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railroad in Trains & railways topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrailroadrail‧road1 /ˈreɪlrəʊd $ -roʊd/ ●●○ noun [countable] American English  track.jpg TTTa railway or the railway The supplies were sent on the railroad. a railroad station
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railroadI crossed a railroad overpass and reached a bunch of shacks where two highways forked off, both for Denver.History teaches that the lack of a railroad stop condemned many towns to a lingering death a hundred years ago.By 1901, smelting operations were moved to Douglas, only 25 miles to the east, when a railroad was built.a railroad trackTrains passing through the Anapra gap are now monitored by private security and railroad police.the Southern Pacific railroadWar-time controls were removed; railroads and shipping returned to private corporations.The last boxcar was the railroad guards' heaven on wheels.The railroad took its sweet time arriving.Even though shelters were emerging, it was like the underground railroad.