Meaning of RAILWAY in English
US usually railroad [noun] [C] - a metal track on which trains run, or the whole system of such tracks, stations and trainsBe careful when you cross the railway.I cross the railway bridge every day on my way to school.We live close to the railway (line).Repairs are being carried out on the railway (line) (= the route of the track) between Birmingham and Newcastle this weekend.She travelled on the Trans-Siberian/trans-continental railway (= route).He worked on the railway(s)/was a railway worker (= worked for the system of transport using trains) for forty years.I'll meet you at the railway station.Have you got a railway timetable I could borrow?There were several trains in the railway sidings.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012