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railway

noun
 
 
/ˈreɪlweɪ/
A2 [C] mainly UK ( US railroad,
 
 
/ˈreɪlrəʊd/)
the metal tracks that trains travel on:
Repairs are being carried out on the railway.Railways and railway lines
the railway(s) mainly UK ( US the railroad(s)) A2 the organizations connected with trains: He worked on the railways all his life.Railways and railway lines
(Definition of railway from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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