Meaning of RAILWAY in English

n. 1 a track or set of tracks made of steel rails upon which goods trucks and passenger trains run. 2 such a system worked by a single company (Great Western Railway). 3 the organization and personnel required for its working. 4 a similar set of tracks for other vehicles etc. railway-yard the area where rolling-stock is kept and made up into trains.

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.