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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    Maglev trains set to make their mark

    China Daily 13 Nov 2019
    "China started operating its first maglev railway more than a decade ago, but has since concentrated on conventional high-speed rail because it was hindered by many critical technologies at that time," said Sun Zhang, a railway specialist and professor at Shanghai's Tongji University....
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    Boca Raton is on the fast track for a new Brightline station

    Sun Sentinel 13 Nov 2019
    That’s around the same time the high-speed rail line ....
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    Fog, mist affect traffic; Sriganganagar shivers

    The Times of India 13 Nov 2019
    JAIPUR. For the first time this season, many places in the state witnessed early morning fog, which affected road, rail and air traffic ... This was for the first time that fog and mist were witnessed in some parts of the state especially at Churu, Sriganganagar, Alwar and Bikaner districts of the state ... more from times of india cities ... City. ....
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    Technical bids for about 1,500 electric buses across cities completed, financial bids to open soon

    Business Line 13 Nov 2019
    However, based on the request of various STUs, the deadline has been extended to December 15, 2019 by which time all the tenders for electric buses have to be compulsorily finalised ... For the STUs and companies/OEMs participating in the tender process, it is now race against time as they have to finalise tenders before the December 15, 2019 deadline....
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    Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariffs

    Auburnpub dot com 13 Nov 2019
    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Wednesday after U.S ... A protester was shot Monday and others blocked streets and commuter rail tracks and set off gasoline bombs at the University of Hong Kong. × ... Loading&hellp; ... {{term}} ... × ... On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P 500 index rose past the 3,100 level for the first time but the gains didn't hold....
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    Trump says China trade deal 'close' but dashes hopes for signing details

    The Times of India 13 Nov 2019
    "The only thing that's maybe new is that he did not announce a date and a time for a signing ceremony," Greg Anderson, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York, said of the speech ... The Fed has cut interest rates three times since July, following a string of nine increases since late 2015....
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    China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau

    The Spokesman-Review 13 Nov 2019
    Ringed by the world’s tallest mountain ranges, the region long known as “the rooftop of the world” is now in the crosshairs of China’s latest modernization push, marked by multiplying skyscrapers and expanding high-speed rail lines ... This time, the Chinese government wants to set ......
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    Metro work halts for audit of 'damaged' Mahim building

    The Times of India 12 Nov 2019
    The metro rail work around the site was halted on Monday. "We have stopped work at the site until the time we get a positive report of the investigation," said a spokesperson of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, the agency handling the metro rail work ... more from times of india cities....
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    Metro work halts for audit of 'damaged' Mahim bldg

    The Times of India 12 Nov 2019
    The metro rail work around the site was halted on Monday. "We have stopped work at the site until the time we get a positive report of the investigation," said a spokesperson of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, the agency handling the metro rail work ... more from times of india cities....
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    Global Smart Railways Market Demand Analysis & Opportunity Evaluation Report 2019-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

    The Marshall News Messenger 12 Nov 2019
    Rail communication and networking system segment is projected to boost the revenue growth ... Furthermore, passenger information system (PIS) offers information safety, system reliability and the ability to rail operators for providing accurate information about train timings for enhancing the passenger satisfaction....
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    Connectivity, infra demands to be raised

    The Times of India 12 Nov 2019
    Veteran railway activist Omprakash Varma stressed upon the need to push pending rail projects. “The 22-km rail route from Rotegaon to Kopargaon is pending for long ... The official reply to a RTI query stated that the work has been transferred to Indian Port Rail Corporation Limited,” he said ... more from times of india cities....
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    Illegal parking on footpath near Salem junction

    The Hindu 12 Nov 2019
    Rail passengers and pedestrians have a tough time navigating through the short stretch in front of the Salem junction towards town as they have to walk through the busy traffic ... However, rail passengers stepping ......
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    Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

    The Times of India 12 Nov 2019
    The criticism started on Thursday, after entrepreneur David Heinemeier Hansson railed against the Apple Card in a series of Twitter posts, saying it gave him 20 times the credit limit his wife received ... On Saturday, Wozniak chimed in with a similar experience, saying he got 10 times more credit on the card, compared with his wife....
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