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Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.
Antioch (formerly, East Antioch, Smith's Landing, and Marshs Landing) is the second largest city in Contra Costa County, California, United States.
An articulated vehicle is a vehicle which has a permanent or semi-permanent pivot joint in its construction, allowing the vehicle to turn more sharply.
Athens railway station (Sidirodromikós Stathmós Athinón) is the main railway station of Athens, the capital city of Greece.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Balaguer is the capital of the comarca of Noguera, in the province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit District is a special-purpose district body that governs the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in the California counties of Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco.
Bern or Berne (Bern, Bärn, Berne, Berna, Berna) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or "federal city".
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
The Talent is a multiple unit railcar manufactured by Bombardier that was developed by Waggonfabrik Talbot in Aachen shortly before the company was acquired by Bombardier in 1995.
Breng is the name of a public transportation concept in the Stadsregio Arnhem-Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey.
The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, commonly referred to as Capital Metro, is a public transportation provider located in Austin, Texas.
Capital MetroRail is a commuter rail system that serves the Greater Austin area in Texas, and which is owned by the Capital Metro.
Carrollton is a city in Denton, Dallas, and Collin counties in Texas, United States.
The Chemins de fer électriques Veveysans (CEV) built and operated narrow gauge electric railway lines from Vevey to Blonay, Chamby, Châtel-St-Denis and Les Pléiades, in Switzerland.
The Chemins de fer du Jura (CJ), the railways of the Jura canton in north-western Switzerland, came about as the result of an amalgamation, in 1944, of four independent companies connecting Porrentruy to Bonfol, Saignelégier to La Chaux-de-Fonds, Glovelier to Saignelégier and Tavannes to Tramelan and Le Noirmont.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Connexxion is a large public transport company in the Netherlands, operating in the west, middle, east and south-west parts of the country.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is a transit agency in Downtown Dallas, Texas.
The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) is the transit authority that operates in Denton County, Texas.
Denton is a city in and the county seat of Denton County, Texas, United States.
Deutsche Bahn AG (abbreviated as DB, DB AG or DBAG) is a German railway company.
A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.
A diesel–electric transmission, or diesel–electric powertrain, is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion.
The EN 15227 is a European standard for railway applications about the crashworthiness requirements for railway vehicle bodies.
Entertainment Center is a station on the River Line light rail system, located on Delaware Avenue in Camden, New Jersey.
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya ("Catalan Government Railways"), or FGC, is a railway company which operates several unconnected lines in Catalonia, Spain.
Ferrovie del Sud Est (FSE) is a secondary bus and railway company of Apulia, southern Italy.
Map of the main branch of the FNM lines. FNM operates also the Brescia-Edolo railway in eastern Lombardy, not shown in map. Ferrovie Nord Milano (FNM S.p.A.) is an Italian public transport company: the second largest railway company in Italy.
Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The Government of Catalonia or the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan;,; Generalidad de Cataluña) is the institution under which the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia is politically organised.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Glassboro–Camden Line is an diesel multiple unit (DMU) light rail system planned for the southwestern part of New Jersey in the United States.
The Green Line is a light rail line in Dallas, United States, operated by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit authority (DART).
The Hellenic Railways Organisation or OSE (italic or Ο.Σ.Ε.) is the Greek national railway company which owns, maintains and operates all railway infrastructure in Greece with the exception of Athens' rapid transit lines.
Hessische Landesbahn (Hessian State Railway, HLB) is a regional transport company owned by the German state of Hesse, based in Frankfurt am Main.
Iberian-gauge railways (ancho ibérico, trocha ibérica, bitola ibérica) is the name given to the railways using track gauge of, most extensively used by the railways of Spain and Portugal.
An intercom (intercommunication device), talkback or doorphone is a stand-alone voice communications system for use within a building or small collection of buildings, functioning independently of the public telephone network (Azori 2016).
The UIC (Union Internationale des Chemins de fer) or International Union of Railways is an international rail transport industry body.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
La Pobla de Segur (Puebla de Segur) is a town and municipality located in the comarca of Pallars Jussà, province of Lleida, Catalonia, in northern Spain.
Lleida (Lérida) is a city in the west of Catalonia, Spain.
The Lleida–La Pobla Line (Línia Lleida-La Pobla) is a railway line linking Lleida and La Pobla de Segur, in Catalonia, Spain.
