What is subway?

  • (noun): An underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway.
    Synonyms: underpass
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on subway:

Hwamyeong Station
... Hwamyeong Station is a train and subway station in northern Busan, South Korea ... The train and subway stations are not connected directly ... The subway station lies on Busan Subway Line 2 ...
Line 13, Beijing Subway - History
... Despite being numbered 13, the line was only the third subway line to enter into operation ... It was the first Beijing Subway line to adopt Yikatong, the electronic farecard, at the end of 2003. 1 and Line 2 are no longer needed, as the entire Beijing subway system has adopted the Y2 flat fare with unlimited free transfers ...
Wesley Autrey - Popular Culture
... An episode of the television show 30 Rock entitled Subway Hero features Dennis Duffy, a recurring character, as a citywide hero after emulating the actions of ... shows a man named Jack Nash who heroically saves a woman stuck in the throes of a seizure on the subway tracks ... afterward, injuries unrelated to the train, deemed by the press "The Subway Hero." ...
R28 (New York City Subway Car)
... The R28 was a New York City Subway car built in 1960 and 1961 by American Car and Foundry (ACF). 7924-7925 are still on the New York City Subway property used for work service, coupled to other Redbirds ...
Wesley Autrey
... Wesley Autrey (born February 6, 1956) (dubbed by the media as the "Subway Samaritan", "Subway Superman", "The Hero of Harlem" and as the "Subway Hero ...

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Famous quotes containing the word subway:

    In New York—whose subway trains in particular have been “tattooed” with a brio and an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame—not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements.... Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the “haves.”
    Gilbert Adair, British author, critic. “Cleaning and Cleansing,” Myths and Memories (1986)

    I leave you, home,
    when I’m ripped from the doorstep
    by commerce or fate. Then I submit
    to the awful subway of the world....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)