Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Railway yard   /rˈeɪlwˌeɪ jɑrd/   Listen
Railway yard

An area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.  Synonyms: railyard, yard.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Railway yard" Quotes from Famous Books

... by a friend of his who kept a mill lower down the hill. Whitemill-street is called after this White Mill. The lower mill stood where Hotham-street is now, which formerly was called Duncan-street. The mill occupied the site of the Quaker's school, which was pulled down to make room for the railway yard. When this mill was razed to the ground, a grave was discovered in the foundation, in which was a skeleton, and it was freely said that this was the White Mill miller, who had so mysteriously disappeared some years previously. It was the talk ...
— Recollections of Old Liverpool • A Nonagenarian

Words linked to "Railway yard" :   tract, yard, parcel, piece of land, parcel of land, marshalling yard, railyard, piece of ground

Copyright © 2023