Definitions for railroads

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The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. railroads

    The most important factor for progress and enlightenment in the world today.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Railroads

    Permanent roads having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid to gage, usually on a leveled or graded ballasted roadbed and providing a track for freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock. Cars are designed to be drawn by locomotives or sometimes propelled by self-contained motors. (From Webster's 3d) The concept includes the organizational and administrative aspects of railroads as well.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ken Hoexter:

    The question is whether the economy will aid in the recovery of the railroads.

  2. John Risch:

    You don't merge two railroads like this to create job opportunities but to boost profits for a few investors.

  3. Sarah Feinberg:

    (We) are running out of things that we can put on the railroads to do, there have to be other industries that have skin in the game.

  4. Joe McHugh:

    I think that's why the freight railroads got out of the business in the first place, it cost them a whole lot more money than they were making.

  5. Union Pacific spokesman Jeff DeGraff:

    It is consistent with the earlier findings of the National Transportation Safety Board and it confirms that Union Pacific operated within federal laws governing railroads.


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