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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    The Times/The Sunday Times 21 Oct 2020
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    Wtop 21 Oct 2020
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    Newlyweds pose on level crossing in reckless ‘railway selfie’ craze

    Metro UK 20 Oct 2020
    Network Rail) ... The shocking image was shared by Network Rail after trespassing incidents shot up during lockdown amid what’s being called a craze for ‘railway selfies.’ ... ‘Every time someone strays onto the rail network they are not only putting themselves at risk of serious, life-threatening injury, but also delaying essential journeys....

    Traxtion commits to R1.5bn rail investment as part of SA’s Economic Recovery Plan

    Independent online (SA) 20 Oct 2020
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    Legislature: Stop sidetracking passenger rail in Minnesota

    MinnPost 20 Oct 2020
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    ITV 20 Oct 2020
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    Gulf News 20 Oct 2020
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    AOL 20 Oct 2020
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    Finger Lakes Times 20 Oct 2020
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