Boat-train



a train scheduled to carry passengers to or from a landing point:
The boat train to Paris was waiting at Cherbourg.
Historical Examples

Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
Hushed Up William Le Queux
Uncanny Tales Various
The Glory of the Trenches Coningsby Dawson
The Blue Germ Martin Swayne
The Glory of the Trenches Coningsby Dawson
The Riddle of the Purple Emperor Mary E. Hanshew and Thomas W. Hanshew
How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
Science and the Criminal C. Ainsworth Mitchell
The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance

noun
a train scheduled to take passengers to or from a particular ship

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