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1. Railway tracks.
a. The right of one railroad company to use the track system of another.
b. The charge for this right.


a collective term for the railway tracks in general, or those in a given area or belonging to a particular company, etc


(ˈtræk ɪdʒ)

1. the whole quantity of track owned by a railroad.
2. the right of one railroad company to use the tracks of another.
[1875–80, Amer.]


 railway lines collectively, 1884.
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As part of the transaction, NS will retain and modify overhead trackage rights on the line between Schenectady, Crescent, and Mechanicville, N.
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A trackage rights agreement approved by the MBTA board last week, however, seeks to avoid "protracted negotiations," such as the ones between CSX and the state.
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The Surface Transportation Board set up 35 conditions to the merger, including trackage rights for Burlington Northern and other railroads and a five-year oversight period to guarantee competition.
We have deepwater ports, an international airport, more railroad trackage and highways per square mile than any state in the nation, the most urbanized region in the country and a unique location - mid-way in the Boston to Washington corridor," Florio said.
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The BVB need for their trackage track junction boxes with lids and drainage boxes with lids, and flush mounted cap to drainage boxes.
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