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trackage

[trak-ij]
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.
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Origin of trackage

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; track + -age
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for trackage

Historical Examples

  • The State is now served by seven railroads, with more than 5,000 miles of trackage.

    North Dakota

    Various

  • At its hundred warehouses there is trackage for 12,000 cars.

    The Romance of the Reaper

    Herbert Newton Casson

  • There are large freight yards having a trackage of nearly 100 M.