Rail

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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    Passenger rail needs to get ‘back on track’ in the Northeast and throughout PA | ...

    Pocono Record 19 Apr 2021
    In fact, the Italian railway system is one of the most important parts of the infrastructure of Italy and has grown with a new high-speed rail network. So, if Italy can be the European pioneer despite a challenging terrain of mountains, why can’t Pennsylvania transportation thrive on our rails? ... The establishment of high-speed rail is overdue....
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    A passenger train from Iowa City to Chicago: Political potential or pipe dream?

    Ames Tribune 19 Apr 2021
    It's not hard to get Gene Crosset talking about passenger rail, but don't call him a "train nut." ... For decades, Crosset, a 78-year-old living in Davenport, has seen plans for an Iowa City-to-Chicago passenger rail line become a perennial conversation, only to disappear like a train heading into a tunnel ... This time....
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    NHSRCL signs MoU with JARTS for construction of track works for MAHSR corridor

    The Times of India 19 Apr 2021
    Limited(NHSRCL) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS) for Training & Certification and for construction of Track works for High Speed Rail corridor (Under Package No ... This is also a step towards making India self-reliant in the field of construction of tracks for high speed rail....
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    CCTV shows the moment a railroad worker snatched a child from the path of a train

    Winona Daily News 19 Apr 2021
    Indian Railways is the world's fourth-largest rail operator and India's biggest employer. On March 25 2020, the rail network was suspended for the first time in 167 years when Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic ... ....
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    Delhi Metro releases timings for train services during 6-day lockdown. Details here

    Live Mint 19 Apr 2021
    In view of the 6-day lockdown imposed in Delhi from 10 pm today till 5 am on 26 April, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday released raised timings of train services in compliance with the Delhi curfew guidelines....
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    13 people dead as SUV falls into Philippine irrigation canal

    The Times of India 19 Apr 2021
    Many regions of the country's mountainous north are notorious for deadly road accidents due to dilapidated vehicles, lack of railings and road safety signages, and poor enforcement of transport regulations ... The Times of Indiafor Latest News....
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    Rush at station as Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation tracks those without valid certs

    The Times of India 19 Apr 2021
    BHUBANESWAR ... Most of them were from Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and New Delhi ... The station has been witnessing a footfall of around 20,000 passengers and other rail users every day. Download. The Times of Indiafor Latest News. more from times of india cities ... City. ....
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    Section of Taiwan railway resumes service following deadly crash

    Kyodo 19 Apr 2021
    As a precaution, trains traveling in the tunnel area must operate at reduced speeds of 40 kilometers per hour, for the time being, the TRA said. The derailment, which was Taiwan's worst rail disaster in seven decades, occurred as the express train crashed head-on into a construction crane truck that had rolled down a slope beside the track ... .......
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    Saratoga Race Course welcomes horses back; fans up next

    The Daily Gazette 19 Apr 2021
    He said the vaccination rate in New York is an encouraging sign that by the time the Saratoga meet arrives, significantly more than the current 20% level will be permitted to attend ... This renovation, which includes safety rails, mirrors what was done to the main track in time for last year’s meet....
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    Ramaphosa reflects on his visit to the Port of Durban

    Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2021
    These efforts are already showing results in improved maintenance of equipment, reduced congestion, quicker turnaround times and increased use of rail instead of road transport ... Truck turnaround times have greatly improved ... Ship waiting times have reduced to impressive levels....
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    A Bike-Friendlier Buffalo

    Buffalo Rising 19 Apr 2021
    To find out more about these snazzy features, I asked Angela M ... Whether it’s by foot, Metro Rail, or a by bike, sometimes there’s nothing better than being able to ditch a car. At the same time, cyclists must be wary of getting soft and flat tires, which is never fun. Few people ever anticipate bikes breaking down ... ....
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    John M. Crisp: Trains will be a hard sell

    Hastings Tribune 19 Apr 2021
    Full disclosure. I like trains ... It was a national choice ... Indeed, the administration’s proposed infrastructure plan includes money for upgrading Amtrak and improving and increasing rail service to more cities. At the same time, the plan reflects our deep commitment to the private vehicle ... Around 20 times per day, a train leaves central Barcelona ... John M....
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    John M. Crisp: Unfortunately, trains will be a hard sell in the US

    Finger Lakes Times 19 Apr 2021
    Full disclosure. I like trains ... It was a national choice ... Indeed, the administration’s proposed infrastructure plan includes money for upgrading Amtrak and improving and increasing rail service to more cities. At the same time, the plan reflects our deep commitment to the private vehicle ... Around 20 times per day, a train leaves central Barcelona ... ——— ... ....
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