Quotes of railway

  1. I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed by a walk to the University, carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way. – Sydney Brenner
  2. Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return. – E. M. Forster
  3. So, you can set up an orchestra down this end of the railway station playing one particular area, and simultaneously at the other end something completely different going on. And in the middle they meet, or not, depending. – Robert Fripp
  4. Most men who have really lived have had, in some share, their great adventure. This railway is mine. – James J. Hill
  5. I wanted to invent an engine that could run for ever. I could have developed a new train, had I stayed in the railway It would have looked like the AK -47 though. – Mikhail Kalashnikov
  6. The Giraffe took the horse's head and led him along on the most level parts of the road towards the railway station, and two or three chaps went along to help get the sick man into the train. – Henry Lawson
  7. In the decade before the Civil War various north and south lines of railway were projected and some of these were assisted by grants of land from the Federal Government. – John Moody
  8. Over my desk hangs a poster from The Railway Children that my husband had framed for me. It is so lovely to see the children smiling as they run down the railway track. – Dinah Sheridan
  9. The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film. – Dinah Sheridan
  10. I am glad to learn that the Parliament Bill has been passed for the Darlington Railway – George Stephenson
  11. I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that, the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay. – Dylan Thomas

Usage examples for railway

  1. It won't do after all for you to stay about at railway work, or anything of that sort. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. When I come to a railway station I always get my ticket the first thing, and look at the pretty little dogs afterwards. – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  3. On the Saturday he followed him to the railway station, but Ezra, as we have seen, succeeded in giving him the slip. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. There were few people in the railway station, and Victoria saw no European travellers. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  5. If there has been a railway accident on Monday, there will certainly not be another of the same kind at the same place on Tuesday. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  6. You shall see me after to- day; for as sure as my name is Gertrude White, I will go up to the railway station to- morrow morning and see you off. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  7. Bid the driver take me to the railway station, and you must remain in the carriage. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  8. From Warden Forest to a London railway station. – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. " You see I always have the extra saddle, the extra railway ticket, the extra what- ever- it- is. – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  10. I was at the railway station last Friday week, you know. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. Has it occurred to you, I wonder, to appreciate the significance of what you saw on the railway in the forest of Pozen?" – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. The truth is, that when I was taken to the station- house, forty- eight hours- thirty- six of them spent in a railway carriage- had elapsed since I had taken off my boots. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  13. The Chamounix railway in Switzerland was, at the time of its construction, considered the king of mountain railways, but it becomes a very humble subject indeed when compared with the White Pass line. – From Paris to New York by Land by Harry de Windt
  14. The companies were taken up to the forward area by a light railway and this was the only occasion on which the Battalion was taken to the forward area in such a manner. – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  15. You can make an excellent bridge or railway but you can do nothing for the starving peasants. – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  16. Henry built the first electric street railway ever built in this country. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  17. He turned his face towards the railway line. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  18. " I understand," she said, " that the place is twenty miles away from the nearest railway station." – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  19. It was he who built the first railway in Russia, by drawing a straight line between Moscow and St. Petersburg. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  20. I know you don't like railway traveling. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower