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  1935 in rail transport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1935.
September - The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 destroys much of the Florida East Coast Railway's Key West extension; an evacuation train from the island was on the bridges linking the keys with the Florida mainland at the time the storm hit and 259 lives were lost.
February 21 - Jean Pelletier, Chairman of VIA Rail 2001-2004, is born.
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A rail carrier shall not be found to have violated this section because it fulfills its reasonable commitments under contracts authorized under section 10709 of this title before responding to reasonable requests for service.
The rail carriers are responsible for establishing the conditions and compensation for use of the facilities.
Rail carrier cost accounting system -STATUTE- (a) Each rail carrier shall have and maintain a cost accounting system that is in compliance with the rules promulgated by the Board under section 11161 of this title.
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 USS Rail
The first Rail, a single-screw, steel "bird"-class minesweeper, was laid down on 15 December 1917 by the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Wash., launched 25 April 1918; sponsored by Mrs.
Within the week the North Sea MinesweeDing Detachment was disbanded and Rail moved south, to Norfolk, for overhaul Then, reassigned to duty in the North Sea, she returned to Scotland in March 1920 and operated from Rosyth during April, May, and June.
Decommissioned on 29 Aprii 1946, Rail was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal on 17 January 1947.
www.multied.com /navy/Minelayer/Rail.html   (1079 words)

 Rail Transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In January 1999, the average weekly wage was $981.64 for the rail transport sector as compared to $713.66 for sectors under federal jurisdiction (or 37.6% higher than average for all sectors under federal jurisdiction).
The following table shows that the average annual rate of wage increase for the rail transport sector is equal to the average of sectors under federal jurisdiction from 1988 to 1993, and higher for 1994 to 1998.
In 1996, the disabling injury frequency rate in rail transport rose from 19.74 to 20.98, while in the combined federal jurisdiction industries, an increase of 1.6% was reported.
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 1934 in rail transport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1934.
September 28 - The Winwick rail crash occurs when a busy signalman lines an express passenger train onto a track occupied by a stationary local train; 12 people die in the collision as three of the train's passenger cars are telescoped.
October 12 - The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is created from the merger of five industry organizations.
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 HIM 1935
In December, 1935, the Council made it quite clear that its feelings were in harmony with those of hundreds of millions of people who, in all parts of the world, had protested against the proposal to dismember Ethiopia.
Until 1935 the country was known mainly to foreign savants as a "museum of peoples" who remarkably preserve the habits and customs of their various antiquities.
Transportation of fantastic difficulty is enhanced by unimaginable mud in the rainy season, hut the obstacles of Nature on the plateau are in every sense susceptible of being overcome.
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Reclassified as a tug (AT-139) on 1 June 1942, Rail remained in the Hawaiian area, serving on ASW patrol and conducting experimental minesweeping operations in addition to completing salvage and towing assignments.
In March, she moved up to the Solomons to participate in the Russell Islands offensive, and, through the New Georgia campaign, towed gasoline, oil, and ordnance barges; retrieved landing craft from the beaches; assisted in rescue and salvage operations; and brought damaged merchant and naval ships and craft into Tulagi for repairs.
Decommissioned on 29 April 1946, Rail was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal on 17 January 1947.
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 1935   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1935 the traditional block pattern of built environment is still very much evident, but we start to see a gradual appearance of greater spaces both between and within the blocks.
In 1935 industry is still a major land usage, but seemingly less concentrated, having spread to the south of the railway station.
We also begin to see the expansion of the transport industry with the addition of the Omnibus Station (bottom left of the diagram), a new college and a slight increase in the entertainment usage.
www.shef.ac.uk /~scgisa/trp6110/station/webpage/1935.html   (127 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1935   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1935: Events January January 11-12 – Amelia Earhart makes the first solo flight across the Pacific from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California.
See also: List of state leaders in 1935 List of colonial governors in 1935 1934 religious leaders - Events of 1935 - 1936 religious leaders - Religious leaders by year // Catholic Roman Catholic Church-Pope Pius XI (1922-February 1939) Catholic not in communion with Rome Polish National Catholic Church - First Prime Bishop...
Inscription on the tomb of Pope Gregory XIII celebrating the introduction of the Gregorian Calendar The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world.
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 Real Estate Rail Transport
Rail transport is the transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads...
Rail transport is an energy-efficient and capital-intensive means of mechanised land transport...
Rail transport is one of the most energy efficient means of mechanised land transport known...
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 :: BPE - Bureau of Public Enterprises :: Nigeria ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Second, transport enters the economy as an intermediate input into production, either directly or as a complement to other factors (for instance, securing inputs or getting output to market).
On a national level, improved transport may increase trade and competition from imports, which in turn may lead to improved production efficiency, putting downward pressure on consumer prices and reducing seasonal fluctuations in price.
Effective transport improves personal welfare (reducing time spent travelling and allowing flexibility in the choice of a job, school, or residence).
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 1935 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
1932 1933 1934 - 1935 - 1936 1937 1938
1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar).
You can find it there under the keyword 1935 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1935)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1935andaction=history).
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The names of.....A series of old nominal indexes exist for the 1925 to 1935 records.
In cooperation with.....Search the immigration records of Canada from 1865 to 1935.
...Note increase in damage to earth wall in the shock of October 31, 1935.
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 Rail Versus Road in Ireland 1900 - 2000 - Transport Centre, Colourpoint Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As we approach the new millennium, it is an opportune time to look back and survey how public transport policy in Ireland, north and south, has developed during the twentieth century.
Chapters 1-3 and 8 survey the development of transport policy in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland between 1900 and 2000.
Chapters 4-7 detail the various self-propelled passenger rail vehicles developed to meet road competition and describes the bus fleets developed by the railways to enable integration of rail and road services in their areas of operation.
www.colourpoint.co.uk /titles/1898392374-9.html   (315 words)

