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Definition of Railway

Railway

  1. 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. 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.

Railway Quotations

The press, the machine, the railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return.
E. M. Forster

I'm proud to be a railway modeler. It means more to me to be on the cover of Model Railroader than to be on the cover of a music magazine.
Rod Stewart

I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that, the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay.
Dylan Thomas

I wanted to invent an engine that could run for ever. I could have developed a new train, had I stayed in the railway. It would have looked like the AK-47 though.
Mikhail Kalashnikov
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Railway Translations

railway in Danish is jernbane
railway in Dutch is spoor, spoorweg
railway in Finnish is rautatie
railway in French is trajectoire, chemin de fer
railway in German is Bahn {f}, Eisenbahn {f}, Eisenbahn, Bahnhof
railway in Italian is ferroviario, orbita
railway in Portuguese is ferrovia, estrada de ferro

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