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railway noun

ADJ. mainline | high-speed | disused | narrow gauge, standard gauge | miniature A miniature railway runs around the park. | model | funicular, overhead Tourists can take the funicular railway to the top of the mountain. | private, regional, state | electric, steam

VERB + RAILWAY manage, operate, run | nationalize, privatize | build, construct | close, open

RAILWAY + VERB run | carry sth The railways carry millions of tons of freight every year.

RAILWAY + NOUN carriage, coach, train, wagon | station, terminus | platform | ticket | ticket office | timetable | service | connection | journey, travel the pleasures of railway travel | passenger, traveller | employee, porter, staff, worker | architect, engineer | authorities, company | network, system | line, track | junction, sidings | bridge, tunnel, viaduct | enthusiast He is a lifelong railway enthusiast. | accident | age Such speed of travel was unimaginable before the railway age.

PREP. on a/the ~ doing maintenance work on the railway He works on the railways. | ~ between the railway between Funchal and Monte | ~ from, ~ to