railway system

noun
line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑railway, ↑railroad, ↑railroad line, ↑railway line
Derivationally related forms: ↑railroad (for: ↑railroad)
Hypernyms: ↑line
Hyponyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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