Definition of railway yard in English:

railway yard

Line breaks: rail|way yard

noun

  • An area consisting of a network of railway tracks, sidings, and sheds for storing, maintaining, and joining engines and carriages.
    More example sentences
    • He said when he took over the investigations, the train was already in the railway yard and the inquest report had not been made.
    • It will be built on a site which the school already owns beside part of the site of the old railway yard, and access will be from Bishop Street and Station Road.
    • Not long after moving to the northeast Minneapolis neighborhood, she was walking along Central Avenue when she spotted a curious-looking building in an adjacent railway yard.

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