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  • n. A train (either the service or the train itself) making limited stops.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Formerly, a railroad train run expressly for the occasion; a special train; now, a train run at express or special speed and making few stops.
  • n. a railway train (such as a subway train) that does not stop at certain stations, but only at stations designated express stops.

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