What does railway mean?

Definitions for railway
ˈreɪlˌweɪrail·way

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway systemnoun

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

  2. railroad track, railroad, railwaynoun

    a line of track providing a runway for wheels

    "he walked along the railroad track"

Wiktionary

  1. railwaynoun

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

    Etymology: rail + way

  2. railwaynoun

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

    Etymology: rail + way

Webster Dictionary

  1. Railwaynoun

    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. Railwaynoun

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. railway

    A type of rail transport system.

    Railway lines are maintained efficiently and we feel very grateful to have this form of travel.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 28, 2020  

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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

How to pronounce railway?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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

Examples of railway in a Sentence

  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. Siddharth Dhage:

    Some people help me, sometimes they complain to railway officials for putting pitchers near the door. If we don't put them near the door, we can not take them out quickly when the train stops.

  3. 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).

  4. 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.

  5. Chief Executive Gianfranco Battisti:

    Exploring international markets is an important part of our industrial plan, in the world there are a lot of opportunities to develop motorway and railway infrastructures and we have the skills to do that.

Images & Illustrations of railway

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