industrial railway


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industrial railway

[in′dəs·trē·əl ′rāl‚wā]
(industrial engineering)
A usually short feeder line that is either owned or controlled and wholly operated by an industrial firm.
Narrow-gage rail lines used on construction jobs or around industrial plants.
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Tenders are invited for Maintenance of the Switches 33T, 31T, 11T and 9T By Repairing Parts of the Switches Running On Industrial Railway Lines of Cars Revision of Constanta
The project focuses on the industrial railway corridor from what was Backworth Colliery down to the coal staithes on the Tyne.
Packed with items, including a one-tonne slate bed made for Queen Victoria, the castle also includes restored kitchens and an industrial railway museum, a model railway museum and a dolls' museum.
In Guinea, Rio Tinto is spending sibn on the first phase of its Simandou project, estimated to produce 95m tons of ore by 2015 and it plans to invest more than $iobn on an iron-ore mine, 650 km of industrial railway, 21 km of tunnels and a new deep-water port south of the capital, Conakry, creating about 10,000 direct and indirect local jobs.
David Pickavance, curator of the Industrial Railway Museum at Penrhyn Castle, reported three swallow nests in the stable block, and others elsewhere on the estate.
In the first phase, an industrial railway network will be completed in C five years.
Construction will be divided into two phases with the first focusing on creating an industrial railway for goods, which will take five years to complete.
Besides being home to so many high-profile retailers, the historical Meatpacking District is where the High Line (the urban park that sits atop the old elevated industrial railway that runs northward between Gansevoort and West 34th Street) has its source.
Earlier this year we launched a new range of British-designed modular industrial railway locomotives and have already secured orders for four of the 1,000hp version, which will be the first of their type to be manufactured in the UK for more than 15 years.
Scottish Industrial Railway Centre, Minnivey Colliery, Burnton, Dalmellington.
Last year, Arabian Oil failed to renew its drilling rights on the Saudi side of the Khafji oil field shared with Kuwait after Tokyo rejected a Saudi demand that the Japanese government build an industrial railway in the country.
In February last year, Arabian Oil lost its oil drilling rights in the Saudi Arabia portion of the same oil field, after the Japanese government rejected a Saudi demand to build an industrial railway in the country.
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