trackage

noun
track·age | \ˈtra-kij \

Definition of trackage 

1 : lines of railway track

2a : a right to use the tracks of another railroad line

b : the charge for such right

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The commission said then there were signs that lack of competition in interconnection and trackage rights, which is allowing use of tracks by other operators, had restricted access to lines and pushed up freight costs. Anthony Harrup, WSJ, "Mexican Antitrust Commission Closes Probe of Railroads," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of trackage

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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