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. 2012