorail System (originally named the Disneyland ALWEG Monorail System) is an attraction and transportation system at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, United States.

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Docklands Light Railway

The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an automated light metro system opened in 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of East London, England.

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Dortmund

Dortmund (Düörpm:; Tremonia) is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Dresden Suspension Railway

The Dresden Suspension Railway (Schwebebahn Dresden) is one of the oldest suspension railways — a kind of hanging monorail — in the world, having opened in 1901.

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EDSA LRT station

EDSA LRT station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1).

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Elevator

An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport (also known as London Gatwick) is a major international airport near Crawley in southeast England, south of Central London.

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Grade separation

Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.

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H-Bahn

The H-Bahn ("Hängebahn", or "hanging railway") in Dortmund and Düsseldorf is a suspended, driverless passenger suspension railway system.

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Hamburg

Hamburg (locally), Hamborg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg),Constitution of Hamburg), is the second-largest city of Germany as well as one of the country's 16 constituent states, with a population of roughly 1.8 million people. The city lies at the core of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region which spreads across four German federal states and is home to more than five million people. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919 it formed a civic republic headed constitutionally by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten. The city has repeatedly been beset by disasters such as the Great Fire of Hamburg, exceptional coastal flooding and military conflicts including World War II bombing raids. Historians remark that the city has managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. Situated on the river Elbe, Hamburg is home to Europe's second-largest port and a broad corporate base. In media, the major regional broadcasting firm NDR, the printing and publishing firm italic and the newspapers italic and italic are based in the city. Hamburg remains an important financial center, the seat of Germany's oldest stock exchange and the world's oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include multinationals Airbus, italic, italic, italic, and Unilever. The city is a forum for and has specialists in world economics and international law with such consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. In recent years, the city has played host to multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Former German Chancellor italic, who governed Germany for eight years, and Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005, come from Hamburg. The city is a major international and domestic tourist destination. It ranked 18th in the world for livability in 2016. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015. Hamburg is a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. Among its most notable cultural venues are the italic and italic concert halls. It gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule and paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli's italic is among the best-known European entertainment districts.

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Hamburg U-Bahn

The Hamburg U-Bahn is a rapid transit system serving the cities of Hamburg, Norderstedt and Ahrensburg in Germany.

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Hamburger Hochbahn

Hamburger Hochbahn AG (HHA), founded in 1911, operates the underground system and large parts of the bus system in Hamburg, Germany.

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IRT Ninth Avenue Line

The IRT Ninth Avenue Line, often called the Ninth Avenue El, was the first elevated railway in New York City.

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Jack Simmons (historian)

Jack Simmons OBE (30 August 1915 – 3 September 2000) was an English transport historian and emeritus professor of history at University of Leicester, known as a specialist in railway history.

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KL Monorail

The KL Monorail Line is the eighth rail transit line and the only operational monorail system in Malaysia.

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Kolkata Suburban Railway

Howrah junction --> The Kolkata Suburban Railway is a suburban rail system serving the suburbs surrounding the city of Kolkata.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

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Las Vegas Monorail

The Las Vegas Monorail is a monorail mass transit system located adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip, in Clark County, Nevada, United States.

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Level crossing

A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.

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Light rail

Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.

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Line 15 (São Paulo Metro)

Line 15 (Silver) is a line of the São Paulo Metro.

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Line 3 Scarborough

Line 3 Scarborough, originally known as the Scarborough RT, is a light metro line that is part of the Toronto subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Liverpool Overhead Railway

The Liverpool Overhead Railway (known locally as the Dockers' Umbrella) was an overhead railway in Liverpool which operated along the Liverpool Docks and opened in 1893 with lightweight electric multiple units.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London and Blackwall Railway

Originally called the Commercial Railway, the London and Blackwall Railway (L&BR) in east London, England, ran from Minories to Blackwall via Stepney, with a branch line to the Isle of Dogs, connecting central London to many of London's docks.

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London and Greenwich Railway

The London and Greenwich Railway (L&GR) was opened in London between 1836 and 1838.

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London Bridge – Greenwich Railway Viaduct

The London Bridge – Greenwich Railway Viaduct consists of a series of nineteen brick railway viaducts linked by road bridges between London Bridge railway station and Deptford Creek, which together make a single structure in length.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Maglev

Maglev (derived from magnetic levitation) is a system of train transportation that uses two sets of magnets, one set to repel and push the train up off the track as in levitation (hence Maglev, Magnetic-levitation), then another set to move the 'floating train' ahead at great speed taking advantage of the lack of friction.

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Manhattan Railway Company

The Manhattan Railway Company was an elevated railway company in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City, United States.

