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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    Varanasi DM's bravado in relief operation proves hazardous

    The Times of India 20 Sep 2019
    VARANASI ... The DM survive the fall ... With the Ganga rising further, relief and rescue operations were intensified on Thursday morning ... I climbed to the roof and was trying to hold the flood relief carton when the railing collapsed.". more from times of india cities ... City. ....
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    Tibet: 70 years of progress in transport

    China.dot.org 20 Sep 2019
    Back half a century ago, the region's transport relied on animals and people themselves and did not include modern paved roads ... With the opening of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway in 2006, the region was connected with the rest of the country's inland cities by rail for the first time ... ....
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    FREEDOM OF SPEECH - ... but be prepared to deal with consequences

    Jamaica Star 20 Sep 2019
    Freedom of speech is a right Jamaicans enjoy in abundance. We say what we want about every and anybody, and, with social media, we have taken it to new levels - expressing our most carnal desires every chance we get ... We no longer abhor actions that in a past time would have been frowned upon and railed against ... ....
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    The true story behind 'Unbelievable,' Netflix's gripping new drama about the women who solved a ...

    Royal Oak Daily Tribune 20 Sep 2019
    The next episode follows another rape investigation - in Colorado, where a detective (played by two-time Emmy winner Merritt Wever) listens patiently to the victim, reminding her that she may not be able to recall every detail of her attack....
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    The best free Android games 2019

    TechRadar 20 Sep 2019
    Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it ... Sink the 12 ball in the bottom-left pocket, and you may get anything from 12 to 120 points, depending on the multiplier lurking there at the time ... The car moves on rails, with you swiping between lanes, and timing actions like boosts and drifts ... Time Locker....
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    Fewer than two-thirds of train stops made ‘on time’

    Belfast Telegraph 19 Sep 2019
    Tougher rail performance measurements show fewer than two-thirds of scheduled stops at stations were made “on time” during the 12 months to the end of June ... Hull Trains had the worst on-time figure at 36.8%, followed by TransPennine Express (38.7%) and London North Eastern Railway ......
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    Ayodhya hearing: Muslim parties react sharply to SC’s view on birthplace of Lord Ram

    Yahoo Daily News 19 Sep 2019
    The Muslim parties termed as "conjecture" the Supreme Court's observation that the Hindus believed in some divinity in the central dome of the disputed structure at Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid site which made them offer prayers at the railings put up by the British in 1855 ... "Why Ram Chabutara was set up in the close proximity of the railing....
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    Investing in Atlantic City's rail line is good for everyone

    Atlantic City 19 Sep 2019
    This time last year, riders of New Jersey Transit’s Atlantic City Rail Line were adjusting to a commute on a bus rather than a train, as NJ Transit stopped rail service to make federally mandated improvements. It was a frustrating six months for local riders, but it did create an opportunity to realize the importance of Atlantic City rail service....
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    Our view: Investing in Atlantic City's rail line is good for everyone

    Atlantic City 19 Sep 2019
    This time last year, riders of New Jersey Transit’s Atlantic City Rail Line were adjusting to a commute on a bus rather than a train, as NJ Transit stopped rail service to make federally mandated improvements. It was a frustrating six months for local riders, but it did create an opportunity to realize the importance of Atlantic City rail service....
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    Commentary: Rail-trail would boost state's economy and public health

    Times Union 19 Sep 2019
    tourist train or recreational rail-trail? Fortunately, we have abundant evidence to rely on. Rail-to-trail conversions have enjoyed enormous success and provided robust benefits to communities nationwide, with new rail-trails added all the time ... How much would the state's rail ......
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    RMRGSL wants to run Gurugram's Rapid Metro for some more time

    The Times of India 19 Sep 2019
    A day after the Haryana government informed the Punjab and Haryana high court that it had entered an agreement with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to run Metro rail in Gurugram, the Rapid Metro Rail Gurugram South Limited (RMRGSL) on Wednesday expressed its willingness to run the project for some time ... more from times of india cities....
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    Transit agency, Plano officials break ground on North Texas’ 26-mile passenger rail project

    Community Impact Newspaper 19 Sep 2019
    North Texas’ regional public transit agency has made good on a decades-old promise to construct an east-west running passenger rail line to serve suburban cities north of Dallas ... The Silver Line’s projected opening in December 2022 will mark the first time some DART-participating cities have ever had access to the transit agency’s rail network....
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    Transit agency, Richardson officials break ground on North Texas’ 26-mile passenger rail project

    Community Impact Newspaper 19 Sep 2019
    “Often times, people will say ‘Gary, you’ve got the longest light rail system in North Americabut it all kind of goes in and out of downtown Dallas,’” DART president Gary Thomas said ... The Silver Line’s projected opening in December 2022 will mark the first time some DART-participating cities have had access to the transit agency’s rail network....
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