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  • I tried to touch a hand rail next to me, but I just passed through it!

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  • Alex was standing on the porch, leaning on the rail and nursing a cup of coffee.

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  • Dunedin is connected by rail with Christchurch northward and Invercargill southward, with numerous branches.

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  • The export of both local produce and goods shipped by rail from other ports of Transcaucasia is considerable, Batum and Poti being the two chief ports of Caucasia.

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  • Besides these there are two splendid national reserves, an hour's journey by rail from Sydney, viz.

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  • Alex vaulted the porch rail and hit the ground on the run.

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  • The principal approach to Caucasia from Russia by rail is the line that runs from Rostov-on-Don to Vladikavkaz at the foot of the central Caucasus range.

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  • In 1885, at Preston, the competitions were concerned with two-horse, three-horse and four-horse whipple-trees, and packages for conveying fresh butter by rail.

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  • The traffic with Arabia has ceased to be important, being limited to the time of the going and returning of the great pilgrimage to Mecca, which continues to have its musteringplace at Damascus, but leaves mainly by rail.

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  • Louis in 1920, domestic and export, was 29,036,405 (by rail) and 166,140 (by water); tonnage received in the same year was 43,104,519 (by rail) and 177,925 (by water).

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  • Benares conducts a flourishing trade by rail and river with the surrounding country.

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  • The trade of the Central Provinces is conducted mainly by rail with Bombay and with Calcutta.

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  • Dover has long had a considerable commerce, both by rail and by water, that by water being chiefly Emery Walker sc.

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  • They are chiefly noted as the habitat of the gigantic land tortoise (Testudo elephantina), now carefully preserved, and of several rare and peculiar birds, including a rail (Dryolimnas aldabranus), an ibis (Ibis abbottii) and a dove (Alectroenas sganzini).

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  • These successes, if they retarded Roberts's progress, at least enabled him to rearrange his forces in accordance with the new situation at leisure, and to re-establish his transport, rail and wheeled, and on the 1st of May the main army moved northwards upon the Transvaal capital.

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  • From this tunnel the coal is conveyed by rail for i 2 m.

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  • Iconium is distant by rail 466 m.

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  • Connected with Anping by rail (26 m.) and laying south of it is Takau, a treaty port.

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  • It is not necessary for the blocks of wet guncotton to be actually in contact if they be under water, and the peculiar explosive wave can also be conveyed a little distance by a piece of metal such as a railway rail.

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  • The Army of the North, which had reached Olmutz on the 10th of July, now received orders to move by road and rail towards Vienna, and this operation brought them right across the front of the II.

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  • News had now been received of the arrival of Austrian reinforcements by rail at the capital both from Hungary and Italy, and of the preparation of a strong line of provisional defences along the Florisdorf position directly in front of Vienna.

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  • When the mineral is transported by rail or water to concentration or metallurgical works for treatment, or to near or distant markets for sale, provision must be made for the economical loading of railway wagons or vessels, and for the temporary storage of the mineral product.

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  • The arrival of German submarines 3 during this month proved 3 Already a special German submarine command had been established in the Adriatic, with bases at Pola and Cattaro, and some small boats were sent thither by rail.

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  • From Innsbruck to the summit of the pass is a distance by rail of 25 m.

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  • A traveller can reach the usual point of departure, Gotemba, by rail from Yokohama, and thence the ascent and descent may be made in one day by a pedestrian.

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  • It is also reached by rail by a branch line (25 m.) N.W.

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  • A large trade is carried on by rail and river with Lower Bengal.

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  • Beyond this city the navigation is conducted by native craft, - the modern facilities for traffic by rail and the increasing shoals in the river having put an end to the previous steamer communication, which plied until about 1860 as high up as Allahabad.

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  • Charleston is in the midst of a region rich in bituminous coal, the shipment of which by river and rail constitutes one of its principal industries.

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  • Excluded from all political and social rights, they were only allowed to enter a church by a special door, and during the service a rail separated them from the other worshippers.

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  • Pretoria is, by rail, 46 m.

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  • Ancona is situated on the railway between Bologna and Brindisi, and is also connected by rail with Rome, via Foligno and Orte.

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  • The stylet A (process of the 8th abdominal segment-8) is turned over to show its groove a, which works along the tongue or rail b.

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  • The town communicates by steamer with all the places situated on the shores of the Lake of Constance, while by rail it is 30 or 31 m.

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  • For shaft linings steel rings of H or channel section supported by intermediate struts are also used, and cross-bearers or buntons of steel joists and rail guides are now generally substituted for wood.

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  • The cage is guided by shoes of wrought iron, a few inches long and bellmouthed at the ends, attached to the horizontal bars of the framing, which pass loosely over the guides on three sides, but in most new pits rail guides of heavy section are used.

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  • The gear operating the paper roll is driven from the axle of an inde pendent wheel which is let down into contact with the rail when required This wheel serves also to measure the distance travelled.

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  • The physiography has enabled the state to become a great highway of commerce between the central part of the United States and the sea-coast, by rail and by water, along the Mohawk Gap and by other routes.

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  • Turkish reinforcements could not reach Macedonia by sea as fast as rail and steamer could bring them.

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  • The pukeko, a handsome rail, abounds in swamps.

