Meaning of trackbed in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtrakbɛd/


  • The foundation structure on which railway tracks are laid.

    ‘The bypass would use the railway trackbed for much of its route.’
    • ‘Go through it and bear right, following the railway trackbed under a bridge.’
    • ‘The old Midland route via Miller's Dale is now gone, although much of the trackbed after Matlock remains as walking trails.’
    • ‘Final preparations are being made for the eight-week closure of Ipswich tunnel for the trackbed to be lowered.’
    • ‘Next is the railway line trackbed, which was busier with strollers and cyclists (who should have bells if not in possession of musical voices).’