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Definition of American rail

American rail
Sora So"ra, n. (Zo["o]l.) A North American rail (Porzana Carolina) common in the Eastern United States. Its back is golden brown, varied with black and white, the front of the head and throat black, the breast and sides of the head and neck slate-colored. Called also American rail, Carolina rail, Carolina crake, common rail, sora rail, soree, meadow chicken, and orto. King sora, the Florida gallinule.

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- RailAmerica, Inc., based in Jacksonville, Florida, was a holding company of a number of short-line railroads and regional railroads in the United States...
- The rail profile is the cross sectional shape of a railway rail, perpendicular to its length. Early rails were made of wood, cast iron or wrought iron...
- Plans for high-speed rail in the United States date back to the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965. Various state and federal proposals have...
- Light rail is a commonly used mode of public transit in North America. The term light rail was coined in 1972 by the Urban M**** Transportation Administration...
- Rail transportation in the United States consists primarily of freight shipments, while p****enger service, once a large and vital part of the nation's...
- The exceptions to this are small lines isolated from the main North American rail network used in resource industries such as mining or forestry, some...
- Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, and Costa Rica provide common carrier p****enger transportation along railway...
- is a list of all light rail systems in North America, ranked by ridership. Daily figures for American and Canadian light rail systems are "average w****day...
- North American network. In Canada, rail lines from Labrador City, NL to Sept-Îles, Quebec also currently are not linked to the North American network...
- Light rail is a commonly used mode of public transit in South America. The term light rail was coined in 1972 by the Urban M**** Transportation Administration...
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