There are 2 main translations of rail in Spanish:

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rail 1

American English: /reɪl/
British English: /reɪl/

noun

  • 2 2.1 countable (for trains, trams) the train came off the rails
    el tren descarriló
    to go off the rails (British English) [colloquial]
    (morally)
    apartarse del buen camino
    (mentally)
    enloquecerse
    it was my mother who kept him on the rails
    fue mi madre quien impidió que se descarriara
    2.2 uncountable (railroad) by rail
    en or por ferrocarril
    (before noun) (service/link)
    de ferrocarril
    rail accident rail journey
    viaje (masculine) en tren
    rail strike
    huelga (feminine) de trenes or de ferroviarios or (in Chile, Mexico also) de ferrocarrileros
    rail traffic
    tráfico (masculine) ferroviario or (in Chile, Mexico also) ferrocarrilero
    rail travel
    los viajes en tren
    rail worker (British English)
    ferroviario, (-ria) (masculine, feminine)
    ferrocarrilero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine) (Chile) (Mexico)
    Example sentences
    • The floods of 1999 and 2000 wreaked havoc and seriously affected rail transport in this desperately poor country.
    • Most ports are well linked to local and intercity rail transportation.
    • The golden age of rail travel in the Southwest lives again at a dusty town in eastern Arizona.
    Example sentences
    • In recent years, most steel rails from abandoned lines have been sold to China, he said.
    • He compelled some fettlers to remove rails from the rail track, because they were expecting a train with a number of police.
    • At St. Croix, we leave the joint line for the rails of Canadian Pacific.

intransitive verb

  • (separate)
    separar con una valla or cerca

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rail 2
American English: /reɪl/
British English: /reɪl/

intransitive verb

  • [formal]to rail against something
    clamar contra algo [formal]
    to rail at somebody about something
    recriminar(le) algo a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Had those railing against the charges staged a dignified and lawful protest, the likelihood is they would continue to enjoy the support of the general populace.
    • He complained in Parliament that the MP had railed at him on the phone and had called him a ‘scoundrel’.
    • I could get worked up about this, but I'm not so much railing against networks ignoring their civic duty as I am railing against human nature.

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