railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway system(noun)
line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
railroad track, railroad, railway(verb)
a line of track providing a runway for wheels
"he walked along the railroad track"
dragoon, sandbag, railroad(verb)
compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
"They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"
supply with railroad lines
"railroad the West"
transport by railroad
To transport via railroad.
Many railroads roughly follow the trace of older land - and/or water roads
To operate a railroad.
The Thatcherite experiment proved the private sector can railroad as inefficiently as a state monopoly
To work for a railroad.
Railroads can only compete fully if their tracks are technically compatible with and linked to each-other
To engage in a hobby pertaining to railroads.
The lawyers made the procedure a railroad to get the signatures they needed.
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A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
Congress now needs to pass this plan in the coming weeks to avoid service disruptions that will impact shippers across the country and commuter railroad passengers, this PTC extension will keep the pressure on freight and passenger railroads to ensure safety benefits are realized as soon as possible.
The vehicle was actually straddling the railroad tracks.
It is entirely inappropriate that the railroad industry would make hostages of America's passenger rail services and chemical shippers in order to secure their favored legislative outcome, it is offensive that only when a railroad could face full liability for an accident that they find operation without PTC to be unacceptably dangerous.
We were taken to this very old beautiful temple... the whole population of Mád was confined to the temple for one night, the next morning we were walked through our town to the railroad tracks and put on a train.
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