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  • The city has a large commerce,and trade by water and rail in coal and grain, which are produced in the vicinity, is of special importance.

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  • A short impulsive wave travels towards the fence, and each rail as it is reached by the wave becomes the centre of a new secondary wave sent out all round, or at any rate on the front side of the fence.

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  • For railway bridges it commonly consists of cross girders, attached to or resting on the main girders, and longitudinal rail girders or stringers carried by the cross girders and directly supporting the sleepers and rails.

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  • Again, rapidly changing forces, due to the moving parts of the engine which are unbalanced vertically, act on the bridge; and, lastly, inequalities of level at the rail ends give rise to shocks.

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  • This result is modified if the action of the load near the section is distributed to the bracing intersections by rail and cross girders.

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  • If the load is in the bay D'E' and is carried by a rail girder which distributes it to cross girders at D'E', the part of the influence line under this bay is altered.

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  • The loads at D', E, due to unit weight on the rail girder are (p-n)/p and n/p. The reaction at B' is {(p- n)xi+n(xi+p)}' /pi.

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  • Clearly, the distribution of the load by the rail girder considerably alters the distribution of shear due to a load in the bay in which the section considered lies.

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  • But if the load is distributed to the bracing intersections by rail and cross girders, then the shear at C' will be greatest when the load extends to N, and will have the values wXADN and -wXNEB.

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  • Milwaukee is favourably situated commercially, with excellent facilities for shipping both by lake and rail afforded by four trunk lines and a dozen lines of lake steamboats.

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  • It is one of the largest distributing centres in the country for coal, which is received by lake, and stored in enormous coal docks for transshipment by rail throughout the west and north-west.

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  • It consists chiefly of the residences of the wealthier citizens of Sydney and is connected with the city by rail and tram.

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  • It is built at the north or Swiss end of the Lago Maggiore, not far from the point at which the Maggia enters that lake, and is by rail 14 m.

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  • It occupies a strategical position at the west end of the valley between the Alexander range and the Ala-tau (or Talas-tau), at the meeting of commercial routes from (1) Vyernyi and Siberia beyond, from the north-east, (2) the Aral Sea and Orenburg (connected with it by rail since 1905) to the north-west, and (3) Ferghana and Bokhara to the south.

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  • There is an active, trade, both by rail and river, in corn, cattle, wood, wool and potatoes.

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  • Cincinnati is a railway centre of great importance and has an extensive commerce both by rail and by river.

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  • Many species of ducks are also still found; and the reed-bird (bobolink), " partridge " (elsewhere called quail or " Bob White "), ruffed grouse (elsewhere called partridge), woodcock, snipe, plover and Carolina rail still abound.

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  • Jackson with the Valley troops had stealthily left Harrisonburg by rail on the 17th of June, and was now at Ashland in McClellan's rear.

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  • Grant was now given supreme command in the west, and the Army of the Tennessee (now under Sherman) and two corps from Virginia under Hooker were hurried by rail to Tennessee.

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  • Long forward strides of the Napoleonic type were rarely attempted; "changes of base" were indeed made across country, and over considerable distances, as by Sherman in 1864, but ordinarily either the base and the objective were connected by rail or water, or else every forward step was, after the manner of Marlborough's time, organized as a separate campaign.

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  • Forbes, namely, a true species of raven (Palaeocorax moriorum), a remarkable rail (Diaphorapteryx), closely related to the extinct Aphanapteryx of Mauritius, and a large coot (Palaeolimnas chathamensis).

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  • The nearest seaport by rail is Dedeagatch, west of the Maritza; Enos, at the river-mouth, is the nearest by water.

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  • Refusing to observe the ecclesiastical regulations of Archbishop Laud, he was brought before the court of high commission in 1629, and again in 1634, when, for opposing the placing of a rail around the communion table, he was suspended and imprisoned.

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  • Retalhuleu, among the southern foothills of the Sierra Madre, is one of the centres of coffee production, and is connected by rail with the Pacific port of Champerico, a very unhealthy place in the wet season.

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  • Flying fences consist of a hedge with or without a post and rail, and with or without a ditch on one or both sides; consequently a horse has to jump both high and wide to clear them.

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  • It has the best harbour on the Pacific coast of South America, and is one of the most important ports of southern Chile, being connected by rail with Concepcion, Santiago and southern Chile.

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  • So great, however, is the desire to shorten the time and distance necessary for the transportation of grain from Lake Superior to Montreal that an increasing quantity is taken by water as far as the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay ports, and thence by rail to Montreal.

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  • The Canadian Northern railway, already constructed from the Great Lakes westward to the neighbourhood of the Rockies, and with water and rail connexions reaching eastward to Quebec, began to transform itself into a complete transcontinental system, with an extension to the Hudson Bay.

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  • Coming to the rates on grain, we find (in Table 23) a record for the forty years 1858-1897 of the charge on wheat from Chicago to New York, via all rail from 1858, and via lake and rail since 1868, the authority being the secretary of the Chicago Board of Trade.

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  • Now if we add together all these savings in the rate of rail and ocean freights and incidental expenses, we arrive at an aggregate economy of 8s.

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  • There is daily communication with Petropolis by a branch line of the Leopoldina system, and also by a steamer to the head of the bay and thence by rail up the serra.

