commercial railroad

commercial railroad
A term applied to the former "interurbans " which operated between cities but ran part of their tracks on the streets or used the tracks of street car lines, carrying both passengers and freight. Anhalt v Waterloo, C. F. & N. Ry. Co. 166 Iowa 479, 147 NW 928; McClintock v RichIands Brick Corp. 152 Va 1, 145 SE 425, 61 ALR 1033.

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