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Definition of Perry railway
Perry railwayRailroad Rail"road`, Railway Rail"way`, n.
1. A road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of
iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks
for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on a
bed or substructure.
Note: The modern railroad is a development and adaptation of
the older tramway.
2. The road, track, etc., with al the lands, buildings,
rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and
constituting one property; as, certain railroad has been
put into the hands of a receiver.
Note: Railway is the commoner word in England; railroad the
commoner word in the United States.
Note: In the following and similar phrases railroad and
railway are used interchangeably:
Atmospheric railway, Elevated railway, etc. See under
Atmospheric, Elevated, etc.
Cable railway. See Cable road, under Cable.
Perry railway, a submerged track on which an elevated
platform runs, fro carrying a train of cars across a water
Gravity railway, a railway, in a hilly country, on which
the cars run by gravity down gentle slopes for long
distances after having been hauled up steep inclines to an
elevated point by stationary engines.
Railway brake, a brake used in stopping railway cars or
Railway car, a large, heavy vehicle with flanged wheels
fitted for running on a railway. [U.S.]
Railway carriage, a railway passenger car. [Eng.]
Railway scale, a platform scale bearing a track which forms
part of the line of a railway, for weighing loaded cars.
Railway slide. See Transfer table, under Transfer.
Railway spine (Med.), an abnormal condition due to severe
concussion of the spinal cord, such as occurs in railroad
accidents. It is characterized by ataxia and other
disturbances of muscular function, sensory disorders, pain
in the back, impairment of general health, and cerebral
disturbance, -- the symptoms often not developing till
some months after the injury.
Underground railroad or railway.
(a) A railroad or railway running through a tunnel, as
beneath the streets of a city.
(b) Formerly, a system of co["o]peration among certain
active antislavery people in the United States, by
which fugitive slaves were secretly helped to reach
Note: [In the latter sense railroad, and not railway, was
used.] ``Their house was a principal entrep[^o]t of the
underground railroad.' --W. D. Howells.
Meaning of Perry railway from wikipedia
- The Port Whitby
and Port Perry Railway
(PW&PP) was a former railway running
to Port Perry, running
50 km east of Toronto...
- to the town in 1867, and the first train
on the Port Whitby
and Port Perry Railway reached
in Port Perry
in 1872. Cargo
from all over northern...
- The Mount Perry Branch Railway
is a closed railway
line in Central
Queensland, Australia. In 1869 copper
at Mount Perry
(approx 100 km west...
Barr Railway Station
is a railway station
Barr, Birmingham, England. Although rebuilt around
the time of electrification
in the 1960s, it...
- Line"), formerly
the Grand Junction Railway
by nearby Perry
Barr railway station
and, at the western
end, Hamstead railway
station. In July...
- Gin Gin was an original station
of the first section
of the Mount Perry railway
line which opened
from North Bundaberg
on 19 July 1881...
- & Port Perry Railway
from Port Perry
in 1876, reaching Albert
on June 15, 1877 as the Whitby, Port Perry
- stations within
of the ward; Hamstead railway station
station. The latter, opened
in 1837, is one of the oldest
- by Queensland Government Railways
as part of the Bundaberg
to Mount Perry railway
the Mount Perry copper
mines. It took two...
- Milwaukee Railway
Port Huron Railroad Tunnel Company
and Port Perry Railway Portage
and North-Western Railway Portland Elevator Company
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