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Definition of 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.
More "Railway" Quotations

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