Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
railway /'reilwei/
  • danh từ
    • đường sắt, đường xe lửa, đường ray
    • (định ngữ) (thuộc) đường sắt
      • railway company: công ty đường sắt
      • railway car (carriage, coach): toa xe lửa
      • railway engine: đầu máy xe lửa
      • railway rug: chăn len để đắp chân (trên xe lửa)
      • railway station: nhà ga xe lửa
      • at railway speed: hết sức nhanh
Concise Dictionary
+line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
+a line of track providing a runway for wheels

Thesaurus Dictionary
train, rail, rolling-stock, Archaic iron horse, US railroad:
Railway service could be improved on some suburban lines. Diamond Jim Brady, the American millionaire, made his money from the railway.
Advanced English Dictionary
(BrE) (AmE railroad)
+ noun
1 (BrE also railway line) a track with rails on which trains run: The railway is still under construction. + a disused railway
2 a system of tracks, together with the trains that run on them, and the organization and people needed to operate them: Her father worked on the railways. + a railway station / worker / company + the Midland Railway + a model railway
Collocation Dictionary


mainline | high-speed | disused | narrow gauge, standard gauge | miniature
A miniature railway runs around the park.
| model | funicular, overhead
Tourists can take the funicular railway to the top of the mountain.
| private, regional, state | electric, steam


manage, operate, run | nationalize, privatize | build, construct | close, open


run | carry sth
The railways carry millions of tons of freight every year.


carriage, coach, train, wagon | station, terminus | platform | ticket | ticket office | timetable | service | connection | journey, travel
the pleasures of railway travel
| passenger, traveller | employee, porter, staff, worker | architect, engineer | authorities, company | network, system | line, track | junction, sidings | bridge, tunnel, viaduct | enthusiast
He is a lifelong railway enthusiast.
| accident | age
Such speed of travel was unimaginable before the railway age.


on a/the ~
doing maintenance work on the railway He works on the railways.
| ~ between
the railway between Funchal and Monte
| ~ from, ~ to

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