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  • It is as a distributing centre for the manufactured products of the East to the West, and for the raw products of the West to the East, and for the trans-shipment from lake to rail and vice versa, that Buffalo occupies a position of greatest importance.

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  • By rail it is 80 m.

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  • Barcelona is well supplied with inland communication by rail, and the traffic of its streets is largely facilitated by tramway lines running from the port as far as Gracia and the other chief suburbs.

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  • It is very necessary in the case of trees trained to a flat surface, as a wall or espalier rail, to prevent undue crowding.

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  • Very careful and artistic representations of the stupa with its daghoba and interesting rail, pillars and sculptures will be found in Fergusson's Tree and Serpent Worship, and in his History of Indian Architecture (1876).

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  • The distortion which rails undergo in manufacture and use is incomparably less than that to which rivets are subjected, and thus rail steel may safely be much richer in carbon and hence in cementite, and therefore much stronger and harder, so as to better endure the load and the abrasion of the passing wheels.

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  • The best tool steel should not contain more than 0.02% of either, and in careful practice it is often specified that the phosphorus and sulphur respectively shall not exceed 0.04 and o 05% in the steel for important bridges, or o 06 and 0 07% in rail steel, though some very prudent engineers allow as much as 085% or even o To% of phosphorus in rails.

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  • The mass as a whole, then, consists of 96.4 parts of metallic matrix, which itself is in effect a 0.415% carbon rail steel, weakened and embrittled by having its continuity broken up by this skeleton of graphite forming 3.6% of the whole mass by weight, or say 12% by volume.

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  • Fortunately its embrittling effect on cast iron is very much less than on steel, so that the upper limit or greatest tolerable proportion of phosphorus, instead of being o.10 or better 0.08% as in the case of rail steel, may be put at 0.50% in case of machinery castings even if they are exposed to moderate shocks; at 1.60% for gas and water mains in spite of the gravity of the disasters which extreme brittleness here might cause; and even higher for castings which are not exposed to shock, and are so thin that the iron of which they are made must needs be very fluid.

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  • The value of the total imports (both sea-borne and by river and rail) increased from £22,721,700 in 1883 to about £60,000,000 in 1905; the imports from the United States, from £9,755,000 in 1883 to about £25,000,000 in 1905.

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  • Erie is the commercial centre of a large and rich grape-growing and agricultural district, has an extensive trade with the lake ports and by rail (chiefly in coal, iron ore, lumber and grain), and is an important manufacturing centre, among its products being iron, engines, boilers, brass castings, stoves, car heaters, flour, malt liquors, lumber, planing mill products, cooperage products, paper and wood pulp, cigars and other tobacco goods, gas meters, rubber goods, pipe organs, pianos and chemicals.

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  • Saltpetre is largely refined in Tirhoot, Saran and Champaran, and is exported both by rail and river to Calcutta.

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  • The harbour of Ragusa, once one of the chief ports of southern Europe, is too small for modern needs; but Gravosa (Gruz), a village at the mouth of the river Ombla, on the north, is a steamship station and communicates by rail with Herzegovina and the Bocche di Cattaro.

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  • A steamer leaves Naples every night for Palermo, and vice versa, the journey (208 m.) being done in I I hours, while the journey by rail (438 m.), including the crossing of the Straits of Messina takes 191 hours; and the weekly steamer from Naples to Messina (216 m.) takes 12 hours, while the journey by rail and ferry boat (292 m.) takes 14 hours.

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  • Its proximity to the coal fields of Pennsylvania and to the great markets of New York and Philadelphia, and its excellent transportation facilities by rail and by water, have promoted the development of its manufactures.

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  • It is connected by rail with Krasnovodsk (1085 m.) on the Caspian, and since 1905 with Orenburg (1150 m.).

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  • The biga itself consists of a seat resting on the axle, with a rail at each side to protect the driver from the wheels.

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  • The town is the regular starting-point of a journey to the famous lakes Wakatipu and Te Anau, which are approached by rail.

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  • The large quantities of fruit, cereals and vegetables from the surrounding country, and ample facilities for transportation by rail and by the river, which is navigable from below the rapids to its mouth, make the commerce and trade of Grand Rapids very important.

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  • Despite unparalleled importations of grain by sea and rail, despite the most strenuous exertions of the government, which incurred a total expenditure on this account of 11 millions sterling, the loss of life from actual starvation and its attendant train of diseases was lamentable.

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  • In common with the other Mascarene islands, it was the home of the dodo (Didus ineptus); there were also A phanapteryx, a species of rail, and a shortwinged heron (Ardea megacephala), which probably seldom flew.

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  • The chief industries of the town are the manufacture of gloves, carriages, agricultural machinery, beer and bricks; there is a trade in grain both on the Elbe and by rail.

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  • By rail Lugano is 124 m.

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  • From Kurussa the Niger is navigable at high water all the way to Bamako in Upper Senegal, whence there is communication by rail and river with St Louis and Timbuktu.

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  • Round the city are many pleasant suburbs, connected with it by rail and tramways; the chief of these are Burnside, Beaumont, Unley, Mitcham, Goodwood, Plymton, Hindmarsh, Prospect, St Peters, Norwood and Kensington.

