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.

Phrases and idioms:

railway-yard the area where rolling-stock is kept and made up into trains.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.