Various terms are used for passenger railway lines and equipment; the usage of these terms differs substantially between areas:. It uses passenger railcars operating singly or in multiple unit trains on fixed rails. It operates on separate rights-of-way from which all other vehicular and foot traffic are excluded i. It uses sophisticated signaling systems , and high platform loading. Originally, the term rapid transit was used in the s to describe new forms of quick urban public transportation that had a right-of-way separated from street traffic.
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Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It has been one of the country's most popular places for holidays and summer homes since the arrival of the Kendal and Windermere Railway 's branch line in Forming part of the border between the historic counties of Lancashire and Westmorland , Windermere is today within the administrative county of Cumbria and the Lake District National Park. The word 'Windermere' is thought to translate as "'Winand or Vinand's lake' The specific has usually been identified with an Old Swedish personal name 'Vinandr', genitive singular 'Vinandar'" Since this name could not have been current until the 12th century, the fact that the Old Norse genitive singular '-ar-' has been added to it, it would suggest that Old Norse was still a living language in the area at that time.
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A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a woman in south London , detectives have announced. Sarah Everard, 33, was last seen in Clapham , in the south-west area of the capital, at around 9. A male Met Police officer was detained at an address in Kent on Tuesday evening and remains in custody at a London police station, said Scotland Yard. A woman was also arrested at the same Kent address on suspicion of assisting an offender, and also remains in custody.
High Speed 2 HS2 is expected to be given the green light today by Boris Johnson , despite concerns about rising costs. The prime minister will set out his response to the Oakervee Review in an announcement to parliament and is expected to give his final approval to the first stretch, linking London to Birmingham. High Speed 2 is a much more ambitious rail project, involving miles of new high-speed track.