Meaning of railwayana in English:


Pronunciation /ˌreɪlweɪˈɑːnə/

plural noun

  • Publications or other items concerning or associated with railways.

    ‘The Griffithstown Railway Museum is home to a superb collection of railwayana from local stations.’
    • ‘The anonymous railwayman could not have foreseen that the posters would eventually become one of the hottest properties in a very hot area of collecting - "railwayana".’
    • ‘Sadly, all hopes of finding interesting railwayana disappeared when I realised the place had been completely stripped out.’
    • ‘It seems it will be some time before collecting railwayana comes to the end of the line.’
    • ‘This original bath found its way into Sir William McAlpines collection of railwayana until sold by Bonhams in 1996.’


1960sfrom railway + -ana.