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  Road, Rail and Water - transport in Offaly - Offaly History, Archaeology, Offaly Towns, Heritage, Research, King's ...
In the seventeenth century road transport was still at a very rudimentary stage of development, ensuring that on its finalisation the canal was in a position to dominate travel to and from the county.
As the railways offered a far speedier form of transport, their advent inevitably ensured the passing of the canal as the primary means of travel in the country and their initial arrival aroused a great deal of confrontation and bitterness between the canal companies and their new rivals.
This was only barely sustainable in the hey-day of rail transport, but on the coming of independence it was clear that it was not a situation which could be allowed to persist indefinitely.
www.offalyhistory.com /content/reading_resources/offaly_gen/road_rail_canal.htm   (2795 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1834
Johann Philipp Reis (January 7, 1834 – January 24, 1874), was born in Gelnhausen, Germany, as son to a poor baker.
John Macarthur (1767- 1834), soldier, politician and pioneer of the Australian wool industry, was born in Devonshire, but the MacArthurs are an old Argyll family, from which the American military hero General Douglas MacArthur was also descended.
But, during 1834 he was planning his campaign for Repeal including the "monster meetings" where he would speak to upwards of a quarter million people.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1834   (5491 words)

 First Railroads in North America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Not germane to the functional definition of a particular line of rails, and hence to questions of its classification as a railroad, are: the source of motive power, kind of material for rails and supporting ties (sleepers), varieties of things transported, or classification under law as a private or public carrier.
One of the massive timber rails was grooved – U-shaped – and the opposite one tongued.
Rails at first were of wood and then of granite, both topped by iron straps.
www.cprr.org /Museum/First_US_Railroads_Gamst.html   (5083 words)

 SIDE - Online Information article about SIDE
rail rope by an endless hauling rope at an average speed of 4 to 6 m.
Telpherage.—A telpher ropeway or cableway may be defined as a ropeway or cableway worked and controlled electrically, only a rail rope being required besides the live rail or wire from which the electric current is taken.
Thus the telpher is a self-propelled electric carrier running on a mono-rail, which, according to the conditions, may be a steel rail or a steel cable.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /SHA_SIV/SIDE.html   (5308 words)

 Funicular - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A funicular, also called funicular railway, inclined railway, inclined plane, or, in the United Kingdom, a cliff railway, is a type of cable railway in which cables attached to a tram-like vehicle on rails move it up and down a very steep slope.
In some cases, such as on the Duquesne Incline in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, there are separate parallel tracks and platforms for each vehicle; the carriages' flanged wheels resemble those of standard railway vehicles.
In such a setup, the gaps in the inside rails for the passing segment and cable path mean that only the outside rail is the guide rail for each car.
en.wikipedia.org /?title=Funicular   (1057 words)

 Transport Dangerous Goods (TDG) - Newsletter Spring 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In general, it is false for anyone to state that they cannot offer for transport or transport their product unless they are granted a permit because the dangerous goods can be offered for transport and transported in compliance with the TDG Regulations.
In a public safety program applied to transportation, this is a delicate topic as the cost is mostly borne by one group, the industry, for the benefit of another group, the public.
Secondly, safety in the transport of dangerous goods was not a priority in the public mind.  For the average individual, specific legislation on the handling and carrying of dangerous goods in rail transport was not a concern.
www.tc.gc.ca /tdg/newsletter/spring2004.htm   (9686 words)

 History of rail transport in Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The first proposal for rail in Ireland was made shortly afterthe opening of England 's Stockton and Darlington Railway in 1825.
On 17 December 1834 the locomotive Hibernia brought a trainthe full route from the terminus at Westland Row (now Pearse Street Station)near Trinity College Dublin all the way to Kingstown.The railway was built to a gauge of 4' 8½".
Today a gaping hole remains in the island's rail network, with a distance of 130 miles from Derry to Mullingar untouched by railways,and no rail service to large towns such as Letterkenny and Monaghan.
www.therfcc.org /history-of-rail-transport-in-ireland-155763.html   (1953 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - Half-Way Tree Transport Centre - Tuesday | March 29, 2005
Similar stations for road and rail transport, matching airport facilities, are run-of-the-mill in much of the rest of the world.
The Half-Way Tree Transport Centre is earmarked to become the principal bus terminus for the JUTC in the Corporate Area; that is, if the publicly owned and subsidised company survives.
transport after more than two decades of pain, never came with the infrastructural improvement which the Half-Way Tree Transport Centre is promising for the comfort and convenience of commuters.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20050329/cleisure/cleisure1.html   (514 words)

