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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    This week in Coos County history: August 3-5

    The World 05 Aug 2021
    During times of high wages, none were putting themselves into training ... Details of the rail settlement were not announced ... Other rail unions had accepted the board’s recommendations on work rule changes some time ago. Agreement on a wage increase — 42 per cent during a 42-month contract — also was reached some time ago....
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    Louise Fishman, who gave abstract expressionism a new tone, dies at 82

    Ekathimerini 05 Aug 2021
    “I decided never to paint again unless it came out of my own experience,” she told The Brooklyn Rail in 2012. “Because, I’ve said this many times, being in my woman’s group and examining deeply where everything came from in my work, I realized that I hadn’t had a thought outside of the male tradition of art history and contemporary art history.”....
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    Siemens Stock Is Rising. Thank the Global Economy, Cloud Software and Supply Chains.

    Barrons 05 Aug 2021
    The other remaining arms of the company are infrastructure for power grids and digitally-connected buildings, a mobility segment supplying the rail industry, and the controlling stake in health tech group ... Sqills, a leading Software as a Service provider to the rail industry....
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    Siemens Stock Is Rising. Thank the Global Economy, Cloud Software, and Supply Chains.

    Barrons 05 Aug 2021
    The other remaining arms of the company are infrastructure for power grids and digitally-connected buildings, a mobility segment supplying the rail industry, and the controlling stake in health tech group (SHL.Germany) ... leading Software as a Service provider to the rail industry....
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    Emma Coburn struggles at Tokyo Olympics on August 4

    Crested Butte News 05 Aug 2021
    A subsequent fall on one of the barriers by Coburn on the final lap dropped her to a 14th place finish with a time of 9.41.50 ... rail lining of the track....
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    US service industries expanded at a record pace in July

    The Columbus Dispatch 05 Aug 2021
    At the same time, global demand is picking up ... Meantime, delivery times lengthened, with a gauge of supplier deliveries rising to its second-highest reading on record ... Additional delays are occurring at the Chicago rail yard, (causing) two to three weeks of additional lead time.”....
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    North West business briefs: Oakwood Corporate Services; Zymurgorium; Novi Digital; QTS Group

    The Business Desk 05 Aug 2021
    X Register for free to receive latest news stories direct to your inbox. Register ... Harris said ... Thorne added ... ... Aaron Crewe ... ... Two apprentices from Preston-based rail contractor, QTS Group have volunteered their time to help renovate KIND (Kids in Need and Distress) Liverpool’s Seed Centre just in time for the summer holidays ... Adam Tarbath said ... ....
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    East Texas teen authors four published novels

    Tyler Morning Telegraph 05 Aug 2021
    This continued for years every time she finished a book ... Jolene Reed became a familiar face to the librarian because she would visit religiously, walking out with a stack of books every time ... No one knew why, but Jolene Reed said the character goes off the rails ... The nurse and the patient time travel and eventually fall in love....
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    Congress is poised to make a major investment in rail. Is it enough for CT?

    The CT Mirror 04 Aug 2021
    At a time of hype and headlines about trillions the president wants to invest in infrastructure, a railroad man with a long memory oversees the Department of Transportation in Connecticut, a state that’s been an unreliable steward of rail since the neglected New Haven Line was left to its care half a century ago....
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    Tribune editorial: Reviving rail travel won’t be easy sell

    The Bismarck Tribune 04 Aug 2021
    It’s been a long time since anyone could board a train in Bismarck for a regularly scheduled trip ... There’s an intriguing proposal to revive passenger rail travel in southern North Dakota, Montana and other parts of the upper West and Midwest ... The interest in rail travel had waned and the cost-effectiveness of maintaining service nosedived....
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    Ticket to ride: Riders, horses learn what they can do together

    Index-Journal 04 Aug 2021
    More than 30 riders vied for ribbons at the event that featured young riders and their horses jumping rails set at various heights. The jumper show is based on time and keeping the rails up, said Amy Cobb, the equestrian team coach. If a rider knocks down a rail, it is a 4-penalty count ... The time starts on the first fence and ends on the last fence....
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    People: Tax director joins PwC Midlands practice; New MD for Vivarail; and more

    The Business Desk 04 Aug 2021
    “I am excited to have joined PwC at a time of unprecedented legislative change and the redrawing of the global tax frameworks ... Vivarail was set up by Shooter seven years ago and in that time has developed from rolling stock manufacturer to become a rail technology company, specialising in emission-free battery traction....
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    Nigeria’s Lagos City Named The Second Most Stressful City In The World

    The Tennessee Tribune 04 Aug 2021
    The Red Line is one of seven rail lines ... “By the time I arrive home, I’m still coughing and exhaling soot.” Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line Project, a 37 -kilometer (18.6 miles) rail transport capable of moving one million commuters daily once it’s complete by October 2022....

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