railroad bed

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Noun1.railroad bed - a bed on which railroad track is laid
bed - a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track; "the track bed had washed away"
rail line, railway line, line - the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
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5 mile section of trail will follow the existing railroad bed, and will include the rehabilitation of two bridges, a new hot mix asphalt surface, at grade road crossings, pavement markings and signage.
Shaw, the railroad tracks were clear of snow, but the railroad bed itself was not.
The one-way (easterly), 17-mile trip will be made along an abandoned railroad bed, and will exit onto Goldmine Road in Lebanon County.
says the raised Amtrak railroad bed stopped Sandy's storm surge from destroying the agency sitting a short distance from the shore.
The consultants said it makes more economic sense just to use what aggregate is available for a railroad bed.
The pedestrian bridge was built on a former railroad bed, previously owned by Union Pacific Railroad, and the design emulates the cutting and slicing of nature that forms the river valley.
By the time (ties) are taken out of service and piled up, most of the stuff that's going to leave them already has left and is probably in the railroad bed.
And for those who live, breathe, and dream railroads, the Featherbed Railroad Bed and Breakfast (featherbedrailroad.
Or another buddy's black English cocker plunges into a willow patch in a wet spot a stone's throw from the railroad bed and rousts up a rooster.
Markin said investigators had discovered "elements of an explosive device" that left a crater beneath the railroad bed, but would not elaborate.
The green office/ retail project, which has topped out, straddles the forthcoming High Line, the old elevated railroad bed that is being turned into a public trailway.
A large expanse of prairie that separated two creek drainages was bisected by an abandoned, overgrown railroad bed that provided security for bucks to cross the prairie on their rutting junkets.