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For the article about the rails that trains run on see rail tracks

Railway line is a term applied to railways with various meanings which lead to confusion in Wikipedia.

It may mean

  • A railway route between places, commonly two, to connect those places or railways there
  • A railway route constructed by an organization, usually one formed for that purpose
  • A railway route which has been given the line name officially by an authority with some standing in such matters
  • A set of railway routes which are bundled for publicity purposes by, for example, the current operating franchisee in the system obtaining in the United Kingdom
  • A set of railway routes, with no real standing, on which railway lovers have bestowed a title.

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