excursion fare


excursion fare
excursion fare noun
A special cheap fare allowed on certain journeys by public transport
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Main Entry:excursion

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  • excursion — excursional, excursionary, adj. /ik skerr zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. a short trip or outing to some place, usually for a special purpose and with the intention of a prompt return: a pleasure excursion; a scientific excursion. 2. a trip on a train,… …   Universalium

  • excursion ticket — /əkˈskɜʃən tɪkət/ (say uhk skershuhn tikuht) noun a return ticket for off peak travel at a reduced rate. Also, excursion fare …   Australian English dictionary

  • excursion train — noun A special train, usu with reduced fares, for people making an excursion esp for pleasure • • • Main Entry: ↑excursion * * * excursion train, a train carrying persons on a trip, especially a short trip taken for pleasure, usually at a reduced …   Useful english dictionary

  • excursion ticket — noun : a special rate ticket for making a round trip journey on an excursion * * * a round trip ticket at a reduced fare, often for use within a limited period of time. [1870 75] * * * excursion ticket noun • • • Main Entry: ↑excursion * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fare dilution — A reduction in airline fare and, hence, revenue yields by offering excursion; group; and seasonal, or off peak, and other promotional fares …   Aviation dictionary

  • excursion ticket — a round trip ticket at a reduced fare, often for use within a limited period of time. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Excursion train —    For star engagements in major cities of the Midwest and south, special trains would be scheduled for theatergoers from smaller towns in the region. For example, when Edwin Booth played Kansas City in 1887, residents of Fort Scott, Kansas,… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • excursion ticket — round trip ticket at a reduced fare …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Automated fare collection system (Sydney) — Ticket barriers at Mascot station. The Sydney automated fare collection system (AFC) is the name given to three interoperable automated ticketing systems for buses, trains and government run ferries in and around Sydney, Australia. The system was …   Wikipedia

  • Automated Fare Collection System — Fact|date=February 2007The system, developed by AES Prodata (now ERG Transit Systems), is based on cardboard or plastic magnetic stripe card tickets featuring a magnetic stripe on one side and printed journey information on the other.The… …   Wikipedia