Rail

Rail or rails may refer to:

Rail transport

  • A generic term for railroads, railways, rail transport, and related matters
  • Track (rail transport), or railway lines, the running surface of a railway
  • Rail profile, the cross sectional shape of a railway rail
  • Third rail (or conductor rail), a method of providing electric power to a railway train
  • Science, technology, biology, and medicine

  • Picatinny rail, a bracket used on some firearms in order to provide a standardized mounting platform for telescopic sights and other accessories
  • Rails or Rallidae, a family of birds which includes crakes, coots, and gallinules
  • Structural
    • Guard rail, for protective separation of persons (including those in vehicles) from dangerous places or situations
    • Hand rail, for physical support, such as on stairways and steps
    • Theatre rail, see batten (theater), from which lighting fixtures, theatrical scenery, tabs or curtains may be hung
    • Curtain rail, see curtain, from which curtains are hung
    • Door rails, see frame and panel, a horizontal outside member on a door or in a frame and panel construction
  • This page contains text from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia - https://wn.com/Rail

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    Strikes halt trains and ferries in Greece a year after the country's worst rail disaster

    Seattle PI 28 Feb 2024
    Widespread strikes in Greece have halted trains and ferries in protests timed to coincide with the anniversary of a deadly rail ......
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    Strikes halt trains and ferries in Greece a year after the country’s worst rail disaster

    The Associated Press 28 Feb 2024
    Widespread strikes in Greece have halted trains and ferries in protests timed to coincide with the anniversary of a deadly rail ......
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    Boston Mayor Wu kills her plan to move O’Bryant school after community blowback, source says

    Boston Herald 28 Feb 2024
    “The location poses huge challenges for students who are reliant on public transportation to get to school on time, especially during the early morning hours when buses and commuter rail schedules are more infrequent,” Flynn wrote, adding that commutes would be 1.5 to two hours for East Boston and Charlestown students....
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    Strikes to mark one year since Greece's worst train crash

    The Daily Record - Dunn 28 Feb 2024
    The head-on collision prompted mourning but also days of angry protests that blamed official failings and an unsafe rail system for the fiery crash on February 28, 2023. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content ... Trending Titles ... Teen faces attempted murder charges in Times Square shooting....
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    Secretive black rails are called 'feathered mice.' An SC spot could be a new home.

    The Post and Courier 27 Feb 2024
    The eastern black rail has black and gray feathers and is lighter than a golf ball ... “The recordings and just tromping around the marsh can be very disruptive to them,” said Dias, the shorebird researcher, adding that he’s seen black rails just a few times in his life and mostly just listens for its tic-kikee-doo!....
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    Top Rail Fence opens two new Florida locations with ribbon-cutting ceremony

    Longview News-Journal 27 Feb 2024
    27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Rail Fence, the on-time professionals in fence design, quality, installation and service, will announce the opening of two locations in West Volusia and Daytona Beach, Florida, with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the city of Debary at the Debary Golf & Country Club from 4-6 p.m ... About Top Rail Fence .......
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    Rail route through state receives nod from feds

    Independent Record 27 Feb 2024
    The development marks the second time federal regulators have spotlighted the Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority's eff orts to bring additional passenger train service to Montana ... The North Coast Hiawatha route isn't the only proposal expanding Montanans' access to passenger rail that was incorporated in the FRA's presentation....
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    DP World Prince Rupert Boosts Efficiency, Reliability in the Global Supply Chain

    The Eagle-Tribune 27 Feb 2024
    With swift cargo movement, reliable transit times, and comprehensive rail service, the DP World Prince Rupert Terminal connects directly to major markets in the Midwest U.S ... (ERS), an express service offering that prioritizes container-to-rail transfers for quicker transit times....
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    Will the long-discussed West 7th streetcar project move forward in St. Paul?

    MinnPost 27 Feb 2024
    Ramsey County first identified West 7th as a light rail corridor in a 1989 planning process ... However, they recommended upgrading the West 7th bus line instead, with rail to come later, because of the lack of available funds and political will at the time, according to reporting from the St....
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    Backbase and Alacriti Partner to Provide Instant Payment Solutions for Financial Institutions

    The Joplin Globe 27 Feb 2024
    ... FedNow® Service, Visa Direct, Fedwire, and ACH payment rails ... Orbipay Payments Hub’s microservices-based architecture makes it possible for FIs to meet the growing demand for real-time payments while orchestrating payments through older rails, even with existing legacy systems....
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    Long-Distance Rail Route Through Southern Montana Garners Another Nod From Feds

    Whitehall Ledger 27 Feb 2024
    The development marks the second time federal regulators have spotlighted the ......
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    Fastfrate Group and CPKC Extend Long Term Agreement to Connect Canada, the United States and Mexico

    The Philadelphia Tribune 27 Feb 2024
    As part of this agreement, Fastfrate Group will market CPKC's full load service on a direct rail line between Canada and Mexico, and their industry leading Intermodal LTL service from all points in Canada as well as the Midwest U.S ... segment – just in time automotive parts....
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