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noun as in railroad

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US policymakers have earmarked 7% of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill making its way through the Senate for greater broadband access, nearly as much as it’s investing in the nation’s railways.

From Quartz

Today the water is still bottled in town, but the old railway that delivered travelers into town has been converted into a 20-mile-long rail trail that’s perfect for running.

We laid railway tracks and paved roadways that spanned continents.

From Time

Texas Central Railway, a private railway company, is in talks to build a high-speed line connecting Dallas and Houston.

From Time

According to a plan issued by the State Council in February 2021, China will be home to 200,000 kilometers of railways by 2035.

All in all, approximately 13,000 Allied POWs and 90,000 Asian laborers perished while working on the railway.

Manttan is keen to carry out research on that Burmese side of the railway as his father worked on that section.

A dam now in place on the Thai side of the line prevents the railway from being reconstructed in its entirety, he explains.

They recorded 10,549 graves on or near the railway in 144 cemeteries, failing to locate only 52 graves.

Two years later, Death Metal Angola is readying for its premiere, and the railway film remains unfinished.

On his arrival at the local railway station he was met by his lordship in person.

Be that as it may, the Railway Clearing House, as a practical entity, came into being in 1842.

Four-wheeled railway carriages are, I was going to say, a thing of the past; but that is not so.

From pre-natal days I was destined for the railway service, as an oyster to its shell.

Eighteen hundred and fifty-one was a period of anxiety to the Midland and to railway companies generally.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to railway, such as: line, rail line, track, and train line.

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