rail capacity

rail capacity

[′rāl kə‚pas·əd·ē]
(civil engineering)
The maximum number of trains which can be planned to move in both directions over a specified section of track in a 24-hour period.
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In order to confirm future rail capacity guarantees, Aspire Mining Ltd and its investment partner in the Erdenet to Ovoot Rail Project in Mongolia will extend the option period for an investment deal.
We're committed to being a good neighbour to everyone affected by the construction of HS2, which will increase rail capacity and reduce journey times, while creating thousands of jobs across the UK.
The Waterberg upgrade Phase 2 will grow export rail capacity to 6 million mt through incremental upgrades of the existing rail networks and yards using additional loops, while maintaining the existing axle load, electrical upgrades and improved train control systems.
The new inland terminal is the second for the GPA and part of the "Network Georgia" program designed to create inland terminals throughout the state to reduce intermodal truck traffic and provide greater rail capacity to the Southeast U.
Our pictures give a sneak peek of one of the new trains and a CGI view of how Gatwick's station will look in 2020 after a PS120million refurbishment is completed in readiness for a doubling of rail capacity.
This project is expected to increase the rail capacity and improve the availability of so called 10 minute traffic on the rail way 'Roslagsbanan' in the northern part of Stockholm.
The only negative I can see is that yet another opportunity to improve rail capacity at the station has passed.
Although the cost of conversion would be substantial, adding new rail capacity and continuing rail subsidies would be expensive, the IEA said in Paving Over the Tracks: A better use of Britain's railways?
A POLITICIAN says part of the PS10m transport investment secured in the recent Liberal Democrat Budget Deal with the Welsh Government should be used to increase rail capacity between Wrexham and Chester.
THE DIFFERENT TRACKS Jason McCartney Colne Valley MP Cynical coalition are reducing the likelihood that HS2 would ever be built Barry Sheerman Huddersfield MP French say if your towns are emptying now, once they have high-speed rail they will empty even faster Lillian Greenwood Shadow rail minister HS2 viable but we need to increase rail capacity rather than pure speed Andrew McNaughton HS2 technical director HS2 would create 100,000 jobs and return an estimated PS2.
The need is about the dramatic requirement for additional rail capacity in this country and this is the only clear strategic way in which we can increase that capacity.
We are investing in increased rail capacity on the Whitehall Subdivision to help move more frac sand and to develop a more robust supply chain for our customers in Wisconsin to connect with the oil and gas shale basins in North America," said Jean-Jacques Ruest, CN executive vice president and chief marketing officer.