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  • Beer, Prussian blue, leather, tin, pottery, cigars, and gold and silver work are the chief industrial products, and there is a considerable trade by rail and river.

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  • It is the port for the OsborneWallsend and Mount Pleasant collieries, which are connected with it by rail.

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  • Leeuwarden is the centre of a flourishing trade, being easily accessible from all parts of the province by road, rail and canal.

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  • Its commerce developed rapidly in the last quarter of the 19th century, largely as a result of improvements in its communications by road and rail; the population in the same period increased by more than one-third.

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  • The main roads are fairly good; and Avila, the capital, is connected by rail with Salamanca.

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  • Although this method balances the pistons in the horizontal plane, and thus allows the pull of the engine on the train to be exerted without the variation due to the reciprocation of the pistons, yet the force balanced horizontally is introduced vertically and appears as a variation of pressure on the rail.

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  • In practice about two-thirds of the reciprocating weight is balanced in order to keep this variation of rail pressure within safe limits.

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  • It is connected by rail (186 m.) with Bologoye, on the line between St Petersburg and Moscow.

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  • To the north of the city, accessible by rail and water, are the residential suburbs of Haga and Ulriksdal, with royal chateaux, and Djursholm.

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  • The external trade of Assam is conducted partly by steamer, partly by native boat, and to a small extent by rail.

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  • In 1899 the railway from Wadi Halfa was completed to Khartum, and in 1906 through communication by rail was established with the Red Sea.

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  • Other clauses dealt with the rights of the Laplanders to graze their reindeer alternatively in either country, - and with the question of transport of goods across the frontier by rail or other means of communication, so that the traffic should not be hampered by any import or export prohibitions or otherwise.

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  • The dispersion of a large part of her army and notably of her reserves in Asia Minor, where rail communications were few, and roads ill-developed, made any reinforcement of the European theatres a matter of time and difficulty; in the case of Macedonia, such reenforcement was practically impossible save by sea.

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  • Chapra is the centre of trade in indigo and saltpetre, and conducts a large business by water as well as by rail.

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  • Owing to its communication by water and rail with the forests of White Russia and Volhynia, Riga is a great mart for timber.

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  • Owing to the great railway which crosses the country from Riga to Smolensk, afterwards dividing into two branches, to Orenburg and Tsaritsyn on the lower Volga respectively, Riga is the storehouse and place of export for hemp coming by rail from west central Russia, and for corn, Riga merchants sending their buyers as far east as Tambov.

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  • Its inland trade is carried on by country boat, inland steamer, rail and road, and amounted in 1904-1905 to about four and three-quarter millions sterling.

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  • It is a port of call for the Austrian Lloyd steamers, and communicates by rail with Sebenico, Knin and Sinj.

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  • The town is connected by rail with Olehleh, and the line also extends up the valley.

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  • Coal is brought to the city from the coalfields by boats on the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers as well as by rail, and great fleets of barges carry coal and other heavy freight, such as steel rails, cotton ties, sheet iron, wire and nails, down the Ohio in the winter and spring.

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  • The fishing industry of Lake Superior is important, salmon-trout (Salvelinus namaycush, Walb), ranging from 10 to 50 lb in weight, being gathered from the individual fishermen by steam tenders and shipped by rail to city markets.

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  • By rail it is distant 151 m.

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  • Owing to its position on the lake, and its excellent communications by rail and steamer, Managua obtained after 1855 an important export trade in coffee, sugar, cocoa and cotton, although in 1876 it was temporarily ruined by a great inundation.

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  • More iron ore is received at this port annually than at any other port in the country, or, probably, in the world; the ore is shipped thence by rail to Pittsburg, Youngstown and other iron manufacturing centres.

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  • It lies on the main line of railway between Verona and Modena; and is also connected by rail with Cremona and with Monselice, on the line from Padua to Bologna, and by steam tramway with Brescia and other places.

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  • San Salvador is connected by rail with Santa Ana on the north-west and with the Pacific ports of La Libertad and Acajutla.

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  • Ryde is connected by rail with the other towns in the island, and there is also steamboat communication with Portsmouth, Southampton, Southsea, Portsea and Stoke's Bay.

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  • Great quantities of paddi are annually sent by river and rail to Bangkok, in return for which cloth and other goods are imported to supply the wants of the agriculturist peasantry.

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  • Other game birds include the francolin, quail, guineafowl, sand-grouse, snipe, wild duck, wild goose, widgeon, teal, plover and rail.

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  • Salt is made in large quantities in the government works at Kharaghoda and Udu in Ahmedabad, whence it is exported by rail to Gujarat and central India.

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  • They are collected in fishing tugs and distributed by rail throughout the United States and Canada.

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  • There is extensive quayage, and the largest wool ships are able to load alongside the wharves, which are connected by rail with all parts of the colony.

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  • This last city was in 1905 connected by rail via Perovsk, Kazalinsk, and Irgiz with Orenburg (1149 m.).

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  • Its chief trade is in grain, despatched by rail to the Danubian port of Zimnicea, or by river to Giurgevo.

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  • Most of this wheat goes by way of the lakes through the Sault Sainte Marie canal to Buffalo, where it is shipped by rail or inland canal to New York, Philadelphia or Baltimore.

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  • It came in 1406 into the possession of Zurich, with which it communicates by means of steamers on the lake, as well as by rail.

