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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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