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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    Tianjin port welcomes 3 int'l cruise ships within a week

    China.dot.org 14 Apr 2024
    The ship has visited Tianjin 17 times in the past and this is its first visit to the city this year ... "We work with the cruise line and the port company to streamline passenger clearance procedures, allowing them to have more travel time in China," said Liu Yang, a local immigration inspection officer....
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    European cities hope jet-setting Taylor Swift fans will splash the cash for Eras tour

    The Observer 14 Apr 2024
    Many of them will map out where Swift is spending her time in the city – they will seek out seemingly marginal but meaningful places like back alleys or coffee shops.” Venues may be hoping for a repeat of Sydney in February, when Swift swept into an unassuming Italian restaurant in the suburbs and sent its name into global media headlines....
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    The world is big enough for the US and China; what are other countries doing?

    The Manila Times 13 Apr 2024
    Vietnam's news is one of the many developments of our neighbors playing catchup after the completion of the 422-km Laos-China train and Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed rail, which has substantially cut travel time and cost by more than 80 percent ... time from four hours to 90 minutes....
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    Economic Watch: China's Tianjin port welcomes three int'l cruise ships within a week

    China.dot.org 13 Apr 2024
    The ship has visited Tianjin 17 times in the past and this is its first visit to the city this year ... "We work with the cruise line and the port company to streamline passenger clearance procedures, allowing them to have more travel time in China," said Liu Yang, a local immigration inspection officer....
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    China's Tianjin port welcomes three int'l cruise ships within a week

    Beijing News 13 Apr 2024
    The ship has visited Tianjin 17 times in the past and this is its first visit to the city this year ... "We work with the cruise line and the port company to streamline passenger clearance procedures, allowing them to have more travel time in China," said Liu Yang, a local immigration inspection officer....
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    Over 2000 Indian Sikh pilgrims travel to Pakistan for Baisakhi

    The Siasat Daily 13 Apr 2024
    Lahore ... Also Read ... He said that the Indian Sikhs were transported to Hassanabdal by train for the first time after the upgradation of Hassanabdal Railway Station ... According to the spokesperson, the ETPB has completed all arrangements for the Baisakhi Mela and for first-time pilgrims coming from India will use rail transport instead of buses ... ....
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    Sikh pilgrims to travel to Hassanabdal from Lahore on train

    Dawn 13 Apr 2024
    ISLAMABAD ... Taking to Dawn, ETPB Chairman Arshad Farid Khan said the board had completed all arrangements for the Baisakhi Mela, and for the first time pilgrims coming from India would use rail transport instead of buses ... More than 2,800 visas issued to Indians wanting to participate in Baisakhi festival ... This year it will be celebrated on April ... ....
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    A springtime of tragic foreboding

    Herald-Standard 13 Apr 2024
    There are some travelers I’d like you to meet ... Roddy countered, “It is evident that the ‘Prince of Rails’ is not the man for the place or times.” ... Johnston asked city of Pittsburgh officials to supply his town with enough arms for two military companies, until such time as the state of Pennsylvania stepped in to help ... ....
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    Sagging bridge ‘warning shot’ work needed

    RNZ 12 Apr 2024
    A key rail connection being severed by a washed away pier is "another warning shot" investment is needed in South Island infrastructure, Ashburton Mayor Neil Brown says. The warning comes after flood waters in South Canterbury washed away a pier from a rail bridge over the Rangitata River yesterday....
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    East West Rail chief stepping down

    Building 12 Apr 2024
    The chief executive of East West Rail is stepping down from the role to “pursue new opportunities”. . Beth West has been at the helm of the East West Rail Company, a non-departmental public arm’s length body set up by the government to deliver a new rail link between Cambridge and Oxford, for the past two years. ....
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    East West Rail chief to leave

    Building 12 Apr 2024
    The chief executive of East West Rail is stepping down from the role to “pursue new opportunities”. . Beth West has been at the helm of the East West Rail Company, a non-departmental public arm’s length body set up by the government to deliver a new rail link between Cambridge and Oxford, for the past two years. ....
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    Train to Sikkim: Railways completes mining in 10 out of 14 tunnels, sets August 2025 deadline

    Deccan Herald 12 Apr 2024
    With the completion of mining work in 10 out of 14 tunnels, the Railways has set a new deadline of August 2025 to finish the Sivok-Rangpo Rail Project (SRRP) which will connect ......
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    NJ state senators question transportation officials on FIFA, bridge safety, infrastructure

    northjersey.com 12 Apr 2024
    Corbett said that because so much time has passed since the light rail plans were first made, there will have to be another environmental assessment, which he called a “setback.” He also noted that 15 years ago the project was assessed at $1.2 billion but that without adjusting ......
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