Commuter rail

passenger rail transport services primarily within metropolitan areas

Commuter rail or suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport[Note 1] service that primarily operates within a metropolitan area connecting commuters to the central city from suburbs or commuter towns.[1][2][3]

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  1. A passenger train travels between stations where passengers may embark and disembark.

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  1. Transportation Research Board (1989). "Urban Public Transportation Glossary" (PDF).
  2. American Public Transit Association (1994). "Glossary of Transit Terminology" (PDF).
  3. "National Transit Database Glossary". 2013-11-13. Archived from the original on 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2019-10-12.