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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    Rail freight industry stays on track as pandemic puts rivals in sidings

    China Daily 13 Jul 2020
    Despite the widespread global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, rail traffic between East and West has been booming as a replacement for sea and air freight ... Already, in 2019, demand for rail freight services between China and Europe had doubled year-on-year ... In that month, average daily rail freight volume exceeded 10 million metric tons....

    Horse racing newsletter: Stewards’ rulings are back

    The Los Angeles Times 13 Jul 2020
    You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times ... Subscribe to the Los Angeles Times ... If it’s Monday, it must be time for stewards’ rulings ... --Jockey Eswan Flores was fined $100 for using his riding crop more than three times without allowing his mount, Trouville, respond in the first race on June 26 ... Time 22.80 46.36 59.20....

    Waterfield Lot RFP released

    Daily Times Chronicle 13 Jul 2020
    ... and both projects possibly could have begun sooner except the coronavirus pandemic put a wrench into a lot of plans, but the town doesn’t necessarily have the time to wait on either (and the MBTA has already pushed back the commuter rail station construction long enough)....

    Trump Reportedly "Selling Puerto Rico"

    Democratic Underground 13 Jul 2020
    ... homeland security told The New York Times ... She was taken aback by that response, she told the Times ... Trump railed against Puerto Rican officials at the time over the amount of money needed to rebuild after Maria struck — and complained that the island had thrown the U.S....

    Gardaí given guidance on new face mask regulations hours before they become law

    The Irish Times 13 Jul 2020
    Gardaí only received guidance on the enforcement of the new face mask regulations on public transport some five hours before they became law ... ‘I’m here for six days ... Coronavirus Data Dashboard ... The National Bus and Rail Union has welcomed the move towards mandatory mask wearing, which it said it had been seeking for some time ... News Digests ...  . ....

    Pavan K. Varma | To take on China, India needs strategic clarity

    Deccan Chronicle 13 Jul 2020
    How, then, can you expect to conquer this enemy?” ... China’s economy is five times the size of India. Its defence budget ($225 billion) is roughly four times that of India ($55 billion) ... Its submarine strength is almost five times that of ours. And, on the border, the Chinese road and rail infrastructure is far superior to ours ... .......

    Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

    HJ News 13 Jul 2020
    × ... In Chicago, rail cars are cleaned every day before starting service and are prowled at night by crews wearing backpack-style electrostatic sprayers that cover all interior surfaces with disinfectant....

    Berkshire legislators on board with 'directional' thinking for rail service

    The Berkshire Eagle 12 Jul 2020
    As an opportunity emerges for a long-awaited statewide rail project, proponents say getting it right hinges upon an understanding of what's at stake ... "It's not just as simple as `build a rail,' " Bloomberg said ... With the state's economy in need of job creation, now is the time to act, Lesser said....

    Coronavirus: Number of tests carried out in State exceeds 500,000

    The Irish Times 12 Jul 2020
    The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has welcomed the new regulations, which it said it had been seeking for some time ... “We are also telling people from overseas, in essence, that while we want them to visit the country at some point in time we don’t want that time to be now....

    Construction project over Mass Pike gets rolling

    Gloucester Times 12 Jul 2020
    The undertaking will require construction of a deck above eight lanes of highway and rail lines during a time of economic uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus ... ....

    Countdown to close: Residents, owner of Lincoln hotel getting shut down look to what's next

    Lincoln Journal Star 12 Jul 2020
    A separate building on the property just north of the hotel had been condemned at the time Holt bought the property, and after fixing leaks in the roof and putting in new stairs and railings, he opened up the larger units that had full kitchens to his longer-term guests....

    Delhi Confidential: Virtual Shift

    Indian Express 12 Jul 2020
    The lockdown period forced the BJP leadership to adapt to digital platforms to address its leaders and workers across the country. The party now seems to be extremely comfortable with virtual interactions ... Testing Times. With nearly 40 Covid-19 cases being reported from Rail Bhawan, it has been decided to get all its officials tested ... Tags. J P Nadda ... ....

    Rail park project delayed – again

    El Campo Leader-News 11 Jul 2020
    The lingering virus pandemic fallout is continuing to affect El Campo’s future development, manifesting this time with a requested rail park delay. The long-planned development Southwest International Gateway Business Park still hasn’t started construction of rail or buildings, and now officials aren’t sure if they will be able to this year....