emergency cord

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trains & railways
emergency cordeˈmergency ˌcord noun [countable] American English TTTa chain that a passenger pulls to stop a train in an emergency SYN communication cord British English
Examples from the Corpus
emergency cordThat coppery twang on the emergency cord that hangs tight in his gut.An officer allegedly pulled the emergency cord as a joke.