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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    Global Rail Logistics Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Deutsche ...

    The Marshall News Messenger 26 Feb 2020
    The rail logistics market is poised to grow by USD 39.55 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period ... The market is driven by the increased demand for rail logistics due to rising trade ... Rail freight transportation is 4.5 to 6 times more fuel-efficient compared with road transportation....
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    DOT mulls use for circus rail cars

    Daily Advance 26 Feb 2020
    and Barnum & Bailey Circus is sitting on an abandoned rail line in the Nash County woods ... “At this time, NCDOT is evaluating its rail fleet and will make recommendations on the department’s rail fleet future needs, including the disposition of nine rail cars purchased in 2017....
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    Etihad Rail inks deal to buy 38 locomotives for UAE railway

    Arabian Business 26 Feb 2020
    Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has awarded a contract to significantly increase the size of its fleet of locomotives. The deal with Progress Rail Locomotive Inc, a Caterpillar company, will see the fleet expand to 45 locomotives, which is equivalent to 6 times the current fleet....
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    Rail line cleared, 3 arrests made after protest in Toronto’s west end: police

    Toronto Sun 26 Feb 2020
    Trudeau alienates all sides in blockade battle OPP move in to clear Tyendinaga Mohawk rail blockade ... The blockade threatened to delay morning commutes west of the city, but police said the rail line has been cleared and most commuter rail lines were running on time or with minor delays....
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    Rail disruptions expected to continue after new protest sites emerge

    Canada Dot Com 26 Feb 2020
    Commuter train trips west of Toronto could be delayed after protesters targeted a rail line in the city’s west end Tuesday evening. The company that operates GO Transit warns a detour to get around demonstrations affecting a rail line to Milton, Ont., could add 30 to 45 minutes to travel times....
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    Woman loses claim for €60,000 over fall on moving bus

    Irish Independent 26 Feb 2020
    Judge John O'Connor heard in the Circuit Civil Court yesterday that guidance counsellor Jacqueline Howard (64), of Station Road, Duleek, Co Meath, had walked the full length of the bus to a favourite seat and had not been holding on to any safety rail at the time of her fall....
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    BNSF Railway Announces 2019 Economic Development Results

    Odessa American 26 Feb 2020
    BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today reported investments from customers served by the freight rail provider in 2019 totaled approximately $1.2 billion ... “The flexibility of our rail development program allows our customers to reach new growing markets while saving time and money.”....
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    Belding and Otisco Township team up to buy new utility vehicle

    Greenville Daily News 26 Feb 2020
    18, the Belding City Council unanimously approved the purchase of a new utility vehicle (UTV) to be used by the Belding Fire Department for any emergencies along the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail ... According to Lubitz, the vehicle will be operational right around the same time that the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail opens to the public....
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    Pune: Passengers help woman deliver baby on train

    The Times of India 26 Feb 2020
    The Pune rail division on Tuesday iterated all norms were followed to install the hoarding at Shahir Amar Shaikh Chowk, after a group protested against it. “CoEP approved its design,” Manoj Jhawar, PRO of Pune rail division, said....
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    3-alarm fire burns through roof of Bucks County industrial building

    Philadelphia Daily News 26 Feb 2020
    ... hoses across Butler Pike and SEPTA’s Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail Line to battle the blaze ... Firefighters were able to take up the hoses blocking the roadway and rail line in time for the morning rush hour....
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    Travel disruptions expected and a slow-blooming spring; In The News for Feb. 26

    Canada Dot Com 26 Feb 2020
    Commuter train trips west of Toronto could be delayed after protesters targeted a rail line in the city’s west end Tuesday evening. The company that operates GO Transit warns a detour to get around demonstrations affecting a rail line to Milton, Ont., could add 30 to 45 minutes to travel times....

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