Russian phrase of the day: Железная дорога

May 09, 2019

How to say 

"Railway" in Russian

желе́зная доро́га

zhee-lyéz-na-ya da-ró-ga

Phrase , feminine

railway

Examples

  • В де́тстве у меня́ была́ игру́шечная желе́зная доро́га.

    v dyéts-tvye u mee-nyá by-lá eeg-rú-shech-na-ya zhee-lyéz-na-ya da-ró-ga

    When I was a kid I had a toy railway.

  • Но́вая желе́зная доро́га протяжённостью 220 км соедини́т Челя́бинск и Екатеринбу́рг.

    nó-va-ya zhee-lyéz-na-ya da-ró-ga pra-tee-zhyón-nast'-yu dvyés-tee dvá-tsat' kee-la-myét-raf sa-ee-dee-néet chee-lyá-beensk ee ye-ka-tee-reen-búrg

    The new railway, 220 km long, will connect Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg.

Related words and phrases

руль [rul'] Noun
steering wheel
про́бка [próp-ka] Noun
cork; stopper; (traffic) jam
проездно́й [pra-eezd-nóî] Noun
transit/commutation ticket/card (usually monthy)
остано́вка [as-ta-nóf-ka] Noun
(bus, taxi, etc.) stop
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