Metre-gauge railways are narrow-gauge railways with track gauge of or 1 metre.
The minimum railway curve radius is the shortest allowable design radius for the centre line of railway tracks under a particular set of conditions.
The Mittelthurgaubahn (abbreviated MThB) is a private railway company in Switzerland.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The Nippon Sharyo DMU is a model of diesel multiple unit passenger train designed and manufactured by Nippon Sharyo for the North American market, and compliant with FRA Tier 1 crash-worthiness standards.
New Jersey Transit Corporation, branded as NJ Transit (NJT; stylized as NJ TRANSIT), is a state-owned public transportation system that serves the US state of New Jersey, along with portions of New York State and Pennsylvania.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
Many passenger trains (usually medium and long-distance) have toilet facilities, often at the ends of carriages.
PIKO (pronounced "peek-oh") is a model train brands in Europe and exports to the United States and other parts of the world.
Pleasant Grove is an area located in the southeast portion of Dallas.
A powerpack or power pack is a part of a modular powertrain that contains some type of engine (most frequently an internal combustion engine but other types, including electric motors, are possible) and may also contain a transmission and various supporting components.
The Proastiakos (Προαστιακός, 'suburban') is the collective name for Greece's suburban railway (commuter rail) services, which are run by TrainOSE, the country's only rail operator, on infrastructure owned by the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE).
Proastiakos Athens is a commuter rail service that connects the city of Athens with its metropolitan area and other regions beyond Attica, such as the areas of Boeotia, Euboea and Corinthia.
A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway, or cogwheel railway) is a steep grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the running rails.
A railbus is a lightweight passenger rail vehicle that shares many aspects of its construction with a bus, typically having a bus (original or modified) body and four wheels on a fixed base, instead of on bogies.
A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.
A coupling (or a coupler) is a mechanism for connecting rolling stock in a train.
Regionalverkehr Mittelland AG (RM) was a 1997 merger of.
The River Line (stylized as River LINE) is a diesel tram-train light rail system in southern New Jersey, United States, that connects the cities of Camden and Trenton, New Jersey's capital.
The Seetal railway line (Seetalbahn) is a (standard-gauge) railway of the Swiss Federal Railways between Lenzburg and Lucerne in Switzerland.
Siedlce (שעדליץ, Седлец) is a city in eastern Poland with 76,585 inhabitants.
The Siemens Desiro is a family of diesel or electric multiple unit passenger trains developed by Siemens Mobility, a division of the German Siemens AG conglomerate.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Spurt is a trade name used by Arriva Netherlands for certain passenger rail services operated in that country.
Stadler FLIRT (Fast Light Innovative Regional Train; 1) is a diesel or electric multiple unit railcar made by Stadler Rail of Switzerland.
Stadler Rail AG, also known as Stadler Rail Group, is a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock, with an emphasis on regional train multiple units and trams.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
A streamliner is a vehicle incorporating streamlining in a shape providing reduced air resistance.
On-street running or street running is the routing of a railroad track or tramway track running directly along public streets, without any grade separation.
Swiss Federal Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB, Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, CFF, Ferrovie federali svizzere, FFS) is the national railway company of Switzerland.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
THURBO is a railway company in eastern Switzerland, jointly owned by Swiss Federal Railways (90%) and the canton of Thurgau.
The AAR/APTA TypeH TightLock coupler is a Janney automatic coupler typically used on North American mainline passenger cars.
In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.
Traction, or tractive force, is the force used to generate motion between a body and a tangential surface, through the use of dry friction, though the use of shear force of the surface is also commonly used.
TrainOSE S.A. (ΤραινΟΣΕ Α.Ε., pronounced trenosé) is a railway company in Greece which currently operates all passenger and freight trains on OSE lines.
The Transports Montreux–Vevey–Riviera (MVR) was a coming together, in 2001, of two small railway companies and two funicular companies in the Vevey / Montreux area of Switzerland.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Veolia Transport Nederland was one of the two Transdev operations in the Netherlands operating bus, train and ferry services.
The Walter Rand Transportation Center is a transportation hub located at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Broadway in Camden, New Jersey.
Wheel slide protection and wheel slip protection are railway terms used to describe automatic systems used to detect and prevent wheel-slide during braking or wheel-slip during acceleration.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.