What does railway mean?

Definitions for railwayˈreɪlˌweɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word railway.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway system(noun)

    line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight

  2. railroad track, railroad, railway(noun)

    a line of track providing a runway for wheels

    "he walked along the railroad track"

Wiktionary

  1. railway(Noun)

    A track, consisting of parallel rails, over which wheeled vehicles may travel.

  2. railway(Noun)

    A transport system using these rails used to move passengers or goods.

  3. Origin: rail + way

Webster Dictionary

  1. Railway(noun)

    a road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on a bed or substructure

  2. Railway(noun)

    the road, track, etc., with all the lands, buildings, rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and constituting one property; as, a certain railroad has been put into the hands of a receiver

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'railway' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1420

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'railway' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1997

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'railway' in Nouns Frequency: #503

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of railway in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of railway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Don't be too optimistic while you are tied to a railway when the train is coming; it won't be helpful for the solution!

  2. Transport Minister Samuel Sitta:

    A consortium of Chinese railway companies led by China Railway Materials (CRM) has been picked to help us build the railway line.

  3. Canadian Labor Minister Kellie Leitch:

    I'm delighted to say that Unifor and Canadian National Railway have been able to come to a tentative agreement, cN will be running at full capacity tonight and tomorrow.

  4. Chen Huichao:

    A suspect was running from the exit of the railway station and chasing a woman and child who fell on the ground, it was really dangerous and we were afraid we would hurt (them).

  5. Vladimir Fortov:

    The idea is that basing on the new technology of high-speed rail transport we can build a new railway near the Trans-Siberian Railway with the opportunity to go to Chukotka and Bering Strait and then to the American continent.

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