 PHMC: Pennsylvania History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1834, Gov. Wolf signed the Free School Act which alienated many, including Pennsylvania Germans, so that the Democrats lost the next governorship to the Anti-Masonic Joseph Ritner who was supported by the Whig P arty.
Rail transport began in 1827, operated at first by horse power or cables.
In miles of rail and in total capital invested in railroads, Pennsylvania led all other states on the eve of the Civil War.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/pahist/civil.asp?secid=31   (3841 words)

 National Railway Infrastructure
The major transport bottlenecks in the capital are an obstacle to national economic progress.
The execution of the ambitious rail plans in the NDP is the responsibility of Iarnród Éireann, and is already well underway.
So while the passenger and freight rail market in Ireland is a monopoly, it is more accurate to consider Iarnród Éireann as operating in the broader public transport market.
www.business2000.ie /cases/cases_8th/case3.htm   (2148 words)

 Dáil Éireann - Volume 345 - 09 November, 1983 - Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Tallaght Rail Link.
Taylor asked the Minister for Transport if CIE have sought approval from the Government for the construction of the proposed new electrified rail system to Tallaght, County Dublin; and, if so, if a decision will shortly be made on the matter.
De Rossa asked the Minister for Transport if the Government has sanctioned the provision of a new railway line from Tallaght town centre to a new suburban station situated at Heuston Station, Dublin; and, if not, when it is proposed to do so.
I have asked CIE for their opinion on alternative modes of transport to and from Tallaght and I hope to be in receipt of those views before too long.
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0345/D.0345.198311090016.html   (1067 words)

 Definition of 1834
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 1834 in rail transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Rail transport of bulk and containerised goods as well as transportation of passengers.
A society whose aims are to develop in Workington a bus and rail based visitors centre, and to assist in the preservation of Workington's transport heritage.
Fournisseur en transport routier de marchandises par camion semi-remorque, effectuant entre autres le transport de matières dangereuses, transport citerne, transport de matériel lourd et transport de vrac.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=1834_in_rail_transport   (1600 words)

 Transport Dangerous Goods (TDG) - Newsletter Spring 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
For road and rail transport and domestic marine transport, the TDG Directorate is working on a draft amendment for informal consultation.
Anyone who handles, offers for transport, transports or imports dangerous goods into Canada must be trained, or at the very least, must be working under the direct supervision of a trained person.
These substances are transported in a form capable of causing permanent disability or life-threatening or fatal disease to humans or animals when exposure to them occurs.
www.tc.gc.ca /tdg/newsletter/fall2004.htm   (6708 words)

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April 12, 1834: Treaty with the Seminole (Payne's Landing) proclaimed.
This is a map of most of the Vitebsk gubernia from an 1834 map published by Baldwin and Craddock in London.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/1834   (254 words)

 1834   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Historian; born 14 October, 1834, at Fügen, Zillerthal (Tyrol); died 23 November, 1898, at Vienna.
Founded at Kermaria, in the Diocese of Vannes, France, in 1834, for the care of the sick poor, and the education of girls.
Served in the Colombian army and in 1834 attempted a scientific survey of the country between Socorro and the Magdalena River.
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 1872 In Rail Transport Encyclopedia @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1872.
Buffalo Car Manufacturing Company, later to become part of American Car and Foundry, is founded in Buffalo, New York.
Strasburg, Colorado - joining of rail over river completes transcontinental railway.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/1872_in_rail_transport   (657 words)

 Irishvibe (dot) Com - (Short) History of Rail Transport in Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
With the new LUAS line opening from Dublin city centre to Tallaght this week, Irishvibe felt it would be interesting to glance back over the history of rail transport on the island and some of the reasons why building a tramway in Dublin needn't have been the big deal it has become.
The first proposal for rail in Ireland was made shortly after the opening of England's Stockton and Darlington Railway in 1825.
Today a gaping hole remains in the island's rail network, with a distance of 130 miles from Derry to Mullingar untouched by railways, and no rail service to large towns such as Letterkenny and Monaghan.
www.irishvibe.com /article163.html   (2197 words)

 Services - Transport
Through its subsidiary, Íarnród Éireann/Irish Rail, CIE is responsible for the operation of rail services.
The rail gauge is 1,600 mm, differing from the rest of Europe but common to the Republic and Northern Ireland.
Rail (including DART) carries 26 million passengers annually, providing direct intercity services between Dublin and Cork, Limerick, Galway and other significant centres of population.
www.ireland-information.com /reference/transpor.html   (1155 words)

