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See also: rail head
railhead (plural railheads)
- A point on a railway system where goods are loaded, unloaded or transferred to other transport.
- (US) The furthest point on a railroad under construction to which rails have been laid.
- (military) An area of hostile territory at the end of a rail line that, when captured, serves for the continuous movement into position of further troops and material.