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rail·road

 (rāl′rōd′)
n.
1. A road composed of parallel steel rails supported by ties and providing a track for locomotive-drawn trains or other wheeled vehicles.
2. A system of railroad track, together with the land, stations, rolling stock, and other related property under one management.
v. rail·road·ed, rail·road·ing, rail·roads
v.tr.
1. To transport by railroad.
2. To supply (an area) with railroads.
3. Informal
a. To rush or push (something) through quickly in order to prevent careful consideration and possible criticism or obstruction: railroad a special-interest bill through Congress.
b. To convict (an accused person) without a fair trial or on trumped-up charges.
v.intr.
To work for a railroad company.

rail′road′er n.

railroader

(ˈreɪlˌrəʊdə)
n
1. (Railways) a railway employee
2. (Railways) a railway owner or manager
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.railroader - an employee of a railroadrailroader - an employee of a railroad    
brakeman - a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
signalman - a railroad employee in charge of signals and point in a railroad yard
yardman - worker in a railway yard
train dispatcher, trainmaster, yardmaster - a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
Translations

railroader

n (US) → Eisenbahner(in) m(f)
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New York (AirGuide - Airline & Travel News) Fri, Feb 21, 2014 - Union Pacific Chairman James Young becomes Railway Age magazine's 50th recipient of its Railroader of the Year Award.
The singer, 69, shows off his massive railway layout in the latest edition of Model Railroader, He posed proudly beside his Three Rivers City track which fills a room of his Los Angeles mansion.
Every three years Model Railroader magazine puts me on their cover, which is better than Rolling Stone.
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The 56-year-old veteran railroader, who once said he has "never left the tracks", was fired after he had infuriated the public with his explanation of why rescue workers had buried train carriages at the crash site.
He told Model Railroader magazine: "I can't build after a couple of glasses of wine - the results are never good.
ELWOOD NEFF ALWAYS LIKED TRAINS, but the long-haul truck driver's passion for them wasn't kindled until he picked up a copy of Model Railroader magazine that he found at a truck stop in Tennessee.
And when Rod and wife Penny went out to posh London restaurant Nobu on Monday night, the December issue of US magazine Model Railroader could be seen in the back of their car.
Kruger, a 66-year-old Navy veteran and retired railroader, said lie just enjoys helping veterans and working with his fellow volunteers.
In the workplace, the respectable railroader mastered his craft and engaged in dignified productive activity, and in his local lodge he dedicated himself to fratern al uplift and reaffirmed his bond with union brothers.
The average age of a railroader throughout the (Canadian) system in mechanical, transportation, and track maintenance is between 45 and 48.