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  • The town is connected by rail with Cordoba and Catamarca.

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  • Innumerable aquatic birds haunt the banks of the Save, Danube and Drina, and the lower reaches of the Timok and Morava; among them being pelicans, cranes, grey and white herons, and many other kinds of waders, besides wild geese, ducks, rail and snipe.

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  • The port of Salaverry (with which Trujillo is connected by rail) is about io m.

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  • Associated with these remains there have been found those of many other birds, including a hawk, a duck, a darter, a spoonbill, a heron, a rail and a wild-goose, some of these being much larger than any now inhabiting Madagascar.

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  • It is also connected by rail with Parma and Mantua (via Suzzara).

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  • There are also flour mills, tanneries (United States Leather Co.), patent medicine, furniture, coffin woodenware and wagon factories, knitting and spinning mills, planing mills, and sash, door and blind factories - the lumber being obtained from logs floated down the river and by rail.

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  • Mitchel, but the Confederate army of General Braxton Bragg was transferred thither by rail from Corinth, Miss., before Mitchel was able to advance.

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  • The distance by rail and steamer between Khartum and Alexandria is about 1490 m.

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  • Chioggia is connected by rail with Rovigo, 35 m.

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  • The town is connected by rail with the main Transcaucasian railway to Tiflis, and is the chief port for the export of naphtha and paraffin oil, carried hither in great part through pipes laid down from Baku, but partly also in tank railway-cars; other exports are wheat, manganese, wool, silkworm-cocoons, liquorice, maize and timber (total value of exports nearly 52 millions sterling annually).

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  • I tried to touch a hand rail next to me but I just passed through it!

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  • She climbed the next stair and grabbed the porch rail as another pain wracked her body.

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  • The mayor was concerned about the lack of support for light rail schemes.

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  • The top of a rail truck just broke the surface in the lower adit.

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  • Travel should normally be second class rail fare or economy apex airfare.

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  • Koppers makes carbon pitch, coal tar distillates, and phthalic anhydride and ships products to customers in rail cars.

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  • These include high skirtings, picture rail, decorative architrave and ceiling rose.

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  • The project received royal assent in 1996 with the granting of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act.

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  • Light Rail has nonetheless proved very attractive giving modal change from car of around 20% (Sheffield ).

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  • At a cost of £ 22.50 single, the rail offering at £ 35 doesn't look bad.

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  • In addition, there are direct rail connections to the deep-water berths in King George Dock.

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  • It means the shiny arc of reflected light on a chrome bumper instead of the smith's blacking on a hammered iron rail.

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  • The national rail site said the busses took an hour to do Telford - Wolverhampton which is just silly time.

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  • Every ton of freight carried by rail, rather than road, produces at least 80% less carbon dioxide.

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  • The Nash family were fruit growers, producing grapes under huge glass cloches that could be rolled into place on a rail track.

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  • Can anyone tell us how the petroleum coke formerly delivered by rail gets from the ship to the works?

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  • The privatized rail system has been such a disaster that Railtrack has become a colloquialism for a chaotic and crazy way to run things.

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  • I suspect these phones are aimed at the bored rail commuter, looking for something to keep him entertained.

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  • John Prescott has clearly learned that rail industry bashing is not the best way to get improved performances and his tone was very conciliatory.

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  • Glazed express lifts rise vertically at the northern end of the plaza to connect the rail services with the arrivals and departures concourses.

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  • More than 5 million shipping containers, 2 million rail cars and some 11 million trucks go into the US every year.

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  • Even while the upheaval and reorganization of privatization was under way, we maintained generally cordial relations with local rail managers.

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  • Juvenile water rail have been showing well and there have been a few reports of spotted crakes from Neumann's Flash.

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  • This week is the anniversary of the terrible Paddington rail crash.

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  • With its road and rail connections, the village is a good center for exploring the woods and haymeadows of the surrounding dale.

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  • The complacency of Connecticut at the time was ready made to rail against, it was so deathly unoriginal and sticky with republican fear.

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  • Mr Blunkett is to inspect new security measures at the Frethun rail freight depot outside Calais.

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  • Fogging machine A machine which is able to be operated remotely to place detonators on a rail.

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  • Dig Trench The trench is dug using a swivel bucket digger on hire from Hughes Rail.

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  • The DIN rail dimmer occupies the space of 4 normal MCBs on the DIN rail.

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  • The Railways Bill has exposed the government's complete disarray over the strategic direction of the rail industry.

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  • Rudloe Manor both for rail and UFO enthusiasts has become a dreamers mirror, you see there what you want to see.

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  • Rail privatization was once dubbed poll tax on wheels.

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  • Finally, she stood and h eld onto the catwalk rail for support.

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  • Integrated fares using the Oyster card would be extended to rail services, cutting ticket office and ticket barrier queues and reducing fare evasion.

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  • The state of Britain's road and rail system represents a significant negative externality for what is the fourth largest economy in the world.

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  • During the chase they are likely to be involved in road or rail accidents, or injure themselves in quarry or barbed wire fences.

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  • The West Coast Mainline has become the biggest fiasco in the short history of rail privatization.

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  • The majority of these have been taken down to make way fir the construction of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

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  • The previous government had decided not to require the fitment of ATP on the privatized rail network.

