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  • The Train Station - 300 Words
    Travelling by trains is cheap and comfortable compared to buses and planes. So we find a railway station a place of great hustle and bustle. We come across people from different parts of the country, in different fashions and colours in the station. Once I happened to be at the Old Delhi Railway Station to see off my friend. He was going to Kolkata by the Kalka Mail. The waiting hall was fully crowded with passengers. There was a long queue in front of the booking window. Everyone seemed...
    300 Words | 1 Page
  • Maglev trains - 1134 Words
    Essay Thesis: Maglev trains will be the future of transportation providing benefits for the environment, society, and economic benefits. In our world today we have many problems. Problems that we are facing are environmental, social, and economic issues. This is due to the fact that traveling to work has become a hassle and when your using your car it also causes environmental damage. When people travel in their cars they have to fill it up with gas, which we have seen, gas prices...
    1,134 Words | 3 Pages
  • Maglev Trains - 970 Words
    Maglev Trains In this quickly developing world, transportation is becoming bigger and bigger an issue. Therefore, it is only natural that demands for it are growing rapidly. To meet this demand, yet another form of transportation has been introduced: the Maglev train. Maglev, derived from the term magnetic levitation, is a method of propulsion that uses magnetic levitation to propel vehicles with electromagnets rather than with wheels, which causes friction and can wear out the rails. With...
    970 Words | 3 Pages
  • Train Delays - 346 Words
    Train delays Abstract: We have all at one point experienced a time when the train was delayed. Living next to the train station gave me an opportunity and advantage to collect data in a short period. Over five days I was able to collect the number of times the train was late going eastbound and vice versa. I was able to conclude that average time for trains going westbound was greater than eastbound. In the future I would like to consider the time it was delayed due to the snow because...
    346 Words | 2 Pages
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  • Trains in Gb - 734 Words
    TRAVELING BY TRAIN The history of the railway began way back in 1765 when James Watt built the first steam engine, actually it didn’t move and was used in a coal mine, and the first movable locomotive was invented in 1804 and was capable of transporting passengers. However the big name in British railways was George Stephenson who established in 1830 the first railway line between Liverpool and Manchester. From 1920s onwards steam locomotives began to be replaced by diesel and electric...
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  • Symbolism of the Lion Aand the Train in "The Train from Rhodesia"
    The Train from Rhodesia is a short story written from a third person perspective yet she is reflecting on her life in that given moment. The train symbolizes life and the tracks symbolize the path you are on. Courage and strength is symbolized by the lion. The Train from Rhodesia is a journey of the failure of self-realization. The woman realizes that her “wonderful” life isn’t so wonderful. She has money and a new husband that wants to make her happy and buy her what she wants. The woman...
    686 Words | 2 Pages
  • A Journey by Train: Summary - 463 Words
    The last train journey during the last Durga Puja vacation remains fresh in my mind. The journey remained important for the reason that it was a rare opportunity for me in student life. The half yearly examination was to be held after the holidays as per the notification. The news brought cheer and I eagerly waited for the opportunity to have a trek to Delhi, the capital of India. The prospect of visiting Delhi with my parents filled my heart with joy. I went with other family members from...
    463 Words | 2 Pages
  • night train at deoli - 600 Words
    Night train at Deoli written by Ruskin Bond is a story about infatuation; it’s about those years of our lives. Story about an eighteen year old who goes through surreal experience. A experience he chooses to enjoy and till this day not stop hoping. Ruskin Bond narrates a story about one of his journeys to Dhera as an eighteen year old. He tells us how he spent most of his vacation at his grandmother’s. To get to Dhera he had to pass through a small lonely station, Deoli. This station seems...
    600 Words | 2 Pages
  • Travelling: Locomotive and Train - 594 Words
    Modern life is impossible without travelling. Thousands of people travel every day either business or for pleasure. They can travel by air, by sea, by train, by road. For some people there is nothing so exciting as traveling, and I'm not an exception. I hate seeing people off, I prefer being seen off myself. Hardly anyone can positively enjoy sitting in a train for more than a few hours. Train compartments soon get cramped and stuffy. During the journey, you can take a nap, but at night when...
