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the principal route of a transportation system

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Alliance Rail Holdings wants to run services from Huddersfield to Euston via Stockport on the West Coast Main Line under its Great North Western Railway Company (GNWR) brand.
Ted Durcan had his mount anchored in the early stages and, despite travelling strongly into the final bend, Main Line appeared to have plenty to do as even-money favourite Beau Duke stole a march off the home turn.
Ministers argue a new high speed network linking the West Midlands with the capital, and eventually extending to the north of England and Scotland, is essential because the West Coast Main Line is running out of capacity.
Main Line spent five years assembling key electronic health record components, including computerized provider order entry, one of the most complex requirements under the first round of meaningful use rules.
A MAJOR London to Scotland rail franchise is to be run by the Government after giant transport group National Express refused to fund the loss-making East Coast Main Line beyond the next few months.
Byline: International City developer says rupture in main line repaired but temporary pumping by tankers insufficient.
They include the West Coast line to Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow, the East Coast line to Edinburgh, the Great Western to Bristol, the Midland main line to Sheffield and the Chiltern route to Birmingham.
Based upon the results of a trial combined of Metso Paper Turbine Segments and Metso Automation's AQC system for the main line refiners, Tembec has now implemented a full AQC system that will control both quality and energy application for the main line refiners, reject refiner and screening system.
CN Rail, which operates the former Algoma Central Railway track running south off their main line at Oba to the Sault, would be an integral part of the concept.
The Great Western Main Line will be closed between Taunton and Tiverton and the West Coast Main Line will shut between Stockport and Manchester from 25 to 30 December 2003, while existing work on the section between Stafford and Crewe will continue until 1 January 2004.
Workers have begun replacing 35,000 railroad ties along a 30-mile stretch of the Union Pacific main line from Springfield to Shedd, a job that is expected to take until the end of the month.
And services up and down the east coast main line will be hit for five years following the Hatfield and Selby crashes.
Acting on a complaint by the mother's Jewish ex-husband, Judge Keith Nelson ruled that only "main line churches" could be used for the daughter's religious training and the Metropolitan Community Church in Wichita Falls did not meet his definition of main line.
A Texas judge violated the First Amendment when he ruled that a divorced woman could not take her child to a predominantly gay Christian church because the congregation is not "main line," Americans United argues in a recently filed friend-of-the-court brief.
Camps that serve cafeteria style should place alternative food areas well away from the main line. An attractive, alternative food area, perhaps called "The Lighter Side," should make the main line move more quickly, too.