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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.
Plural noun of the word railroad.
My brother works on the railroads laying track, they go to work very early and get home during the day, he loves it.
The numerical value of railroads in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of railroads in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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The question is whether the economy will aid in the recovery of the railroads.
You don't merge two railroads like this to create job opportunities but to boost profits for a few investors.
(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.
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.
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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