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  • Note the wheel flange is on the outer face of the rail.

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  • The hammers are attached to small hinged flaps glued to a rail at the back of the keyboard.

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  • You may either catch a connecting flight to Edinburgh or use the rail link.

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  • More than a quarter of all the world's 60-odd living species of rail are flightless, and all flightless rails live on islands.

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  • It reports on a study into the new Northern rail franchise, which costs £ 350 million a year in subsidy.

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  • Connex leaflet Connex South Central has been refused a franchise extension and has not distinguished itself as a rail franchisee.

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  • How do we promote additional modal shift from road freight to rail and waterborne freight?

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  • Growth on intermodal rail freight services is expected to be the most widespread in over a year.

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  • There has also been a 6% shift to rail from road freight transport.

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  • As far as That Man Again goes it was simply a draw race and he got the rail on a track that favors front-runners.

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  • In recent years the first few furlongs contained no running rail, just open heath.

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  • He will face the full fury of the rail enthusiast lobby that will undoubtedly be backed by various newspapers.

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  • He clutched the rail tightly and felt rather giddy.

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  • On arrival in Crewe there was word coming through of major rail disruptions with overhead lines down and the wind causing untold grief.

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  • This is a mechanical hacksaw that clamps to the rail, ensuring a straight cut.

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  • There should be an adequate handhold at all times or, where there is no handhold a guard rail must be used.

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  • Future growth in rail freight is expected to continue by increasing services for bulk haulage, general merchandise and fast moving consumer goods.

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  • Only Herman Goering wrought more havoc with the national rail timetable.

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  • Being forced to turn up two or three hours in advance for a short hop makes rail a much better prospect.

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  • Existing road and rail services are wholly inadequate and major public investment would be required.

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  • The decision appears inexplicable to many senior rail managers who hold no brief for First.

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  • I hope that the Assembly will take a strategic decision to support the long-term investment required in rail infrastructure.

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  • Improved interchanges between bus, tube and rail and we are looking at a complete orbital rail structure built on interchanges between bus, tube and rail and we are looking at a complete orbital rail structure built on interchanges.

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  • The rail companies provide a frequent, high speed intercity 125 train service between all major British cities.

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  • By rail intercity trains from most major centers in the country call at Durham daily including 14 trains from London.

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  • Rail shifting system won a jackpot beneath them with.

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  • One ticket gets your rail journey plus unlimited bus travel at either end of your journey.

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  • Promote waste strategies to use rail as the preferred mode for access to larger landfill, incinerator or recycling centers.

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  • Network Rail are investigating but said a thaw, following the big freeze of recent days had caused the landslip.

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  • Network Rail currently owns the freehold of the site, with English, Welsh & Scottish Railways as the head lessee.

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  • Network Rail closed many other level crossings across Scotland at the same time.

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  • E.g. should have a direct rail link to London.

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  • Brentwood has good rail links having four stations within the Boro at Ingatestone, Shenfield, West Horndon and Brentwood.

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  • It wears a special livery for Virgin Rail Links.

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  • The current legal loophole allows phone masts of any height to be built on land owned by Network Rail without planning permission.

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  • For example, members of all political parties rail against the so-called ' post-code lottery ' in the NHS.

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  • The London Rolling Stock Team has experience of all the vehicle types used in London, including mainline, light rail and tube.

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  • The previous saturday to rail about bold duke of late medieval on.

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  • The LTP proposes a Regional Express Rail network (RER) serving the wider west midlands.

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  • The fence is made of split chestnut, with the lower rail mortised into the ' godfathers ', and the upper rails nailed.

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  • The traction motors were air-cooled from ducts positioned well above rail level to avoid the ingress of brake dust into the motors.

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  • The front mountings of the hard top fixes on to the screen rail using bolts and clamps.

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  • A chrome front mudguard rail set which protects the front mudguard's gorgeous paint finish with a stylish flash of chrome.

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  • We have an ongoing dialog with stakeholders about the future of the London rail network.

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  • Rail Travel in the 19th Century In the mid-to-late nineteenth century, the easiest and quickest way to travel was by rail.

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  • The Powder Magazine was located in the far northwestern corner of the study area, approached by rail lines.

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  • Howver it should be noted that the Nottingham light rail system commenced operation in March 2004.

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  • Light rail patronage is published in an annual DfT statistical release for the year to the previous March, published five months later.

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  • Ignoring her, Tulloch drove Quilter along the rail, lunging at him like a perspiring pikeman.

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  • Like any company, Network Rail will need to produce a business plan.

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  • Now squeeze the rail joiner to fit around the rail with flat nose pliers.

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  • The net lever was painted in metal primer along with the counter balance rail.

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  • He produced a remarkably prophetic report on Rail Privatization.

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  • Rail freight is critical for the economic prosperity of Great Britain.

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  • Without shareholders, there is little to give Network Rail an incentive to pull its socks up, however public-spirited its 114 members are.

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  • The shared bathroom is fully tiled and has quadrant shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail.

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  • Double glazed window and a heated towel rail radiator.

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  • Inside each is a full height hanging rail at the top.

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  • There is the additional hazard of the electrified third rail on the Merseyrail Electrics network and of overhead power lines.

