The city is also served by Gloucester railway station, with frequent services to some of the country's largest cities, London, Reading, Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham and Birmingham. Gloucester was the site of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company railway works, which have now closed.
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... Iceland has no public railways, although proposals to build a passenger line between Keflavík and Reykjavík have been made as well as proposals to build a light rail system in Reykjavík ... Several former locomotive-powered and hand-operated railways have closed and been dismantled, although some evidence of their existence remains in museums and as static exhibits ...
... A rapid transit rail project by the name Jaipur Metro is under progress ... It will provide means of faster commutation for the city residents ...
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... A planned light rail and commuter rail stop at Orlando International Airport is currently being studied and if approved, could be completed in 2015 ... at the future train station for the proposed All Aboard Florida regional rail service, which will connect Orlando International Airport to downtown Miami along the Florida East Coast Railway ... A future connection to the SunRail commuter rail service is also being explored, although it is presently unknown whether this would involve a direct rail link or a shuttle bus service to ...
... of the C O Railroad, Huntington has served as a major break of bulk point between rail traffic and the Ohio River/Mississippi River watershed ... CSX, the successor company to C O, continues to maintain a regional office, a rail yard, a freight car light repair shop and a locomotive heavy repair facility in the city ... The city was once a hub for passenger rail service in the region, but accounts for a significantly smaller portion of rail traffic than in the early decades of the 20th century ...
Famous quotes containing the word rail:
“Old man, its four flights up and for what?
Your room is hardly any bigger than your bed.
Puffing as you climb, you are a brown woodcut
stooped over the thin rail and the wornout tread.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“If goodness were only a theory, it were a pity it should be lost to the world. There are a number of things, the idea of which is a clear gain to the mind. Let people, for instance, rail at friendship, genius, freedom, as long as they willthe very names of these despised qualities are better than anything else that could be substituted for them, and embalm even the most envenomed satire against them.”
—William Hazlitt (17781830)
“For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.”
—Aeschylus (525456 B.C.)