Definitions for railheadˈreɪlˌhɛd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a railroad depot at which supplies are unloaded to be distributed or forwarded by truck or other means.
a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
the end of the completed track on an unfinished railway
A point on a railway system where goods are loaded, unloaded or transferred to other transport.
The furthest point on a railroad under construction to which rails have been laid.
An area of hostile territory at the end of a rail line that, when captured, serves for the continuous movement into position of further troops and material.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A point on a railway where loads are transferred between trains and other means of transport.