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Bring your bike helmet and ride the Monon Trail, a 30-mile or so rail trail that runs from downtown to points north including Broad Ripple Village.

Foye said they would include a reduction of as much as 40% in passenger service within the city, and a 50% decrease in service on commuter rail lines, which connect the city to outlying areas where many city workers live.

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority, which runs New York City’s subways, buses, and commuter rail lines, needs a $12 billion cash infusion to offset losses due to the coronavirus.

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I’ve pulled the seatpost out of the frame, inserted it through the rear triangle so that the rear wheel couldn’t roll, and locked one seat rail to the seat stay.

They’d then have to go at that padlock or the seat rail and be very careful not to slip and cut the frame in the process.

Authorities blame anarchists protesting a proposed high-speed rail line called TAV that will link Turin and Lyon, France.

Workers built a temporary rail track through the city to move the statue in a process that took three days.

After the tunnel was complete, Schmidt went about building a rail line through it.

Tougher regulations on tank cars and oil-by-rail make sense.

Yes, it costs more to move oil by rail than it does by pipeline.

A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.

The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.

An accident occurred on the Panama rail road, recently put in operation, by which 43 persons were killed, and 60 wounded.

He drew up the rocker, hoisted his slippered feet on the rail, and proceeded to smoke a cigar.

Since then the whole of the trade of transit by rail has been conducted by the companies owning the lines.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rail, such as: castigate, complain, fume, inveigh, rant, and scold.

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