There are 2 translations of rail in Spanish:

rail1

Pronunciation: /reɪl/

n

  • 2 2.1 countable/numerable (for trains, trams) riel (m), raíl (m) (especially Spain/especialmente España) the train came off the rails el tren descarriló to go off the rails (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (morally) descarriarse*, 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/no numerable (railroad) ferrocarril (masculine) by rail en or por ferrocarril (before noun/delante del nombre) [service/link] ferroviario, de ferrocarril rail accident accidente (m) ferroviario, trenazo (m) (Mexico/México) rail journey viaje (masculine) en tren rail strike huelga (feminine) de trenes or de ferroviarios or (in Chile, Mexico also/en Chile, México también) de ferrocarrileros rail traffic tráfico (masculine) ferroviario or (in Chile, Mexico also/en Chile, México también) ferrocarrilero rail travel los viajes en tren rail worker (British English/inglés británico) ferroviario, (m,f), ferrocarrilero, (m,f) (Chile, Mexico/Chile, México)
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of rail in Spanish:

rail2

vi

  • 1.1 [formal] to rail against sth clamar contra algo [formal] to rail at sb about sth recriminar(le) algo a algn
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    • 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.
    1.2 (separate) cercar*, separar con una valla or cerca

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.