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Noun: railway siding
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: railroad siding)
  1. A short stretch of railway track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
    - siding, railroad siding [N. Amer], turnout [N. Amer], sidetrack

Derived forms: railway sidings

Type of: railroad [N. Amer], railroad track [N. Amer], railway [Brit, Cdn], railway track [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Railway siding