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  • Essay On Train Crossing

    across day after day because they never see a train there. They don't realize that freight trains do not run on set schedules and can be anywhere at any time going in any direction! At all crossings, and especially those you are most familiar with, you must always expect a train. Also, did you know that the average freight train consisting of 100 cars and weighing anywhere from 12 million to 20 million pounds takes over a mile to stop in emergency braking? That's right! That's the length of at least 18 football fields travelled before coming to a complete stop. Why such a long distance? There are brakes on every wheel, but it takes that long for all of those brakes to overcome the momentum of the tremendous…

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  • The Influence Of Customer Satisfaction On Metro Trains

    a)1 or less days a month b) 2 to 4 days a month c) 1-3 days a week d) 4-6 days a week e) 7 days a week (13) From your previous experiences with Metro Trains, overall how would you rate your previous experiences with the RELIABILITY of Metro Trains services. (1 being extremely unreliable and 5 being very reliable) Extremely unreliable: 1--2--3--4--5--Extremely reliable (14) From your previous experiences with Metro Trains, overall how would you rate your OVERALL SATISFACTION with Metro Trains…

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  • Travel By Train History

    From the start of American history up until present day today, there have been countless railroads built, merged and even shutdown. Travelling by train is said to be one of the more convenient modes of travel even still today. According to Irish Times “Travel by train, it says, is stress-free, even relaxing. The advantages are that you can work, make and take calls on your mobile phone, read a book, eat a meal, have a drink with a colleague, snooze, stretch your legs and arrive feeling at peace…

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  • Sound Of Trains Case Study

    The sound of trains There is an elevated railway above the street that is used for the presentation. The train is invisible from the sight of the passenger in the vehicle. When the distance between the vehicle and the coach becomes tight, the sound inside the carriage is displayed from the car stereo. The location of the rail line is reproducing based on the transport timetable. Therefore, the announcement inside the passenger car and broadcasting in the railway platform, which flies out from…

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  • The Orphan Trains Documentary

    Orphan Trains Orphan trains is a documentary about children in New York, being sent on trains to other parts of the country, in order to find families and be taken care of. There are stories from, adults that actually rode on these trains when they were children. The Orphan Trains was started by a man named Charles Loring Brace in 1854. Brace, had traveled to New York in the early 1850’s, and was horrified at the conditions of all the children he saw on the street. Brace felt that it was a duty…

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  • Working Capital Case Study: George's Trains

    Management of Working Capital Case Study: “George’s Trains” Based on the video, George is running a very profitable business. Yet, George is conscious and knows that one is in a MBA Managerial Finance class. George feels that one is able to address and give contributable guidance on his working capital practices. George approaches you with a few questions related on how to advance on his working capital practices. For example, what are the potential dangers in Capital Budging practices,…

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  • Arthur Matthews's 'Urban Legend Of The Vander Light'

    The Vander Light This urban legend is said to have taken place in the 1800s, and is about the ghost of Arthur Matthews. Arthur Mathews was a Ticketmaster for the small train station located in Vander, North Carolina. The legend states that one rainy night the scheduled train was late and Arthur went outside on the platform with his lantern to see if he could see the train approaching. He slipped on the wet platform and fell onto the tracks hitting his head on a rail and knocking him out…

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  • Brandon Lee Rice Observation

    From the moment, I looked at Brandon it was clear he was male. He was wearing blue jean pants with a PJ Masks shirt (PJ Masks is a television show about a boy superhero and his friends) and had a traditional male haircut of short hair. Further, his preference for trains and watching train videos suggested a stereotypical view of a little boy. Another observation that I made of Brandon’s play was that he played quietly without any apparent aggression. This could be due in part because he was…

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  • Toy Play Analysis

    Dynamic toys, on the one hand, give the child an opportunity to feel his/her own motions and their results, and, on the other hand, reflect the most important physical rules of the environment. While playing with such toys children are able to observe and perceive different concentrated types of movement. Children would also have an opportunity to observe not only quite evident features, but also those forces which are usually quite invisible e. g. inertia, friction, gravity, gliding (p. 2).…

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  • Urban Rail System Essay

    The trains could be fully air conditioned on demand. Each car can carry 15-20 passengers seated and 40-50 passengers standing. Cab cars are 12-15 m long and intermediate cars are 9 – 11 m. Train sizes are various depending on the manufacturer and number of cars attached. Based on their size and number of cars affixed, trains are categorised into three main types; small types have two cars; medium types have three cars and large ones have four to six cars attached. Monorails are classified into…

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