joint line

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joint line (plural joint lines)

  1. (rail transport) A railway that is or was owned and operated by more than one company.
    • 1959 April, “Motive Power Miscellany: London Midland Region”, in Trains Illustrated, page 221:
      The engine was No. 60920, which was seen passing southbound through Preston and then at about 1.0 p.m. heading its train over the former joint line from Warrington via Helsby to the Chester district; [...]