Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun railway

2 senses of railway

Sense 1
railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway system -- (line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight)
       => line -- (a commercial organization serving as a common carrier)

Sense 2
railroad track, railroad, railway -- (a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track")
       => track -- (a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels)

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