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Railroads MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Railroads
Tree Number(s)
J01.937.690
Unique ID
D011890
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011890
Scope Note
Permanent roads having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid to gage, usually on a leveled or graded ballasted roadbed and providing a track for freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock. Cars are designed to be drawn by locomotives or sometimes propelled by self-contained motors. (From Webster's 3d) The concept includes the organizational and administrative aspects of railroads as well.
Entry Term(s)
Subways
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Railroads Preferred
Subways Narrower
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