Main meanings of pay-train in English

: pay-train1pay-train2

pay-train1

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪˌtreɪn/

noun

historical
  • A train carrying wages.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From pay + train.

Main meanings of pay-train in English

: pay-train1pay-train2

pay-train2

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪˌtreɪn/

noun

  • A rail service on which tickets are bought on the train itself rather than at the station before boarding.

Origin

1960s. From pay + train.