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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    Ayodhya Dispute: Sanskrit inscription points to Vishnu temple, says Ram Lalla's lawyer

    DNA India 21 Aug 2019
    ... claims to have seen the slab fall from the west side of the Babri Masjid at the time of its demolition on December 6, 1992 ... Vaidyanathan requested the court to acknowledge that there were seldom road or rail routes or bridges (over rivers) to the disputed site in pre-modern times....
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    Greek Festival to take place Labor Day Weekend

    Harbor Country News 21 Aug 2019
    At that time the last name with the highest offer will win that quilt ... (Central Time) Sunday, August 25 ... Central Time ... Parents are asked to return completed forms, provide a copy of immunizations, and pay registration fees at this time ... Central Time each day ... 2 is preparing to roll on the rails again for the first time since 1985....
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    Why Trump should stop the reregulation of freight rail

    Index-Journal 20 Aug 2019
    This is why we can't think of a worse time ... One policy that could very negatively affect freight rail is the effort among some regulators inside the Trump administration and some in Congress to reregulate the rail industry during the time when it least needs additional red tape....
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    New railcard for teenagers goes on sale

    Belfast Telegraph 20 Aug 2019
    Buy your #1617Saver card from 20th August and get 50% off your rail fares from 2nd September ... Office of Rail and Road figures show that, between January 1995 – around the time the network was privatised – and January 2019, average fares increased in real terms by 21% ... Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris said....
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    Train firm issues ‘do not travel’ warning for bank holiday weekend

    Belfast Telegraph 20 Aug 2019
    Rail passengers planning a bank holiday getaway are being urged to avoid the East Coast Main Line this weekend ... This is because King’s Cross will be closed due to Network Rail engineering work, meaning there are no trains between London and Peterborough ... Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines said....
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    QRC welcomes new law to crack down on dangerous rail protests

    Dry Bulk 20 Aug 2019
    “The careless actions of protestors who disrupt rail lines make a mockery of those safety standards. But hypocritically at the same time those reckless activists are relying on the strict safety environment and skilled staff who work on the rail network to prevent a tragedy....
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    Train firm issues ‘do not travel’ warning as King's Cross closes for bank holiday weekend

    ITV 20 Aug 2019
    Rail passengers planning a bank holiday getaway are being urged to avoid the East Coast Main Line this weekend ... This is because King’s Cross will be closed due to Network Rail engineering work, meaning there are no trains between London and Peterborough ... Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines said....
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    You can get train tickets for just 5p and 10p in flash summer sale

    Metro UK 20 Aug 2019
    Northern Rail have launched a flash summer sale ahead of plans to hike up train fares by almost 3% (Picture ... If you fancy a last minute trip to the Lake District or one of the many beautiful sites the north has to offer, now is the time to book ... The surprise sale comes ahead of plans to hike up rail fares by 2.8% next year....
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    Train firm issues `do not travel´ warning for bank holiday weekend

    This is Money 20 Aug 2019
    Rail passengers planning a bank holiday getaway are being urged to avoid the East Coast Main Line this weekend ... This is because King’s Cross will be closed due to Network Rail engineering work, meaning there are no trains between London and Peterborough ... Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines said....
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    Skywalk at Motera may take another year

    The Times of India 20 Aug 2019
    People may have to wait till September 2020 to fulfil their wish of viewing the Motera stadium from the Metro rail skywalk. Sources in Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRC) say the Metro rail architect is still to approve the final design. A senior officer of GMRC told TOI they have been given time up to September 2020 to ready the skywalk....
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    16-17 Railcard Saver Goes On Sale – Here's How To Get One

    Huffington Post 20 Aug 2019
    After a child’s 16th birthday, they have previously been able to save a third on rail fares by purchasing a 16-25 Railcard, but this saving is not applicable to season tickets. Office of Rail and Road figures show that, between January 1995 (around the time the network began being privatised) and January 2019, average fares increased by 21%....
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    Murphy directs NJ Transit to release train performance metrics

    Atlantic City 20 Aug 2019
    The reasons for delays on NJ Transit’s lines will now be spelled out online, along with the total number of cancellations each month, “on time rail performance,” mean distance between failures of each line, and any other information deemed relevant to commuters ... at all times.”....
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    The Latest: Japan 'deeply concerned' about Hong Kong

    Auburnpub dot com 20 Aug 2019
    HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong's protests (all times local). ... They say he never returned to Hong Kong despite plans to do so the same day via the high speed rail link Express Rail Link ... × ... up a platform for dialogue, calling it a trap that is aimed at wasting time....

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