red rocket

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red rocket (plural red rockets)

  1. (Canada) Nickname for red-painted electrical streetcars and subway trams operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Canada, especially the classic models used during the early and mid-20th century.
    • 1991, "Save the Red Rocket," (editorial) Toronto Star, 9 Sep., p. A14
      Toronto's Red Rocket streetcars are renowned worldwide as a symbol of our city.