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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    Will Labour’s Plan To Reduce Rail Fares Actually Work?

    Huffington Post 08 Dec 2019
    Children aged 16 and under would receive free rail travel under the party’s plans, while part-time workers would be guaranteed “fair” fares ... A spokesperson for the Rail Delivery Group, commenting on behalf of train operators, was cautious about the plan, arguing ......

    Karnataka: Over 1.5 lakh commuters take suburban train daily

    The Times of India 08 Dec 2019
    The figures, in a small measure, bolster the case for a full-fledged suburban rail system in Bengaluru at a time when commuting times have gone up because of traffic congestion ... The timings are also odd. “Suburban trains are cheaper and faster, but unfortunately, the timings are not in sync with our office hours ... more from times of india cities....

    SMC wants to extend MRT Line 7 to Bocaue

    Manila Standard Today 08 Dec 2019
    said it plans to extend Metro Rail Transit Line 7 to Bocaue, Bulacan from San Jose Del Monte City ... in Quezon City to San Jose del Monte, is being built by SMC Mass Rail Transit 7 Inc ... Once completed by 2021, the 22-kilometer rail line will reduce travel time between Quezon City and San Jose del Monte City from two to three hours to only 35 minutes....

    Virgin Train departs from London Euston for the final time after 22 years

    Metro UK 08 Dec 2019
    A Virgin Train has pulled up at a station for the final time after 22 years. UK’s longest-running rail franchise is no more after being replaced by Avanti West Coast ... First Rail managing director Steve Montgomery described the 56 Pendolinos it inherited from Virgin Trains as ‘tired’....

    Mumbai: Central Railway to track relief vans via GPS

    Mid Day 08 Dec 2019
    The ARMVs and accident relief trains (tool van, cranes, and self-propelled accident relief vehicles) are vital for rescue and restoration work during rail emergencies ... "The rail accident relief medical vans are state-of-the-art, but it was difficult to track them in real time....

    The transfer in the direction of corporatisation, privatization can be accomplished if the prepare is jammed

    OBN 08 Dec 2019
    In the conference, there was additionally a plan to dam the rail wheel in opposition to the corporatization and privatization of the railways. This time the annual session of AIRF was held in Chennai ... If the Railway Ministry now takes any new step on privatization and corporatization, then the rail wheel can be blocked ... .......

    Villagers holds up Vaigai express

    Deccan Chronicle 08 Dec 2019
    ... for an unpredictably long time ... Despite their repeated representations to the railway authorities, the level-crossing did not close and open on time....

    Returning to the hills, an anniversary

    Pauls Valley Democrat 08 Dec 2019
    ... much as I was savoring the new performance venue, I was enjoying the young family next to me as their son was enthralled, (he leaned closer to the railing for sure) by the technical aspects of the production, and from these new postures displayed, most likely for the first time....

    Margaret Donahoe: Minnesota needs a transportation vision

    Winona Daily News 08 Dec 2019
    If legislators decide to include funding for local roads and bridges, bus systems, ports and freight rail corridors in the bonding bill, that will make a difference. But it’s also time for legislators to stop treating infrastructure like it’s a partisan issue where one side doesn’t want the other to get a “win.” ... × ... ×....

    7 most picturesque public transport routes in Moscow

    Russia Beyond 08 Dec 2019
    As an added bonus most above-ground public transport in Moscow uses bus lanes, so you won't have to waste time in traffic jams ... Travel time ... Travel time ... Travel time ... Travel time ... Travel time ... For an especially good time, bring along a thermos with hot tea and sandwiches ... Travel time ... Travel time ... Retro trains that can transport you back in time (PHOTOS)....

    New life for Chicago Harbor Lighthouse?

    Chicago Sun-Times 08 Dec 2019
    Mitch Dudek/Sun-Times ... Chicago Harbor Lighthouse Assessment Report The circular stairwell in the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse includes a railing that would not meet current standards, a city report noted. But the Sun-Times has learned through open records requests that a number of people have shown interest ... Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times....

    'I don't like anything about Croke Park now, it is like a big concrete jungle, there is always someone with a blazer'

    Irish Independent 08 Dec 2019
    That went on all the time." ... But I would meet people all the time, who would say, 'well Jim Carney, whatever happened to you? I remember you when you were in RTÉ' ... But, what times. In Argentina for the World Cup in '78, he remembers a marathon rail trip with Jimmy Magee "across the Pampas" for the hosts' match with Peru....

    High-speed rail to link prefectural level cities

    China Daily 07 Dec 2019
    The construction of intercity high-speed rail systems, which are expected over time to cover all prefecture-level cities, is picking up steam in quite a few provinces across China, and experts said the system will help boost rural-urban integration....