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  • 1 Rail profile — Rail from 1896 Cross sections of flat bottomed which can rest directly …

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  • 2 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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  • 3 Rail — or rails may refer to:* Guard rail, for safety or support * Handrail, on a stairway * Rallidae, the group of birds called rails * Rail tracks * The hot rolled steel profiles used on rail tracks or Tramway tracks ** Railway rail ** Vignoles rail… …

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  • 4 Rail transport — Railroad and Railway both redirect here. For other uses, see Railroad (disambiguation). Rail transport is the conveyance of passengers and goods by means of wheeled vehicles specially designed to run along railways or railroads. Rail transport is …

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  • 5 Track (rail transport) — Permanent way redirects here. For other uses, see Permanent way (disambiguation). Twin rail tracks in a wooded area …

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  • 6 Guide rail — Guide Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a… …

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  • 7 Tramway track — is used on tramways or light rail operations. Grooved rails (or girder rails) are often used in order to make street running feasible. Like standard rail tracks, tram tracks consist of two parallel steel rails.Tram rails can be placed in several… …

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  • 8 Difference between train and tram rails — A railroad or railway is a track where the vehicle travels over two parallel steel bars, called rails. The rails support and guide the wheels of the vehicles, which are traditionally either trains and trams. Modern light rail is a relatively new… …

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  • 9 Structural steel — Various structural steel shapes Structural steel is steel construction material, a profile, formed with a specific shape or cross section and certain standards of chemical composition and mechanical properties. Structural steel shape, size,… …

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  • 10 Trams in Lviv — The Lviv tram ( uk. Львівський Трамвай, translit.: L’vivs’kyi Tramvai ; de. Straßenbahn Lemberg) is an electric tramway in Lviv, Ukraine.In the second half of the 19th century, urban development of cities within the Austro Hungarian Empire… …

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  • 11 Alphonse Loubat — (15 June, 1799 10 September, 1866) was a French inventor who developed improvements in tram and rail equipment, and helped develop tram lines in New York City and Paris.Loubat was born in Sainte Livrade sur Lot. He went to New York City in 1827… …

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  • 12 Groove (machining) — In manufacturing or mechanical engineering a groove may be: # A canal cut in a hard material, usually metal. This canal can be round, oval or an arc in order to receive another component such as a nipple, a tongue or a gasket. It can also be on… …

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  • 13 Fly system — Fly loft of the Theater Bielefeld in Germany A fly system, flying system or theatrical rigging system, is a system of lines (e.g. ropes), blocks (pulleys), counterweights and related devices within a theatre that enable a stage crew to quickly,… …

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  • 14 Supertram (Sheffield) — This article is about the modern system. For the original system see Sheffield Tramway. Supertram …

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  • 15 London Heathrow Airport — Heathrow and LHR redirect here. For other uses, see Heathrow (disambiguation) and LHR (disambiguation). London Heathrow Airport …

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  • 16 Door — For other uses, see Door (disambiguation). A door is a movable structure used to open and close off an entrance, typically consisting of a panel that swings on hinges or that slides or rotates inside of a space. When open, they admit ventilation… …

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  • 17 Manchester Airport — For other uses, see Manchester Airport (disambiguation). Manchester Airport …

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  • 18 Rolling (metalworking) — A rolling schematic In metalworki …

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  • 19 Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …

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  • 20 Railroad switch — For other uses, see Switch (disambiguation). A right hand railroad switch with point indicator pointing to right …

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