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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At Rower and the site of the former relocation camp the trail follows the converted railroad bed.
The Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail begins at Eagle Avenue in Palmer and follows an old railroad bed along the Matanuska River between Palmer and Moose Creek.
There was also an old railroad bed that would have been a likely travel lane for the escapees.
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.
To date, work has focused on residential yards, the railroad bed and a portion of the community park.
Shaw, the railroad tracks were clear of snow, but the railroad bed itself was not.
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.