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 service on track to return to the New River Valley

    The Roanoke Times 06 May 2021
    Ralph Northam has announced that Virginia has reached an agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway to extend passenger rail to the New River Valley and increase the intercity service from Roanoke to the Northeast Corridor ... “With Virginia Tech and Radford [University], I think you’ll see a lot of students take advantage of our rail,” he said....

    Letters from readers: The city doesn’t need Skyway or Highline

    The Florida Times Union 06 May 2021
    The Automated Skyway Express  has always been the wrong project in the wrong city at the wrong time.  Assumptions about how the ... It's an old concept that has worked twice, the first time, three generations ago as "electric" streetcars, or trolleys, and now as light rail....

    Rust May 2021 Update Will Include Huge Visual Upgrade | Game Rant

    Game Rant 06 May 2021
    RELATED.�Rust's March Update is Adding an Underground Rail Network and More ... Facepunch has been a reliable deliverer of updates for Rust for a very long time now. In April, for example, Facepunch added an entirely new gesture system to the game, prioritizing animation quality while also minimizing player risk for using an emote at the wrong time....

    Caitlyn Jenner told Sean Hannity she doesn't think California needs to fund a high-speed rail ...

    Business Insider 06 May 2021
    See more stories on Insider's business page ... We are now spending billions of dollars on this high-speed rail, OK, and they talk about it all the time, between LA and San Francisco ... Why do we need high-speed rail?" Jenner said, referring to an ongoing project to transport travelers from Anaheim and Los Angeles to San Francisco in under three hours....

    BC-Chart Penn National-7-Add

    Hastings Tribune 06 May 2021
    BC-Chart Penn National-7-Add. Penn National Results Wednesday May 5th, 2021. By The Associated Press. 7th-$18,800, Claiming, 3-Year-Olds & Up Fillies and Mares, One Mile and Seventy Yards, Dirt, Cloudy. Off 9.01. Good. rail, ridden out. Fractional/Final Time ... Trainer. Haleem Lee. Winner ... ....

    BC-Chart Evangeline Downs-3-Add

    Hastings Tribune 06 May 2021
    BC-Chart Evangeline Downs-3-Add. Evangeline Downs Results Wednesday May 5th, 2021. By The Associated Press. 3rd-$11,500, Claiming, 3-Year-Olds & Up Fillies and Mares, Six and One Half Furlongs, Dirt, Clear. Off 6.51. Good. pace off rail, held. Fractional/Final Time. 22.570, 45.840, 1.11.320, 00.000, 00.000, 1.18.110. Trainer. Eduardo Ramirez. Winner ... ....

    China's investment in Greater Bay Area to pay off handsomely: expert

    China Daily 06 May 2021
    China's massive investment in world-class infrastructure from high-speed rail to top-tier international airports will pay off handsomely over time, said Robert Cervero, professor emeritus with City and Regional Planning Faculty of University of California, Berkeley....

    Nebraska sex offender arrested in connection with 1983 slaying of UNO student

    Lincoln Journal Star 06 May 2021
    He would have been 30 years old at the time of the slaying, which shocked the UNO, Omaha and Iranian communities ... the previous night when she left the UNO campus, according to World-Herald reports from the time ... "If she'd been grabbed off the street," Officer Gregory Thompson said at the time, "you'd think she would have dropped all that stuff."....

    Markey, McGovern: Train bill could connect Worcester with Western Mass., boost economy

    Worcester Telegram 05 May 2021
    "We want to continue to make this a welcoming place and rail is an essential part of that planning." ... James McGovern, D-Worcester, announced the reintroduction of the Building Rail Across Intercity Networks to Ride Around Interior of the Nation Act, or the BRAIN TRAIN Act, Wednesday during a press conference at Union Station....

    #GhanaWebRoadSafety: Damaged highway guard rails on N1 posing threat to drivers, pedestrians

    Ghana Web 05 May 2021
    “The guard rail is rather causing accidents now because they have been damaged for some time now and no one seems to care about it, now you can see how the metal is showing its teeth, if a new driver doesn’t know that this is where he or she could bump into it while driving and ......

    $1.2M loan OK'd to upgrade Cog Railway's climb to the clouds

    Union Leader 05 May 2021
    Current rail nearly 150 years old. The current rail in use weighs 25 lbs. per yard, and it was installed around 1874 to replace the original strap rail used to build the line ... This loan will pay to replace the rail with 100 lb ... It will be 2,600 times stiffer than the existing track, according to rail management officials....

    Tribune editorial: Friends need to show it can pay for bridge

    The Bismarck Tribune 05 May 2021
    The obstacles continue to mount for the Friends of the Rail Bridge in its efforts to save the Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge. It’s time for the group to demonstrate it has the financial backing to preserve the bridge ... Unfortunately, for Friends of the Rail Bridge, BNSF’s arguments ring true ... The burden falls on the Friends of the Rail Bridge....

    Northam announces deal to expand rail in southwest Virginia

    Herald-Standard 05 May 2021
    (AP) — Virginia and Norfolk Southern Railway have reached a $257 million agreement to bring new passenger rail service to part of southwest Virginia, Gov ... That means service will be returning to the New River Valley, the area southwest of Roanoke, for the first time since 1979....

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