completed railroad

completed railroad
Fitted for use as a railroad; a railroad ready and in proper condition for the placing and running of regular trains upon it, or for operation as it is usually termed. Some authorities, however, take the view that the term means that the road is in condition to be operated for regular passenger and freight traffic and is actually in use. 44 Am J1st RR § 3.

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