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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    Was Great British Railways ever the answer to the UK’s transport woes?

    New Statesman 28 Nov 2022
    Our railway has almost come to a halt – yes, on strike days, when workers take action against an enforced decline in their pay and conditions – but also on regular days, because of a chaotic network of private rail operators who simply cannot run the trains on time ... This simply does not work for rail users or workers....
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    Man questions pedestrian safety of Roanoke River bridge

    The Roanoke Times 28 Nov 2022
    After returning from the location, which is 4 miles east of Roanoke, and delving into some research, he concluded the railing is 9 inches short ... There are also 33 inches of railing also installed on parkway’s Glade Creek bridge, about 7 miles north of the Roanoke River, and built around the same time as the river bridge....
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    As rail strike deadline nears, Biden to call on Congress to intervene

    Stars and Stripes 28 Nov 2022
    Carriers have said that their attendance policies are necessary to keep the rail lines staffed, and that they allow workers to take time off when needed, by using paid vacation time....
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    Train strikes: December and January dates, and the train companies affected

    The Daily Telegraph 28 Nov 2022
    At the start of November, rail union leaders appeared willing to strike a deal ... Changes that would save money and allow the wider rail industry to balance the books in the post-Covid world ... Rail chiefs are still assessing what the policy will be and will make an announcement closer to the time ... National Rail's website states....
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    ‘Grave urgency’: Over 400 business groups plead with Congress to prevent rail strike

    CNN 28 Nov 2022
    “Absent a voluntary agreement, we call on you to take immediate steps to prevent a national rail strike and the certain economic destruction that would follow,” the groups wrote, noting that Congress has intervened 18 times since 1926 in labor negotiations when interstate commerce was threatened....
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    Telangana CM KCR should set deadline for Metro Rail project completion in old city: Shabbir Ali

    The Times of India 28 Nov 2022
    The Congress leader charged the TRS and its friendly ally AIMIM of neglecting the metro rail project for the old city ... "The TRS government has to its credit a large number of incomplete projects and CM must clarify why the metro rail works in the old city of Hyderabad have not started?" he asked....
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    'Grave urgency': Over 400 business groups plead with Congress to prevent rail strike

    Henry Herald 28 Nov 2022
    "Absent a voluntary agreement, we call on you to take immediate steps to prevent a national rail strike and the certain economic destruction that would follow," the groups wrote, noting that Congress has intervened 18 times since 1926 in labor negotiations when interstate commerce was threatened....
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    Erik Loomis: Freight-halting strikes are rare, and this would be the first in 3 decades

    The Maryville Daily Times 28 Nov 2022
    The prospect of a potentially devastating rail workers strike is looming again ... 19th century rail strikes ... Seeing highly paid workers threaten to take action that would surely compound strains on supply chains at a time when inflation is at a four-decade high may not win rail unions much public support....
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    Grant Shapps Hits Out At Unions, Accusing Them 'Grandstanding' Ahead Of Christmas Strikes

    Huffington Post 28 Nov 2022
    The business secretary’s remarks come as more NHS strikes loom and rail employees have announced another set of walkouts either side of Christmas. He was heavily criticised during his time as transport secretary under Boris Johnson for refusing to get involved with negotiations between the rail companies and the unions....
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    Beep card operator taps online stores

    Manila Standard 28 Nov 2022
    At the same time, we also need to cater to customers who use our payment solution off-rails and, more importantly, address the increasing cases of fraud among unofficial online sellers, thus the launch of our stores in top e-commerce platforms Lazada, Shopee, and Facebook Marketplace,” said AFPI chief commercial officer Sharon Fong....
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    Hyderabad: Ali Shabbir slams TRS for ignoring metro rail in Old City

    The Siasat Daily 28 Nov 2022
    However, before laying the foundation stone for this project, CM KCR must clarify why the metro rail works in the Old City have not started.”. Shabbir said it was during the former chief minister of United Andhra Pradesh, the late Dr Y S Rajashekhara Reddy’s tenure that the foundation stone of the metro rail was laid in 2005....
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    FG: Ticketing Process Disrupted Planned Resumption of Abuja-Kaduna Train Service

    This Day 28 Nov 2022
    He said there was need for a little extension of time maybe by days or at most, one week ... I am having final consultation with the management of NRC and the management of the ministry to see whether it will be immediate or we will take a little time.” ... “So we want to give you adequate time....

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