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trackage

[trak-ij] /ˈtræk ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the whole quantity of track owned by a railroad.
2.
the right of one railroad company to use the tracks of another.
3.
the money paid for this right.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; track + -age
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  • The countryside is quite scenic and nearly half the trackage on the route is on curves.
  • In comparison, publicly-owned trackage is largely exempt from property taxes.
  • Conrail does acquire operating and trackage rights on the main line and the three branches.
  • Rehabilitate acquired trackage to allow a reasonable level of service.

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