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  5. systems (equipment)
  6. [systems by function]
  7. infrastructural systems
  8. transit systems (infrastructure)
  9. public transit (infrastructure)
  10. [public transit by form]
  11. rail transit systems
  12. light rail transit
  13. street-railroads
Scope note
Designates light rail train systems operating along streets in urban areas; replaced horse-drawn rail vehicles during the 19th century prior to the popularity of self-propelled streetcar systems.
Accepted term: 20-May-2024