Translation of railway in Spanish:

railway

ferrocarril, n.

Pronunciation /ˈreɪlweɪ//ˈreɪlˌweɪ/

noun

British

  • 1

    (system)
    ferrocarril masculine
    (station/line) (before noun) de ferrocarril
    (line/station) (before noun) ferroviario
    (timetable) de trenes
    railway bridge puente de ferrocarril masculine
    • railway network red ferroviaria
    • railway yard depósito
    • Often a broken rail is found and the railway stops trains until it is mended.
    • Polls show that most people want the railways re-nationalised.
    • It occurred after the railway worker confronted two people daubing graffiti on a train.
    • The railways also facilitated the transport of inferior wines.
    • It was enough to break airline reservation systems and German banking networks and halt Australian railways.
    • Representatives from the railway network attended a special award ceremony at the Romford Dog Stadium.
    • The new Eastern Region will operate and maintain the railway network across one-third of the country.
    • I guess we all knew that the railway network was out of control financially, and riddled with inefficiencies.
    • The cause of the tragedy is being investigated by Italy's railway network RFI.
    • Already the railway people are predicting 30-minute delays for tomorrow morning.
    • He is a railway enthusiast who is heavily involved in planning for the future.
    • It suffered again when public confidence in the railways dipped after ten people were killed in 2001.
    • It will link up with the Angolan railway network in the area of Cassinga and Chamutete.
    • It showed the network of railways that used to operate in this country many years ago and it made me very sad.
    • The Unions have a vested interest in organisations such as the railways and the National Health Service.
    • Economic regulation of the railway, as presently organised, has largely failed.
    • However, steel had structural advantages and durability which iron lacked, and the railways adopted steel for their tracks.
    • All this and breakfast is done before the railway people arrive for an early ordering time.
    • It was easy to understand why firms preferred road transport: the railway was badly run.
    • If the revenues have been going down, the cost of operating the world's largest network of railways has been steadily inching upwards.
  • 2

    (track) vía férrea feminine
    (route) línea de ferrocarril feminine
    • This week has been chaos on the railways as so many lines need to be checked and speed restrictions have been introduced.
    • As for claims that nuts never come loose on the railway, rail workers rubbished that last week.
    • No remnants of these prairies survive, except for linear strips along railways.
    • Highworth Town Council is backing calls for a cycle route along the disused railway line.
    • He parked the car at the railway station and walked along the deserted line.
    • Commuters could benefit from plans to provide car parking at a branch line railway station.
    • They can be used as acoustic baffles along roads and railways.
    • Despite the massive destruction to the railway system the main lines were cleared two days after the blast.
    • The damage to bridges, roads, railways and telephone lines took months to repair.
    • Trains running along the busy railway line were halted during the afternoon and evening.
    • This simple and not too expensive system was installed over hundreds of miles of British main line railways and the lives saved must be considerable.
    • A month back the route from Newport to Sandown was opened along a disused railway and as such it has no hills.
    • The only thing that makes his work more complicated is the bad traffic and cars driving along the railways.
    • The Government thought it was going to deliver the coal by rail, but the railways are so run down that it cannot get it through.
    • Fields around Horwich are flooded in places, and all along the railway line to Bolton acres of land are seen under water.
    • Plans have been submitted to lay a leisure trail along a former railway as part of a £1 million project.
    • Level crossings still pose the greatest risk to life on the railways, a rail safety chief said yesterday.
    • In addition to using the civil main lines, railways were constructed for purely military purposes, with no commercial value.
    • It is to be located along the railway in the city of Kaesong, just inside the North Korean border.
    • The route north all the way to Whitby carries no traffic at all as it is the Rail Trail which runs along the track bed of a former railway line.