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railway 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
  2. railroad track: a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"
  3. Rail transport is the means of conveyance of passengers and goods by way of wheeled vehicles running on rail tracks. In contrast to road transport, where vehicles merely run on a prepared surface, rail vehicles are also directionally guided by the tracks they run on. ...
  4. Railway is a German heavy metal band that formed in the late 70s. They play a style of heavy metal music similar to that of Accept and Warlock. They split up after their 6th studio album but have since reformed and released a "best of" album.
  5. The AN Railway is one of several shortline railroad companies owned by the Genesee & Wyoming parent company. ...
  6. The Railway, widely known as The Gare Saint-Lazare, is an 1873 painting by Édouard Manet. The setting is the urban landscape of Paris in the late nineteenth century. ...
  7. (Railways (2010 film)) Railways is a Japanese film released on 29 May 2010. The film was produced by Shūji Abe, directed by Yoshinari Nishikōri, and stars Kiichi Nakai and Reiko Takashima. ...
  8. A track, consisting of parallel rails, over which wheeled vehicles may travel; A transport system using these rails used to move passengers or goods
  9. (Railways) The nearest railway stations are Dondaicha (c. 30 km away) and Nandurbar (c. 35 km away).
  10. (Railways) This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, standard, narrow, and dual. Other gauges are listed under note.
  11. (Railways) The rail transportation network in the United States included about 120,000 miles of major rail lines in the late 1990s, on which carriers transported an estimated 1.3 million tons of freight annually. ...
  12. (Railways) total: NA km; privately owned, narrow-gauge plantation lines
  13. A guided system designed for the movement of rolling stock that has the  capability of transporting passengers or freight or both on a railway  track with a railway track gauge of 600mm or more, together with its  rail infrastructure.
  14. An infrastructure comprised of guidewayed (wheeled, Maglev, etc.) trackage or channels situated on, above, or below ground, facilities, appurtenances, and other necessary elements whereby vehicles may travel throughout the network.
  15. (or London time) a colloquial term used for Greenwich time as it began to replace local time with the introduction, in the mid-1800s, of railways and the resulting need for unified timetables.
  16. No rail service to this community.
  17. ¤ Russian Railway, by ArtZ
  18. guns could be quickly concentrated and dispersed as necessay, and by rapid changes of position they could deliver long range harassing fire and remain undetected, by the means then in use, for long periods at a time.