Definition of railway in English:


Line breaks: rail|way
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪlweɪ


  • 1A track made of steel rails along which trains run: [as modifier]: a railway line a railway station
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    • Trains running along the busy railway line were halted during the afternoon and evening.
    • Fields around Horwich are flooded in places, and all along the railway line to Bolton acres of land are seen under water.
    • Highworth Town Council is backing calls for a cycle route along the disused railway line.
  • 1.1A set of tracks for other vehicles.
  • 2A network of tracks with the trains, organization, and personnel required for its working: the carriage of freight on the railways
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    • Representatives from the railway network attended a special award ceremony at the Romford Dog Stadium.
    • I guess we all knew that the railway network was out of control financially, and riddled with inefficiencies.
    • The new Eastern Region will operate and maintain the railway network across one-third of the country.

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