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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    Strasburg Rail Road names new general manager

    The Milton Standard Journal 26 Sep 2022
    STRASBURG — Strasburg Rail Road has hired a former regional manager of New Jersey-based Krapf Bus Companies, Jim Hager, as its new general manager ... He served for 24 years in various roles, most recently as trainmaster at Ringoes, New Jersey-based Black River Rail Systems ... Lefever worked full time at the railroad since 1987....

    Rail bosses said no to paid sick leave--so we're still on track for a strike.

    Democratic Underground 26 Sep 2022
    https.//www.motherjones.com/mojo-wire/2022/09/rail-strike-biden-deal-unions-sick-leave-strike/ ... One engineer told my colleague Noah Lanard that workers were “just fighting for the basic right to be able to be people outside of the railroad”—not for the $10 million–plus pay packages of top rail CEOs....

    China-North Korea freight train operation resumes after 5-month hiatus

    Kyodo 26 Sep 2022
    A freight train service between China and North Korea resumed Monday after it was suspended in late April amid a coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese border city of Dandong, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said ... Photo taken Aug ... (Kyodo) ==Kyodo ... Yonhap quoted a source in China as saying the rail service is to operate one to two times a day ... .......

    Truck runs over, drags, occupied tent at Kelowna's Rail Trail homeless encampment overnight

    Castanet 25 Sep 2022
    A truck drove over and dragged a tent at Kelowna's homeless encampment on the Rail Trail overnight. While it's a quiet, peaceful Sunday morning at Kelowna's downtown homeless encampment on the Rail Trail, the night was anything but. Some time before midnight, a truck drove through the encampment and ran over an occupied tent....

    Training the community to be safe around railroads

    Orange County Register 25 Sep 2022
    A child gets help down the ladder of an Amtrak train after taking a look inside during Rail Safety Week at Fullerton’s Train Museum on Saturday, September 24, 2022 ... A 1949 Santa Fe lounge Car is one of several old-time trains on display during Rail Safety Week at Fullerton’s Train Museum on Saturday, September 24, 2022....

    John Gosden could run Free Wind and Emily Upjohn at QIPCO Champions Day

    Sporting Life 25 Sep 2022
    John Gosden is facing a race against time to get Free Wind to Ascot for QIPCO Champions Day on October 15 ... “When she got slammed into the rail in the Lancashire Oaks, unfortunately she has taken rather a long time to come back from that,” said Gosden, who trains the filly with his son, Thady....

    Truck runs over, drags, occupied tent at B.C. homeless encampment overnight

    North Shore News 25 Sep 2022
    Judith Bertrand says police responded to the Rail Trail encampment just after midnight, for a report a man had been run over by a truck ... While it's a quiet, peaceful Sunday morning at Kelowna's downtown homeless encampment on the Rail Trail, the night was anything but....

    Small N.Y. city is busy building new Acela train

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 25 Sep 2022
    -- In a sprawling complex surrounded by hills, hundreds of yellow-vested workers are building the nation's fastest trains -- resembling the European-style rail cars that have largely been absent from American tracks ... In every direction, Amtrak's most advanced rail cars sit in various stages of construction ... rail network....

    Historic 'Locomotive 3801' crosses Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Australian Broadcasting Corporation 25 Sep 2022
    Rail enthusiasts had the chance to take a step back in time, with the beloved art deco steam locomotive crossing the bridge for the first time ... ....

    Oh Well gets big win in Mohawk Million

    Canoe 25 Sep 2022
    Racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park for the first time after making his first five starts at the Meadowlands, Oh Well started evenly from the rail but driver Tim Tetrick took him to the outside flow early ... He wants to go fast all the time,” Jamieson, now a three-time winner of the Metro said....

    Ames History Museum shines light on local women's impact with Luminary Women Initiative

    Ames Tribune 25 Sep 2022
    She turned her focus to being a full-time mom and a "professional community volunteer," at Israel Hospice House, Mary Greeley Medical Center and Ames United Church of Christ, according to her husband, Paul Lasley ... Expansion into the Pantorium building will give the museum five times its current exhibit gallery space....

    AI and Sustainability: Will AI Help or Perpetuate the Climate Crisis?

    Technology Org 25 Sep 2022
    For example, developers can choose a smaller model when that’s an option; they can move large jobs to cleaner energy grids that run on hydroelectric power, and they can run models during off-peak times. Baxter noted that some of the largest language models can take up to an entire rail-car worth of coal to train....

    Heavy support for Trenton light rail expansion (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)

    The Trentonian 24 Sep 2022
    Ride the River Line Light Rail from Trenton to Camden and many storylines develop. The NJ Transit hybrid rail system includes 21 stations and moves along the Delaware River while window seats offer vistas of natural environment ... Timely conversations include dreams about a rail line that connects to the Trenton-Mercer Airport....

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