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An attraction at a fair or in a park consisting of a miniature railway that runs past natural features and artificial scenery.
- ‘There was a stop on the scenic railway called Edelweiss, and as we got nearer my heart began to sing lighter,’
- ‘It's perched on the escarpment of the enormous eucalyptus-covered Jamison Valley, with the famous rock formation, the Three Sisters, to the left and the scenic railway to the right.’
- ‘A scenic railway could be preserved for passengers by handing it over to the community.’
- ‘David started with the darts stall and acquired other pitches, such as the scenic railway, the bowl slide and the Tunnel of Love.’
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