Definition of eastbound in English:



  • Leading or travelling towards the east.

    ‘eastbound trains’
    • ‘The car was travelling on the eastbound carriageway, towards the Greenbridge roundabout when it left the road.’
    • ‘Following the impact, the truck careened into the eastbound lane of Highway 52, directly towards an oncoming van.’
    • ‘All eastbound traffic (towards Richmond) will still be able to use Heath Road throughout.’
    • ‘One eastbound lane was closed from November 29 to January 10 while work to remove the tidal flow was undertaken.’
    • ‘As soon as work on the eastbound lanes of Columbia is completed, the northern, westbound half will be completely replaced as well.’
    • ‘Officers propose to build a special bus lane for eastbound services so they do not have to negotiate Winchester's one-way system.’
    • ‘The last carriage of an eastbound train was believed to have come off the tracks between Hammersmith and Barons Court stations.’
    • ‘The contraflow will be switched to the westbound carriageway in late January as resurfacing starts on eastbound lanes.’
    • ‘A train pulled into the eastbound platform and started emptying out.’
    • ‘Two lanes of the eastbound carriageway also had to be closed because of debris and to allow access for the emergency services.’
    • ‘Lane three of the eastbound carriageway was closed while police towed away the white van.’
    • ‘She unfolds a page of hand-written directions and I concentrate on tail lights, changing lanes and weaving through eastbound traffic.’
    • ‘From L.A., he had gone north up to Vancouver and had then taken an eastbound Canadian passenger train across Canada.’
    • ‘She carefully wheeled her suitcase over the track closer to the station, and began to await the eastbound train.’
    • ‘I have criticized before the process of serving dinner on eastbound evening trains out of Chicago.’
    • ‘In 1886, seven ships were chartered to carry tea and silk from the Far East to Canada's west coast and provide eastbound freight for the railway.’
    • ‘To your left is the old ‘next train’ indicator on the eastbound platform.’
    • ‘The eastbound carriageway will be unaffected.’
    • ‘An eastbound white Toyota Echo and a white Ford Falcon collided on Burragorang Rd about 3 pm.’
    • ‘In order to link the city to its eastern industrial and domestic markets, entrepreneurs built eastbound canals.’