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  • 1 Rail trail — is a term for a trail that makes use of a railroad right of way (ROW). A rail trail can be either a rail to trail , created in a right of way where the railway has been discontinued, or a rail with trail , created in a right of way where the… …

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  • 2 Rail transport in Ireland — Rail services in Ireland are provided by Iarnród Éireann in the Republic of Ireland and by Northern Ireland Railways in Northern Ireland. The gauge on main lines is RailGauge|1600 Irish gauge, as opposed to the standard gauge of RailGauge|1435 of …

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  • 3 Rail tracks — are used on railways (or railroads), which, together with railroad switches (or points), guide trains without the need for steering. Tracks consist of two parallel steel rails, which are laid upon sleepers (or cross ties) that are embedded in… …

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  • 4 Rail transport in Australia — is to a large extent state based. The Australian rail network consists of a total of 33,819 km of track of three major gauges, of which 2,540 km is electrified. Fact|date=March 2008The majority of the Australian railway network infrastructure is… …

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  • 5 Rail transport in Japan — is a major means of passenger transport, especially for mass and high speed travel between major cities and for commuter transport in metropolitan areas.OverviewSix Japan Railways Group (JR) companies, state owned until 1987, provide passenger… …

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  • 6 Rail transport in Singapore — exists in three main types, namely an international rail connection operated by Malaysian company Keretapi Tanah Melayu, a rapid transit system collectively known as the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system operated by the two biggest public transport …

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  • 7 Rail Tubulaire — On entend par rails tubulaires, deux rails parallèles et de forme cylindrique permettant aux wagons des montagnes russes de réaliser des manoeuvres beaucoup plus audacieuses et de traverser des éléments plus tortueux que ce que permet le rail… …

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  • 8 Rail tubulaire — On entend par rails tubulaires, deux rails parallèles et de forme cylindrique permettant aux wagons des montagnes russes de réaliser des manoeuvres beaucoup plus audacieuses et de traverser des éléments plus tortueux que ce que permet le rail… …

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  • 9 Rail Baron — is a board game for 3 to 6 players. It was one of the first board games with a railroad theme, and helped establish a sub category known as train games.Fact|date=June 2007 Rail Baron was initially published in the 1970s under the name Boxcars by… …

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  • 10 Rail transport in Queensland — has a long history, with the first line opening in 1865. Today it is the second largest narrow gauge railway network in the world.The first line was surveyed while the colony was still part of New South Wales, but the colony of Queensland had… …

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  • 11 Rail transport in Tasmania — consists of a network of narrow gauge track of RailGauge|42 reaching virtually all cities and major towns in the island state of Tasmania, Australia. Today, rail services are focussed primarily on bulk freight, with no commercial passenger… …

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  • 12 Back — (b[a^]k), n. [AS. b[ae]c, bac; akin to Icel., Sw., & LG. bak, Dan. bag; cf. OHG. bahho ham, Skr. bhaj to turn, OSlav. b[=e]g[u^] flight. Cf. {Bacon}.] 1. In human beings, the hinder part of the body, extending from the neck to the end of the… …

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  • 13 back on the rails — phrase working or happening normally again The peace process seems to be finally back on the rails. Thesaurus: useful and effective and working correctlysynonym Main entry: rail …

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  • 14 Rail transport in New Zealand — Infobox rail railroad name = Rail transport in New Zealand logo filename = logo size = system map caption = The current New Zealand railway network. marks = locale = NZL start year = 1863 end year = predecessor line = successor line = gauge =… …

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  • 15 Rail transport in Victoria — Infobox rail railroad name = Railways of Victoria logo filename = logo size = system map caption = Victorian railway network, passenger lines in colour, freight only lines in grey marks = locale = Victoria, Australia start year = 1854 end year =… …

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  • 16 rail — [[t]re͟ɪl[/t]] ♦♦♦ rails, railing, railed 1) N COUNT: oft supp N A rail is a horizontal bar attached to posts or fixed round the edge of something as a fence or support. They had to walk across an emergency footbridge, holding onto a rope that… …

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  • 17 Rail transportation in the United States — Rail transport Operations Track Maintenance High speed Gauge Stations …

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  • 18 Rail transport in the United States — This article is part of the history of rail transport by country series. Today, most rail transport in the United States is based in freight train shipments. Changing U.S. economic needs and the rise of automobile, bus, and air transport led to… …

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  • 19 rail — rail1 W2S2 [reıl] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: reille bar , from Latin regula ruler , from regere to keep straight ] 1.) [U] the railway system →↑train ▪ the American rail system ▪ …

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  • 20 Back Bay (MBTA station) — Infobox Station style=Amtrak name= Back Bay image size= image caption= address=145 Dartmouth StreetBoston, MA 02116 5162 coordinates = coord|42.3473| 71.0755|display=inline,title line=Amtrak:MBTA: other= platform=Cross platform parking= bicycle=… …

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