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Definitions and Synonyms of railway line | Another word for railway line | What is railway line?

Definition 1: the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for railway line in the sense of this definition

(railway line is a kind of ...) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

(... is a kind of railway line ) a railway line connected to a trunk line

(... is a kind of railway line ) line that is the main route on a railway

(railway line is a part of ...) a bed on which railroad track is laid

(railway line is a part of ...) a line of track providing a runway for wheels

"he walked along the railroad track"

Definition 2: line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for railway line in the sense of this definition

(railway line is a kind of ...) a commercial organization serving as a common carrier

(... is a kind of railway line ) a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars

(... is a kind of railway line ) railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction

(... is a kind of railway line ) a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

(... is a kind of railway line ) an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

"in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"

(... is a kind of railway line ) a railway having a single track

(... is a kind of railway line ) short for railway

"he traveled by rail" "he was concerned with rail safety"

(... is a kind of railway line ) small railway in an amusement park

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