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  • Newly fitted large walk-in shower, heated towel rail, wash hand basin, WC.

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  • Only one air route (Gatwick - Glasgow) has a similar noise burden to high-speed rail.

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  • He seized a boathook and hobbled down the deck toward Quilter, who grimaced at him from his handhold on the stern rail.

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  • This paint effect divides the wall at dado rail height.

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  • Am I eligible for lever taps, lowering a cistern or having a grab rail of some sort fitted in my home?

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  • The US still has many busy and expanding commuter rail networks around major cities, and enormous amounts of long-distance bulk rail freight.

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  • Fitted cupboard and shelves to chimney breast recesses, two radiators, picture rail, television aerial point.

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  • After closure the owners sought and gained planning permission for rail served car storage and extensive land reclamation.

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  • The complete rail december refit in germany cruise lines ' enchanted.

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  • Early in 1935 both tracks were again re-laid, this time with the addition of an electric conductor rail.

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  • On the German Rail trains, you may travel without having a seat reservation.

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  • What would the rail round the bench seat have been made of?

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  • The Government needs to enhance the rail network to enable the rapid movement of east west rail freight shipments.

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  • Intermodal flows on the other hand are more buoyant, with just under half of rail shippers anticipating growth.

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  • The Malt was transported initially by rail, with wagons loaded in an adjacent siding.

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  • For details see Caledonian sleepers or call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950.

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  • The ore was transported by rail 4 miles to the city of Trail where a large smelter was located.

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  • It needs to be the later single rail type, having about twenty splines on the input shaft.

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  • There is an extractor fan, inset spotlights to the ceiling and a heated towel rail.

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  • At dinner we noticed an elderly lady sitting alone along the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room.

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  • Euro Cargo Rail is a wholly owned subsidiary of English Welsh & Scottish Railroad Holdings Limited.

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  • By Air Birmingham International Airport is well served by both bus and rail links, as well as by black cab taxis.

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  • Allocate funds to improve road access to existing or new rail freight terminals.

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  • The rucked carpet or carelessly placed rug, long toenails, no stair rail, poor footwear, poor lighting.

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  • In particular no assessment has been made of the scheme's impact on rail freight tonnage.

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  • Subsequently electric traction returned to parts of the network by a further conversion of heavy rail routes to the Tyne & Wear Metro.

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  • The rail traction market remained an important source of Paxman business right up to the end of the 20th century.

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  • Balfour Beatty specializes in healthcare, education and road and rail transportation.

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  • The Rail Fence Cipher uses letter transposition to generate an incredibly difficult anagram to solve.

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  • A standard light rail vehicle can carry up to 250 people - nearly treble the capacity of a typical bus.

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  • The efficiency of rail and its ability to operate on grid electricity will give rail a big advantage over long distance trucking.

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  • On rail, he has been dealt a difficult hand undoing the mess created by his two immediate predecessors without saying as much.

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  • The second bathroom comprises marble-topped vanity unit, shower, WC and heated towel rail.

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  • The future of streetcars and light rail is looking increasingly unsettled.

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  • A view from the south west, showing the profile of the rail viaduct which matches almost exactly the original bridge.

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  • Recent breeding successes also include bearded tit, water rail and cetti's warbler.

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  • The track in each rail tunnel has two continuously welded rails laid on pre-cast concrete supports embedded in the concrete track bed.

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  • Where warehouses or station buildings run parallel to the quay line, the high truck is often extended, so as to span the whole quay; on one side the " long leg " runs on a rail at the quay edge, and on the other the " short leg " runs on a runway placed on the building.

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  • This rail was more easily rolled than others, and, being reversible, was in fact two rails in one.

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  • If this pressure is not relieved in some way, the train may be derailed either (I) by " climbing " the outer rail, with injury to that rail and, generally, to the corresponding wheel-flanges; (2) by overturning about the outer rail as a hinge, possibly without injury to rails or wheels; or (3) by forcing the outer rail outwards, occasionally to the extent of shearing the spikes that hold it down at the curve, thus spreading or destroying the track.

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  • If it is an engine, particular attention must be directed to the type, weight, arrangement of wheels and height of centre of gravity above rail level.

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  • From consideration of the rigid triangular frame described above, it is clear that the " overturning " force acts horizontally from the centre of gra'Vity, and that the length of its lever arm is, at any instant, the vertical distance from the centre of gravity to the level of the outer rail.

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  • A small space is left between the end of one rail and that of the next, in order to allow for expansion in hot weather, and at the joint the two are firmly braced together by a pair of fish-plates (fig.ri).

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  • The torque corresponding to this couple is F 1 X z D = 2µWID, and hence follows the fundamental relation, 2T = 2F 1 D = 2µWID, or if W now represents the weight supported by the axle, F will be the tractive force exerted on the frame by the two axle-boxes to propel the vehicle, and the more convenient relation is established, T=2FD=2µWD (3) If T has a greater value than this relation justifies the wheels will slip. F is called the " tractive force " at the rail.

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  • In some cases the gauge is laid a little wider than the standard, and there are varying amounts of superelevation of the outer rail; but the most formidable factor in the production of resistance is the guard-rail, which is sometimes put in with the object of guiding the wheel which runs on the inner rail of the curve on the inside of the flange.

