bustitution

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of bus and substitution

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbʌst.ɪ.tjuː.ʃən/

Noun[edit]

bustitution (plural bustitutions)

  1. (rail transport) The substitution of a bus service for a rail (train, tram, etc) or trolleybus service.

Usage notes[edit]

Bustitution can refer to either the permanent cessation of the rail service, or a temporary replacement bypassing a blockage during engineering works, etc.