Definition of scenic railway in US English:

scenic railway


  • An attraction at a fair or in a park consisting of a miniature railroad that runs past natural features and artificial scenery.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘David started with the darts stall and acquired other pitches, such as the scenic railway, the bowl slide and the Tunnel of Love.’
    • ‘A scenic railway could be preserved for passengers by handing it over to the community.’
    • ‘There was a stop on the scenic railway called Edelweiss, and as we got nearer my heart began to sing lighter,’


scenic railway

/ˈsēnik ˈrālˌwā/