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    #1

    on the railroad VS by the railroad

    What is more correct?
    1.The supplies were sent on the railroad.
    Or
    2.The supplies were sent by the railroad.
    Or maybe
    3.The supplies were sent via the railroad
    I found #1 in a dictionary but it sounds a bit strange to me.
    Last edited by northpath; 05-Sep-2016 at 21:01.

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    #2

    Re: on the railroad VS by the railroad

    More correct?

    I would say by rail.

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    #3

    Re: on the railroad VS by the railroad

    You can ask which is correct or you can ask which is more natural. We don't use "more correct". Something is either correct or it's not.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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