 GH&D Light Rail Report
In 1991, FIDO commissioned a light rail study, undertaken by Gutteridge Haskins and Davey Pty Ltd, to identify costs associated with the provision and operation of a light rail system from Woongoolba Creek to Central Station and the McKenzie Line east to the Wabby Plots.
Another potential use of the rail network is to carry freight from the western to the eastern side of the island, thus minimising cross island freight traffic.
As such, an alternative transportation option is required that achieve the objective of distributing passengers without impacting on the environmental values and management economics of the Island.
www.fido.org.au /GHDLightRailReport.html   (7286 words)

 Austria's Rail Transport
At the beginning of the nineteenth century increasing trade called for improved transport, and this led to the construction of Austria's first railway.
Gerstner advocated a horse railway from Linz to Joachimsmuhle, but left the project in the hands of his son, who in September, 1824, was granted by the Emperor Franz I the exclusive right of building a wood and iron road between Mauthausen, on the Danube, and Budweis (now called Ceske-Budejovice).
Their completion in May, 1935, was a crowning achievement of the Austrian Federal Railways.
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 1935   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
However, I do not know of any church that is truly honoring the Sabbath, following the Bible only, and exposing the papacy.
September 2 - Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: A large hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423.
September 8 - Carl Weiss shoot fatally US Senator from Louisiana, Huey Long, nicknamed "Kingfish", in the Louisiana capitol building.
www.worldslastchance.com /encyclopedia/index.php/1935   (1711 words)

 Cinerail railway videos
Another electrically-powered transport system could also be found in Sheffield in the 1950s, in the form of the city’s original tram system and a film made in 1958 from Beauchief to the city centre is an interesting reminder of the period.
A famous feature of the area’s rail system was the Cromford and High Peak Railway which, together with film of the route from Parsley Hay to Ashbourne, highlights the diversity of rail operation that existed until the closures of the 1960s.
In September 1935 the first of the Class A4 Pacifics emerged from the London North Eastern Railway’s Doncaster Locomotive Works and they quickly gained favour with both the travelling public and rail enthusiast alike.
www.cinerail.com   (615 words)

 The Third Rail - "American Ground Transport" page 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On June 29, 1932, the GM-bus executive committee formally resolved that ‘to develop motorized transportation, our company should initiate a program of this nature and authorize the incorporation of a holding company with a capital of $300,000.’ Thus was formed United Cities Motor Transit (UCMT) as a subsidiary of GM’s bus division.
Its sole function was to acquire electric street-car companies, convert them to GM motorbus operation, and then resell the properties to local concerns which agreed to purchase GM bus replacements.
By having NCL resell the properties after conversion was completed, GM and its allied companies were assured that this capital was continuously reinvested in the motorization of additional systems.
www.thethirdrail.net /9905/agt3.htm   (422 words)

 Twentieth Century: Transport -The 20th century transport revolution
Technological changes throughout the twentieth century led to a huge growth in transport and transport provision in Dartford.
The coming of motorised transport opened-up new leisure opportunities; provided a relatively cheap, efficient and effective means of transporting industrial goods long distances; and had a revolutionary impact on town planning.
The invention of the locomotive and the opening-up of rail links between Dartford, London and other Kent towns in the nineteenth century laid the foundations for extensive rail facilities in the twentieth century.
www.dartfordarchive.org.uk /20th_century/transport.shtml   (1389 words)

