core rail

core rail

A steel rail, 1 that connects the tops of balusters supporting a stair handrail.
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Its core rail, highways and transportation and design businesses increased turnover, although difficult conditions in the US continued.
It has been overhauling its business to exit the nuclear industry and concentrate on its core rail and environment divisions.
A cash injection would also give Invensys more time to complete a disposal programme of some assets outside its core rail signals and factory controls operations.
But the group, which is in the process of exiting its nuclear arm, said its core rail and environment businesses were performing well and their outlook remained good.
The disposal is the latest in a number AEA Technology is making as it focuses on core rail and environment businesses.
A disposal of the pair, East Midlands and Bournemouth, is expected to raise around pounds 200 million and would allow National Express to focus more on its core rail and bus operations.
An early-November spinoff of assets outside core Rail and Railcar Leasing and Management Services businesses under Dallas-based Trinity Industries Inc.
Trinity's key competitors in its core rail business include The Greenbrier Companies, which is a manufacturer and a large railcar lessor, and TTX Co.