railway line

railway line (plural railway lines)

  1. (chiefly, UK) A railway track; a pair of rails on which a railway train runs.
  2. (chiefly, UK) A group of railway tracks running parallel, allowing one track to be used for each direction (a double-track railway line), or allowing segregation of fast trains from stopping trains (a four-track railway line).
  3. (chiefly, UK) An organization that runs a railroad.
  • (all senses) railroad line (US)
  • German: Gleis
  • Italian: binario
  • Portuguese: trilho, linha do trem, linha de trem, linha ferroviária

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