#EngVocab: Train travel vocabulary

In this article, I will be sharing some words related to train travel. Let’s start!

  1. Timetable. Meaning: the schedule of arriving and departing trains.
  2. Platform. Meaning: a raised structure along the side of a railroad track where passengers get on and off trains at a station.
  3. Luggage rack. Meaning: a shelf for stowing luggage, typically overhead.
  4. Board. Meaning: to get on a train.
  5. Derail. Meaning: (of a train) to run off the rails.
  6. Railroad. Meaning: a track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run.
  7. Level crossing. Meaning: a place where a railroad and a road, or two railroad lines, cross at the same level.
  8. Ticket Barrier. Meaning: a barrier through which you are allowed to pass only if you scan or insert a valid train ticket into a machine. The machine is called turnstile or baffle gate.


Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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