 Funicular   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A funicular or funicular railway, also called inclined railway or inclined plane, or in England a cliff railway, consists of a system of transportation in which cables attach to a tram-like vehicle on rails to move it up and down a very steep slope.
Typically the steepness of the track does not vary very much, which differentiates the funicular from a cable car on rails.
It is thus a hybrid between cable transport and rail transport.
www.wikiverse.org /funicular   (661 words)

 The Third Rail Online Magazine of Rapid Transit Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The second part of Felix E. Reifschneider's 1925 Long Island Rail Road history traces the years from the Civil War building of the South Side Railroad Line up to the Post WWI era.
The Long Island Rail Road is the nation's busist commuter railroad.
Founded in 1834, it is also the nation's oldest railroad operating under its original name and charter, This is its early history.
www.thethirdrail.net   (662 words)

 Transport for London - A jewel of a deal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
AS part of the Mayor’s Everyone’s London campaign, the Jewel Tower is offering two admission tickets for the price of one, with proof of travel in the form of an Oyster card or paper bus or Tube ticket.
Also known as the ‘King’s Privy Wardrobe’, the Jewel Tower was built around 1365 to house the treasures of Edward III.
It is one of only two buildings of the original Palace of Westminster to survive a fire in 1834 and it features an original 14th-century ribbed vault.
www.tfl.gov.uk /tfl/press-centre/metro/article.asp?id=830   (216 words)

 The Greenbrier
Later cottages became elaborate, and in 1834 wealthy Stephen Henderson of New Orleans built a large, two-story, colonnaded “cottage” among them.
Henderson’s 1834 “cottage” is now called “The Presidents Cottage” and houses historical artifacts of visiting U.S. presidents and American antique furniture.
Just off I-64 and 15 minutes from Lewisburg, the resort is also accessible to a more historic mode of transportation; Amtrak provides rail transport to the Greenbrier.
historictraveler.away.com /primedia/greenbrier.adp   (422 words)

 The Oil Drum | Discussions about Energy and Our Future   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
New rail links started to be a lifeline for small and medium sized towns that almost were close enough to large growing towns.
Most of the transportation infrastructure money goes to new roads and we need some more roads since a 4 min stop is conciderd a queue problem worthy of solving.
The primary mode of transportation is mass transit (very good to excellent in all countries) and the personal car is accepted as a complementary luxury for those who can afford it.
www.theoildrum.com /story/2006/4/20/16541/9375   (11807 words)

 Dublin Railroad Services and Heuston Station
The iron roads of Ireland have been carrying rail passengers since 1834.
During a fit of government stupidity, a number of local train services were discontinued in the 1960's, but these days the service is well used and a billion dollars has been spent upgrading the system.
Heuston Station not only provides train connections, but is the transportation hub for much of the west side of Dublin.
www.dublinguesthouse.com /transport/dublinrailroad.htm   (215 words)

 RRHX:  Bibliographies and Reference
Rail Travel Guide: Updated Agent and RPO Routes Listed by State and Railroad With Route Numbers, Directions, and Maps.
Stokes, David M. "Railroads Blue and Gray: Rail Transport in the Civil War, 1861-1865: A Bibliography." Railway History Bulletin, pp.
Rail and Sail: A Narrative History of Transportation in the Traverse City Region.
www.michiganrailroads.com /RRHX/Miscellaneous/ResearchBibliography.htm   (7052 words)

 RailServe.com: North American Passenger Railroads, Subways & Transit
Indiana High Speed Rail Association - Dedicated to the development of a high speed rail transportation system within the state of Indiana
Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC) - 187-mile system serves as a major means of commuting between Washington, DC, Baltimore and Perryville, Maryland, and Martinsburg, West Virginia
Texas Association Of Rail Passengers - Devoted to the expansion of passenger rail in Texas
www.railserve.com /Passenger/North_America   (4924 words)

 Gallery Two
A suite of twenty paintings of places along the Old National Road, now U.S. The National Road was proposed in George Washington's time and finally became a reality during the Jefferson administration.
The road was surveyed through Indiana starting in 1827 and the work completed in 1834.
The road fell into much less use with the rise of rail transport, but enjoyed another boom time as the automobile became America's passion.
www.alanpatrick.com /Gallery%20Two.htm   (179 words)

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