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Definition of "railway system" []

  • Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "railway system" in a sentence
  • "He completed the railway system and employed what Brofferio called “a portentous activity” in extending the roads, canals, and all the means of communication which could stimulate industry."
  • "In wartime, he went to the Ministry of Munitions and then was asked to reorganize the railway system behind the British front in France."
  • "Some idea of the urgency (not to say confusion) and of the stress of their journey on the Russian railway system can be derived from their movement order, which specified detraining at no fewer than seven different stations."