What is another word for rails?

105 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹˈe͡ɪlz], [ ɹˈe‍ɪlz], [ ɹ_ˈeɪ_l_z]

Rails, often referred to as the track on which trains run, can also be described using a variety of other words. Some common synonyms for rails include tracks, train tracks, railway lines, tramlines, and permanent way. These terms are often used interchangeably and describe the metal rails that trains or trams ride on. Other words used to describe rails include steel road, iron road, and train route. In addition to this, there are also regional terms used such as "rails" in the US, "rails tracks" in Australia, and "iron way" in India. Regardless of the terminology used, rails are crucial to the functioning of trains and trams.

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Usage examples for Rails

I left my horse in charge of one I thought I might trust, and then took a train and rode over the new rails clean through to San Francisco, and there I groveled around a day or two, taking in the ways of men.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The Wave Shaft Arms are designed so that the Ring rails can be easily leveled by means of adjusting screws.
"Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery"
Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
This time he did not seem able to get up again, and it was fortunate that, when he flung the split fence down, the crash made by the falling rails rang far through the silence of the woods.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

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