Wide gauge

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Tenders are invited for Manufacture and Supply of Prestressed Monoblock Concrete Sleeper for Wide Gauge Sleepers (Pre-tensioned Type) for Broad Gauge as per RDSO Design to Drg.
It is often done trans-abdominally,4 under real time ultrasound guidance, using a wide gauge (18G) needle and negative pressure onto a disposable 20ml syringe.
That means a large facility had to be built on the Iran-Turkmenistan border that will lift rail cars and shift them between wheels fitted to wide gauge and wheels fitted to standard gauge.
FieldTurf is ideal for soccer play because of its fiber technology which delivers ideal ball roll and performance, its heavyweight infill system designed to provide grass-like energy restitution and shock absorption, while the company's wide gauge tufting allows organizations to enjoy proper soccer-specific playability and safety features.
The tracks on the road to hell, he thundered, were a wide gauge, but the tracks on the road to heaven were narrow, and not all our cars were going to make the journey.
The Volvo PL has a wide gauge, lower center of gravity, and a lifting platform where the boom is mounted inboard of the track frame and closer to the machine's centerline for stability and 29 percent higher lift capacities than conventional equipment.
Their wide gauge also allows the straddling of the trench if this suits the project layout.
There is also hope for the Seine-North Europe waterway project - a 105 km wide gauge canal linking the Seine to the rest of the rest of the European waterways network.
introduced what they called wide gauge electric trains in 1925.
I don't know of any proven benefit directly attributable to the wide gauge, although they might.
Another new tufting machine with a wide gauge is being used to create Cotton Select, a hefty large-loop cotton bath rug for Fieldcrest's mass operation.
The FRA went on to report that the leading cause of the track related derailments was wide gauge, a condition where the distance between the rails exceeds the allowable standards.