 Sugar Cane Transport
Efficient transport of chopped cane is essential to avoid losses of sugar content after harvesting and to maintain a uniform flow of cane through the mills.
The solution to the problem of transporting sugar cane to central mills emerged with the development of light rail technology by the French farmer and engineer, Paul Decauville, and the English firm John Fowler and Company.
Small petrol-engined rail tractors were employed for light duties from the early 1920s and, after 1925, petrol-powered locomotives by Fowler and Hudswell Clarke appeared on mainline operations.
www.lrrsa.org.au /LRR_SGRb.htm   (6787 words)

 wiki/1935 in music Definition / wiki/1935 in music Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
February 27 - Mirella FreniThe Italian soprano Mirella Freni (born 27 February 1935) is a famous opera singer much admired for the youthful quality of her voice and her acting skills.
April 19 - Dudley MooreDudley Moore (April 19, 1935 – March 27, 2002), was a British actor and comedian who was enormously popular in his home country for many years but relatively unknown in the USA until he made the film 10 with Bo Derek....
Hill (born Arzell Hill September 30, 1935 in Naples, Texas - April 27, 1984 in Dallas) was an American blues singer, in the Soul blues tradition, known for his 1970s and 80s records for Malaco.
www.elresearch.com /wiki/1935_in_music   (5942 words)

 The Workshops Rail Museum - Platform 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Since the invention of rail, it has grown to become one of the major forms of public transport in the world.
Rail later shaped Brisbane's growth - suburbs grew wherever a new line was built.
Rail travel was popular initially because it was faster and more comfortable than horse-drawn coach.
www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au /exhibitions/platform9.asp   (580 words)

 British Customs and British Traditions - British Transport
With the Industrial Revolution in the UK there was a need to transport coal more quickly and efficiently, efforts were made to improve water transport.
Service stations came with the motorway and the legend of the transport café was born.
There are also a number of government organisations like the Strategic Rail Authority and the Health and Safety Executive which are involved in running the railways, making the whole structure extremely complicated.
www.learnenglish.de /culture/transport.htm   (1276 words)

 Rail Pass
The only problem about the North American Rail Pass is I don't think the two train companies communicate with each other much.
Afterwards I went to the Mapparium also part of the order which is a stained glass globe of the world at 1935 which you step into so I can now say of been to the center of the globe.
Well it is the last day of my rail pass and I am making the last trip necessary to get me to where I need to be the trip to New York.
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 Road & Rail Services Inc., 14-CA-27983, JD(ATL)-11-05, George Carson II, 3/7/05
Road and Rail was performing this work at 6 of the locations, and, on March 31, obtained the contracts to perform this work at all 19 locations.
Road and Rail presented Raab with a contract that the company had typically used, and Raab presented the Shopmen’s contract.
Armine testified that Road and Rail had the same preemployment requirements at all its locations, that “Caliber’s … hiring policies … were very similar to ours,” and that he, therefore, “had a high degree of confidence” that the Caliber employees would meet the foregoing prerequisites for employment.
www.nlrb.gov /nlrb/shared_files/decisions/alj/jd(atl)-11-05.htm   (6175 words)

Most major rail lines coming into the NY metropolitan area from the south and west, the PRR (Pennsy, Pennsylvania RR), Erie, LV (Lehigh Valley), Lackawanna, and the Jersey Central, itself, had rail-marine terminals on the Jersey side of the river.
The progressive little Jay Street had bought one of the first gas-electric locos ever made from GE, their #3, a 45-ton center-cab 175-hp unit, back in 1915, considered the prototype for the boxcabs which followed.
Two steam-tug-drawn floats were constructed, each holding 8 cars transversely, and they were served by triple-track aprons at the transfer landings, running from Alexandria down the Potomac 60 miles to Aquia Landing, about 10 miles northeast of Fredricksburg, Maryland.
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 World Metro List - Metro Bits - mic-ro.co(s)m   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One reason is that definitions of what a metro is may vary according to who you ask (a popular definition is here).
Differences between heavy rail, metros and trams began fading in the past few decades as more metros now include stretches shared with roads or heavy rail.
In other cases, metros have gradually evolved from tram or rail lines, so it is often difficult to tell the actual length or date of inauguration of a metro.
mic-ro.com /metro/metrolist.html   (168 words)

 Donington on Bain
A route was planned leaving the East Lincolnshire branch of the Great Northern Railway by a junction near to Monks Dyke crossing at Louth and terminating at a junction near to Five Mile House at Washingborough.
It was hoped that a new rail link would facilitate the exploitation of ironstone deposits at Apley, near Wragby and Donington on Bain.
Potential investors were also led to believe that Derbyshire coal could be exported from a new port to be built at Sandilands, near Sutton on Sea.
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