engine

(redirected from Railway engine)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Railway engine: locomotive engine

engine

noun apparatus, appliance, contraption, convenience, device, facility, generator, locomotive, machine, machinery, means, meehanical aid, mechanical device, mechanism, method, motor, muscle power, power plant, powerhouse, source of power, tool, transducer, transformer, turbine, utensil, utility
References in periodicals archive ?
It will be the largest children's show ever to be produced in the UK and also boasts a Guinness World Record holder among the cast - James is the world's largest model railway engine, measuring more than 8ft high and more than 21ft long.
THE chance to realise the dream of driving a railway engine is being offered by a South Wales hotel.
A sevenand-a-quarter-inch gauge Great Western Railway Beyer Goods, named by Waterman as "the greatest steam railway engine built in miniature", sold for PS124,000, as did the Caerphilly Castle, both going to the same buyer bidding on the phone.
Historic Property Restoration managing director John Gibson said: "It is very satisfying to be working on a second project on the Bowes Railway for the Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust especially in a year which celebrates 200 years since George Stephenson's rst railway engine Blucher pulled coal wagons at Killingworth Colliery.
The railway engine made its maiden trial run from Harmutty to Naharlagun terminus on January 14 last while a high level team led by Planning Commission Member (North East and Power) BK Chaturvedi had inspected the Harmutty-Naharlagun on January 17 last.
The venue is Derby's historic Roundhouse, located across the road from the Pride Park exit of Derby railway Station and within the world's first and oldest surviving circular railway engine shed.
Also near the miniature railway engine shed, three boards in the valley gardens will explain a variety of heritage points and a board at the bandstand will describe the important work of the 500 Club in raising funds for it.
4 A famous railway engine going by the name of Casey Jones was employed by which railroad company?
Three men who admitted stealing cable from the Lea Green area of St Helens and obstructing a railway engine were all jailed for 28 days.
The fully-restored steam railway engine was the star attraction at a special transport festival at Barry Waterfront event at the weekend.
In the square outside Dunblane's cathedral a hearse was bedecked with flowers, including an arrangement in the shape of a toy railway engine.
Kiely, unemployed, of Repington Way, Sutton Coldfield, who had previously admitted causing an obstruction to a railway engine, was sentenced to a 12-month community order and ordered to pay PS1,000 compensation.