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[mass noun] The tracks or lines of a railway system collectively:‘the superfluous trackage couldn't be made to pay’
- ‘Eight thousand miles of trackage lace the Chicago area, so it's imperative to get cars rolling out of so congested a district first, and classify them for delivery later.’
- ‘Union Pacific also has trackage in the state, and at least two short-line railroads offer freight service from small communities to main lines.’
- ‘Though Cleveland had twice as much trackage and ridership as Birmingham, both cities mechanised and municipalised their street railways during the same period.’
- ‘Private sidings came into being whereby the industry owned the trackage on their own property.’
- ‘It wasn't until 1898 when the Astoria & Columbia River connected Astoria to the NP line, with trackage rights to Portland.’
- ‘We had made up a little time here between Staunton and Culpepper, but lost it upon entering NS trackage because of work on the line or a track slow down.’
- ‘We got a little non-revenue trackage thanks to his generosity.’
- ‘The facility presently has trackage for a 100-car unit train.’
- ‘By 1911 Birmingham spread over sixty-two and a half square miles, yet there was only half as much street railway trackage as in Cleveland.’
- ‘At yards and terminals, thin lines are used to indicate the outlines of the limit of trackage.’
- ‘After Babylon, we entered the world of non-electrified trackage and grade crossings.’
- ‘Both are attempts to condemn the trackage by rail companies that claim they are disconnected from service and will never be used again.’
- ‘Piles of donated rail abound and some new trackage has been laid.’
- ‘It once totalled over 100 miles of trackage requiring about two dozen locomotives.’
- ‘Only special events cross busy route 322 and traverse the scenic backyard and in-street trackage leading to the end of the line.’
- ‘These companies operated two-thirds of Cleveland's street railway trackage.’
- ‘We all went to places to which we had not been before, and got to ride new trackage at the various tourist railroads we visited.’
- ‘We use a non-standard signalling on most of our trackage, except for parts that we inherited from another operator.’
- ‘When the Canal Streetcar starts running, it will use the existing Riverfront trackage between this location and the Esplanade terminus.’
- ‘But the challenge there is just enormous, not to mention all the trackage and all the miles involved.’
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