Definition of trackwork in English:


Line breaks: track|work
Pronunciation: /ˈtrakwəːk/


[mass noun]
  • 1Railway track and associated equipment.
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    • Life-expired signalling equipment and related trackwork, switches and crossings will be replaced.
    • The first fortnight will see closure of Slade Lane Junction to replace signalling equipment and trackwork, including switches and crossings.
    • Members also plan to install trackwork / sidings, create a temporary visitor centre and provide volunteer accommodation as well as restoration of equipment and building of a storage shed for rolling stock.
  • 1.1Work involved in constructing or maintaining railway track.
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    • One of the many trackwork projects taking place on this particular weekend involved running all Uptown trains on the express track from Times Square to 96th Street.
    • We had a pretty uneventful trip outbound to Geneva, although we were slowed somewhat by trackwork.
    • There appeared to be some trackwork going on, as there was a crane sitting next to the tracks.

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