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  • The component of a balance weight which is necessary to balance the reciprocating masses introduces a vertical unbalanced force which appears as a variation of pressure between the wheel and the rail, technically called the hammer-blow, the magnitude of which increases as the square of the speed of the train.

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  • The principal centres in the Lake District are Keswick (Derwentwater), Ambleside, Bo*ness, Windermere and Lakeside (Windermere), Coniston and Boot (Eskdale), all of which, except Ambleside and Bowness (which nearly joins Windermere) are accessible by rail.

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  • Ferrite and cementite are thus the normal and usual constituents of slowly cooled steel, including all structural steels, rail steel, &c., and of white cast iron (see § 18).

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  • Considerable quantities of the bones of the dodo and other extinct birds - a rail (A phanapteryx), and a shortwinged heron - have been discovered in the beds of some of the ancient lakes (see DoDo).

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  • Today the lines, signals and stations are owned by a massively subsidized quango called Network Rail.

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  • The building is within quarter mile of Hackney Central British Rail Station.

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  • The oven-ready goose was sent by rail, wrapped in a raffia bag, a few days before Christmas.

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  • There would be a shift from money being spent on road building to money being spent on the rail network.

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  • Meanwhile, regulated rail fares are to rise by RPI plus 1 per cent for at least the next three years.

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  • The Main line rail station is only 300 yards away.

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  • Rail passengers travel twenty five billion miles every year.

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  • What about the rest of us who have these overpriced used rail tickets to get rid off?

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  • The kit is supplied with control fitted to the riser rail.

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  • This trial has been scuppered by the fact that Network Rail has increased the pathing charge by 40% for electric services.

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  • Water rail Picture - Colin Bates A secretive bird which is never easy to see.

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  • Unlike light rail systems which are segregated from traffic for the majority of their route.

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  • Shere now claims to control two-thirds of the self-serve rail ticket machine market in Britain, with customers ranging from GNER to Virgin Trains.

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  • Bathroom - Bath, electric shower, heated towel rail, shaver plug.

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  • Shower rooms include a toilet, wash hand basin, electric towel rail and shaver point. £ 1 coin meter operates electricity.

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  • Well it 's a flexible shelving system that hangs from a rail.

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  • For details see Caledonian Sleepers or call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950.

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  • Rail bosses are today issuing a stark warning to parents, urging them to alert their children to the dangers of playing near railways.

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  • To miss the debris under the railroad bridges, you have to get near to these sticky out bits of rail line.

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  • Following stunning, the animal was shackled and hoisted onto an overhead rail - the slaughter line - which ran through the slaughter hall.

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  • Regularly, check the teething rail for splits or cracks.

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  • In particular no assessment has been made of the scheme 's impact on rail freight tonnage.

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  • Around 18 billion ton kilometers of freight was carried by rail in 2000.

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  • John Barnes made the current tangent rail and toolbox lid.

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  • In a sense, we are negotiating with both the rail operator and the train operator, because NIR does both.

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  • New berths and quays were constructed specifically for the unloading of container ships, and also a rail container terminal.

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  • The National rail operators need to understand that their position is untenable in the 21st century.

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  • With our extensive UK coverage and range of high capacity wagons, EWS is the leading supplier bulk trainload and wagonload rail freight services.

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  • In London these include reed warbler, water rail, and the fen wainscot moth.

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  • Recent breeding successes also include bearded tit, water rail and cetti 's warbler.

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  • Highly regarded within the industry, Darren brings a wealth of experience to the Laser Rail team.

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  • Grab ahold of the rail so that you don't fall down the slippery ramp.

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  • The bed features tracks that are molded into the side rail, providing a perfect place for children to run their cars or toy trains along.

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  • A hard rubber wedge-shaped cushion is glued to the sides of the rail, covered with the same felt cloth that covers the table.

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  • Buying seafood is easier and safer than ever because the product is quickly shipped from location to market by air, refrigerated rail, or trucks.

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  • If you plan on traveling on Amtrak often or for an extended vacation, you can buy a discounted vacation package or rail pass.

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  • The rail passes are good for travel nationwide or for parts of California and Florida.

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  • The North America Rail pass will take you across the United States and Canada for one price.

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  • Here you can search for and purchase rail tickets that can take you anywhere in Europe.

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  • For those of you more interested in jumps, vert ramps, and rail riding, a wider board would suit you the best.

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  • The Metra Rail has a line running from Chicago's Union Station to the Aurora Station.

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  • For a list of stations along that line and train running times, visit Metra Rail.

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  • Car and Rail - Rental car gift cards, gas cards, savings on vehicle purchases and carbon emission offset credits.

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  • Some institutes require the use of a safety rail.

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  • Making calls or answering emails while commuting by bus or rail is more efficient than starting up your computer at the office or at home and accomplishing the same tasks.

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  • You can also add a chair rail and paint an accent color, like deep ocean blue, just on this lower section.

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  • If you install chair rail, you can insert beadboard paneling which will instantly give the room a fresh, seaside feeling.

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  • Beadboard paneling is commonly used for wainscoting below a chair rail.

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  • Stenciling in lieu of a wood chair railing can mimic the effect of a chair rail.

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  • If you opt to tile the walls, you can take the tile to the ceiling or three-fourths the height of the wall or to a chair rail height.

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