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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    What we always knew: Engineers and Trainmen are Essential to the American Economy

    The Concord Township News-Herald 31 Mar 2020
    Second, the nation's rail carriers must work harder to clean the workplace once the sick employees have been given the time off that they need, so that the nation's hard-working "essential" engineers and trainmen can come to work without fear of infection ... This is a difficult time, but I have never been more proud of our membership and our Union....

    Chennai: Now, an app to help civic body geo-tag fever cases

    The Times of India 31 Mar 2020
    CHENNAI ... The app is a variant of a game the corporation had created a few months ago for citizens to identify civic issues like overflowing garbage, sewage or footpath encroachment and earn points which could be used for getting other government benefits like a metro rail ticket ... The Times of Indiafor Latest Order Now. more from times of india cities....

    Ler Family Continues More Than A Century Of Farming In Richland County

    The Roundup 31 Mar 2020
    At the new place, the Lers farmed and raised turkeys, a common practice for this area in that time. The turkeys were packed in barrels and shipped by rail ... Some time in the 1920’s, ... In that time, harvest required “lots of hands,” being done by threshing crews one farm at a time....

    ‘Please come help us’: New York begs for medical workers

    The Manila Times 31 Mar 2020
    “Challenging times are ahead for the next 30 days, and this is a very vital 30 days,” President Donald Trump told reporters ... stabilizing.” At the same time, he warned against letting up on tough containment measures. Muni light rail cars rest dormant at a Geneva Ave....

    Covid-19 spread contained so far due to proactive steps, fake news biggest hindrance: Centre to SC

    The Times of India 31 Mar 2020
    The Centre informed the Supreme Court Tuesday that it has taken "proactive and preemptive timely steps" to deal with the coronavirus pandemic due to which its spread is so far contained but fake news causing serious panic, is the "single most unmanageable hindrance" in the management of this challenge....

    10 Fastest Speedruns of Resident Evil Games | Game Rant

    Game Rant 31 Mar 2020
    One mess up could ruin your chances of achieving the best time ... Now here is a list of the fastest times from Resident Evil titles ... In an any % run, the PC has the best time out of consoles and emulators. Playing as Jill, the best time is by Pessimism at 1.16.44, which is a pretty fantastic time ... On an Any% run as Leon, the best time is 39.30 by Lyon....

    Reduced timetables, but more buses to limit Covid-19 risk

    The Irish Times 30 Mar 2020
    Public transport operators are cutting services and diverting trains and buses to peak times in an attempt to ensure less crowded conditions from this week. Revised timetables for Irish Rail across all routes will come into effect on Monday with Dublin Bus, Go-Ahead Ireland and Bus Éireann, following on Wednesday....

    Southeastern and GWR handed new contracts to continue operating train services

    Belfast Telegraph 30 Mar 2020
    The rail network is central to our national resilienceRail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris. The department said the new contracts will lead to increased capacity at peak times, additional frontline staff and more trials of fare innovations ... “These are unprecedented times and the rail network is central to our national resilience....

    Metro sets fare hikes, bus cuts in budget — with coronavirus caveat

    Wtop 30 Mar 2020
    Discounted rail fares for seniors and people with disabilities will be changed to half of the rail fare at that time of day – rush-hour, off-peak or weekends ... Sunday rail hours will remain 8 a.m ... Falls Church’s payments would drop 1.5% due to bus service changes, and Loudoun County is set to pay in for rail service for the first time....

    Public transport restrictions kick in from today for the next two weeks - here's all you need to know

    Irish Independent 30 Mar 2020
    Transport for Ireland has urged the public not to travel unless "absolutely essential" ... Irish Rail ... Passengers are advised to check times using the Irish Rail journey planner ... Irish Rail. / ... ....

    LIRR steps up efforts to keep customers safe from COVID-19

    QNS 30 Mar 2020
    As we adapt to this rapidly changing public health crisis, we cannot forget the thousands of transportation workers across the MTA’s agencies — the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and NYC Transit — who are working hard each day to keep our system open and safe for those who need to use it ... Eng is president of the Long Island Rail Road....

    Letters to the Editor, March 30

    Toronto Sun 30 Mar 2020
    He has surrounded himself with the expert minds in every field necessary to guide his country through this catastrophic time ... The scourge of 2020 has shown us something that most of us have assumed for a long time ... This has led to long wait times ... Say thanks next time they help you....

    Public thanked for 86% drop in bus, train and tram journeys following coronavirus outbreak

    The Business Desk 30 Mar 2020
    ... in these incredibly challenging and unprecedented times ... “We would also like to thank the dedicated staff right across our transport network who are turning up at this difficult time to keep rail, Metro and bus services running throughout the day for our critical workers....

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