railway

[n] - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system
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railway

Method of transport in which trains convey passengers and goods along a twin rail track. Following the work of British steam pioneers such as the Scottish engineer James Watt, English engineers,...
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railway

1. A road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on a bed or substructure. ... The modern railroad is a development and adaptation of the older tramway. ... 2. The road, track, etc, with al the lands, buildings, rolling stock, fr...
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railway

railroad noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
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Railway

• (n.) The road, track, etc., with all the lands, buildings, rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and constituting one property; as, a certain railroad has been put into the hands of a receiver. • (n.) A road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the...
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Railway

A railway is a road made by placing on the ground on a specially prepared track, continuous parallel lines of iron or steel rails, on which carriages with flanged wheels are run with little friction and consequently at high velocity. The necessity for railways originated in the requirements of the coal-traffic of Northumberlandshire, where the firs...
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railway

Click images to enlargeMethod of transport in which trains convey passengers and goods along a twin rail track. Following the work of British steam pioneers such as the Scottish engineer James Watt, English engineers, such as George Stephenson, developed the steam locomotive and built the first railways; Stephenson bu...
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Railway

[disambiguation] A railway is a type of transport using wheeled vehicles on rail tracks. Railway (or Railroad) may also refer to: In music: In places: == See also == ...
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