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.
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
VERB + RAILWAY
manage, operate, run | nationalize, privatize | build, construct | close, open
RAILWAY + VERB
run | carry sth
The railways carry millions of tons of freight every year.
RAILWAY + NOUN
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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