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Manila Light Rail Transit System

The Manila Light Rail Transit System (Sistema ng Magaang Riles Panlulan ng Maynila), popularly and informally known as the LRT, is a metropolitan rail system serving the Metro Manila area in the Philippines.

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Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 1

The Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 1 is the first metro line of the Manila Light Rail Transit System.

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Market–Frankford Line

The Market–Frankford Line (MFL) (also called the Market–Frankford Subway–Elevated Line (MFSE), the Market-Frankford El (MFE), the El, or the Blue Line) is a rapid transit line in Philadelphia, operated by SEPTA.

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Memphis Suspension Railway

The Memphis Suspension Railway or Mud Island Monorail is a suspended monorail that connects the city center of Memphis with the entertainment park on Mud Island.

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Metro Vancouver Regional District

Metro Vancouver is a political body and corporate entity designated by provincial legislation as one of the regional districts in British Columbia, Canada.

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MIA Mover

The MIA Mover is an automated people mover (APM) system which opened at the Miami International Airport (MIA) in metropolitan Miami, Florida, United States on September 9, 2011.

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MonoMetro

MonoMetro is a transportation planning company formed in 1997 to promote a new design of suspended narrow-gauge monorails, with Y-shaped pillars.

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Monorail

A monorail is a railway in which the track consists of a single rail.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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New Westminster

New Westminster is a historically important city in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, Canada, and a member municipality of Metro Vancouver.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Paris Métro Line 6

Line 6 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system.

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People mover

A people mover or automated people mover (APM) is a type of small scale automated guideway transit system.

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PHX Sky Train

The PHX Sky Train is a free, 24-hour electric people mover at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Prenzlauer Berg

is a locality of Berlin, forming the southerly and most urban part of the district of Pankow.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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São Paulo

São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.

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Shonan Monorail

The is a suspended SAFEGE monorail in the cities of Kamakura and Fujisawa in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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SkyTrain (Vancouver)

SkyTrain is the metropolitan rail system of the Metro Vancouver Regional District, serving Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and surrounding municipalities.

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South Side Elevated Railroad

The South Side Elevated Railroad (originally Chicago and South Side Rapid Transit Railroad) was the first elevated rapid transit line in Chicago, Illinois.

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St. Pauli Piers

The St.

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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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Suspension railway

A suspension railway is a form of elevated monorail in which the vehicle is suspended from a fixed track (as opposed to a cable used in aerial tramways), which is built above streets, waterways, or existing railway track.

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Sydney Monorail

The Sydney Monorail (originally TNT Harbourlink and later Metro Monorail) was a single-loop monorail in Sydney, Australia, that connected Darling Harbour, Chinatown and the Sydney central business and shopping districts.

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Tokyo Monorail

, officially the, is a monorail system connecting Haneda Airport in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan, to Monorail Hamamatsuchō Station in Minato, Tokyo.

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Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Track (rail transport)

The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.

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U1 (Berlin U-Bahn)

U1 is a line on the Berlin U-Bahn, which is long and has 13 stations.

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U2 (Berlin U-Bahn)

U2 is a line of the Berlin U-Bahn.

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U3 (Hamburg U-Bahn)

The U3 is a line of the Hamburg U-Bahn.

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U6 (Vienna U-Bahn)

Line U6 is a line on the Vienna U-Bahn metro system.

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Vienna U-Bahn

The Vienna U-Bahn (U-Bahn Wien), where U-Bahn is an abbreviation of the German term Untergrundbahn (underground railway), is one of the two rapid transit (metro) systems for Vienna, Austria.

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Washington Street Elevated

The Washington Street Elevated was an elevated segment of Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subway system, comprising the southern stretch of the Orange Line (named after the original name for a section of Washington St, Orange St.). It ran from Chinatown through the South End and Roxbury, ending in Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston.

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Wenhu line

The Wenhu line or Brown line (code BR) is a medium-capacity rapid transit line of Taipei Metro named after the districts it connects: '''Wen'''shan and Nei'''hu'''.

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West Philadelphia

West Philadelphia, nicknamed West Philly, is a section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Wiener Stadtbahn

The Wiener Stadtbahn (German for "Vienna Metropolitan Railway") was a public transportation system operated under this name from 1898 to 1989.

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Wuppertal Suspension Railway

The Wuppertal Suspension Railway (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn) is a suspension railway in Wuppertal, Germany.

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Yurikamome

|, formally the, is an automated guideway transit service operated by the Tokyo Waterfront New Transit Corporation, connecting Shimbashi to Toyosu, via the artificial island of Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan, a market in which it competes with the Rinkai Line.

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7 (New York City Subway service)

The 7 Flushing Local and Flushing Express are two rapid transit services in the A Division of the New York City Subway, providing local and express services along the full length of the IRT Flushing Line.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elevated_railway

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