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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    Sail-and-rail option can be costly

    The Irish Times 20 Aug 2022
    Sir, – Michael Pigeon’s encouragement to travel by sail and rail is ... At key times on the London to Dublin route (such as at Christmas), rail companies cap the number of sail-and-rail tickets, even though ferry and train seats remain available....

    Etihad Rail welcomes first batch of National Rail Network fleet

    Arab News 19 Aug 2022
    Etihad Rail has reached a new milestone in the development of the UAE’s National Rail Network, as the first batch of the company’s new and advanced rolling stock fleet arrive in the UAE ... The achievement was announced during an event hosted by Etihad Rail at Al-Mirfa city in Abu Dhabi....

    Why rail nationalisation could stop us being the laughing stock of Europe

    New Statesman 19 Aug 2022
    Tens of thousands of rail workers are on strike this week, refusing to take a real-terms pay cut and have their jobs threatened with redundancy ... The then-Labour leader John Smith said at the time, “there is barely a single person in this country outside Downing Street who thinks it is a good idea to privatise British Rail.”....

    Etihad Rail welcomes first batch of new train fleet

    Dry Bulk 19 Aug 2022
    Etihad Rail, a developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, has achieved a new milestone in the development of the National Rail Network, with the arrival of first batches of the company’s new and advanced rolling stock fleet ... Mohammed Al Marzouqi, Executive Director of Rail Relations Sector at Etihad Rail, said....

    $2.3M will fuel long-awaited study for northern Michigan rail line

    Traverse City Record-Eagle 19 Aug 2022
    This time, the focus will be on what specific steps need to be taken to create a modern rail corridor — accommodating both passenger and freight transport — from Detroit and Ann Arbor to Traverse City and Petoskey ... And, while time lapsed following the completion of the 2018 ......

    UP: 35-km long metro corridor connecting Greater Noida to Jewar International Airport to be built ...

    DNA India 19 Aug 2022
    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) ... The proposed metro rail line will be 35 km long with six stations and parallel to the Yamuna Expressway ... According to a report by Nav Bharat Times, DMRC estimates that this link metro rail line can be built in 1.5 years....

    How This Training Facility Is Keeping Public Travel Safe

    The Times of India 19 Aug 2022
    Twenty years later, the facility is now known as Delhi Metro Rail Academy (DMRA), with state-of-the-art training equipment and facilities for more than 900 trainees at a time ... “With this new facility, Delhi Metro Rail Academy will further raise the bar in the quality of training in the field of mass rapid transit system (MRTS)....

    Partial return of rail concessions for elderly likely | Mint

    Live Mint 19 Aug 2022
    Queries sent to the ministry of railways remained unanswered till press time. In March 2020, as the covid-19 pandemic broke out, the government withdrew a slew of rail concessions ... The railways also provides concessions to rail staff by way of privilege passes, privilege ticket orders and complimentary passes....

    Paving Pierson

    Greenville Daily News 19 Aug 2022
    ... in a long time ... In 1997, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization called Friends of the White Pine Trail was established to work with local communities and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to transform it into an emerging concept at that time known as Rails-to-Trails....

    Major travel disruption across London amid strikes on Tube, buses and trains

    ITV 19 Aug 2022
    At 9am, the congestion level was 40%, compared with 26% at the same time last week, according to location technology firm TomTom.August rail strikes ... Mainline train services started later than normal on Friday due to the knock-on effect of Thursday’s RMT strike at Network Rail and train operators across the country....

    Fiercely hot summer takes its toll on river transport worldwide

    Splash24/7 19 Aug 2022
    Xclusiv Shipbrokers warned in a recent update that the Rhine situation could severely restrict the flow of coal, fuels, and other commodities for months, increasing the price of EU natural gas to above €200/MWh, not far from an all-time high of €300 in March ... So, this season, like the summer of 2018 will simply mean more shipments by rail.”....

    Heritage railway takes on Avanti with first class west coast service

    The Guardian 19 Aug 2022
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    Victoria Advocate 19 Aug 2022
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