    594 Words | 2 Pages
  • Impact of European train - 1688 Words
    Impact of Europe’s Rail Network to the Tourism Industry According to the geographic of Europe Continent, it is very suitable to build the cross-countries rail network. Most of the countries in Europe Continent are in the same land, only Great Britain, Ireland, and Ice land that don’t have any part of their area connect with the main land as they are islands. Europe’s rail network provides both a lot of advantage and disadvantage for the travelers and tourism industry. Advantage 1....
    1,688 Words | 7 Pages
  • Otis Trains Case Analysis
     Bassem Basta Supply Chain 20th January 2015 Case Analysis Otis Toy Train Case Analysis The Background of Otis, it was a landmark Toy Train Company in early 20th century. In 1950’s gained major popularity among children, 1960’s-1980’s was the company’s peak. In 1990’s customer preference changed to gaming consuls, so Otis Trains had to change their target market. In response changed their product. Otis faced some problems, for instance, they didn’t adapt to advancements in...
    487 Words | 2 Pages
  • Travelling: Train and Best Way
    Travelling I would like to tell you why travelling has become so popular. It is certain that modern life is impossible without travelling. Thousands of people travel either on business or for pleasure. Travelling is the best way to meet new people, to see new places, to learn the culture and traditions of the country. Moreover, travelling helps to get new unforgettable impressions. When you have holidays you can travel by car, by train, by plane and by sea. Of course, travelling by air is the...
    760 Words | 2 Pages
  • Travel: Public Transport and Train
     Traveling is a great and inspiring experience. It is at once instructive and interesting. If we travel second class, a railway journey gives us a true picture of India for the majority of its people travel second class. I had a great desire to go to Shimla. Imagine my joy when I received a letter from my cousin to visit him during the summer vacation! My father gladly allowed me to go. It was the sticky month of July. The day at last arrived. Our school was closed for two months. I reached...
    360 Words | 1 Page
  • Article; Train Fares Essay
    Train fares go off the rails. Are train fares becoming affordable for only the rich? Travel is ridiculously expensive: bus train or taxi, but especially the train. As trains are used by many people for various reasons to travel: to and from work; to and from school; to and from visiting family or holidays. They are used daily, and can be used by anyone any age, to anywhere they need, and this is why trains shouldn't be so expensive. Trains are know as being the quickest,most...
    1,103 Words | 3 Pages
  • Comparing Trains And Planes As Means Of
    Comparing Trains and Planes as Means of Transportation From the dawn of time, man has followed his urge to travel; sometimes neglecting the enjoyment of the journey in pursuit of the destination. Although two of the favorable means of passenger transportation - the plane and the train - accomplish the task of arriving at a destination, there are distinct differences in their capacity for comfort, time, scenic value, and safety. To entice the weary traveler, accustomed and outraged by the...
    409 Words | 2 Pages
  • Gps Based Train Tracking
    GPS/GSM based train tracking system – utilizing mobile networks to support public transportation. Dileepa Jayakody, Mananu Gunawardana, Nipuna Wicrama Surendra, Dayan Gayasri Jayasekara, Chanaka Upendra, Supervisor, Rangana De Silva Abstract : The paper presents a solution implemented at Sri Lanka, to provide an intelligent train tracking and management system to improve the existing railway transport service. The solution is based on powerful combination of mobile computing, Global System for...
    5,214 Words | 15 Pages
  • Why trains are the best way to travel
    Why trains are the best way to travel WHEN you travel long term you have plenty of time to ponder the big questions. Maybe that's why philosophy and travel go so well together. You finally have the time to really think about what the hell Confucius and Plato were trying to get at... Maybe that's why I also love to travel by rail. Above all other forms of long distance transport, trains are my favourite. I'm comfortably sitting, watching a frozen landscape of farmland, forests and tiny...
    501 Words | 2 Pages
  • Report on South West Trains' Services
    Summary This report is designed to identify which facilities at the South West Trains’ stations need improvement and how they can be made better for their customers. The report indicates that the quality of most facilities goes down during the Peakˡ time. With facilities/services, overall environment and car parking facility being affected the most bringing down the customer experience by 13%, 10% and 12% respectively in comparison to 2011. Training of the staff and constant monitoring of...
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  • Train Station Passenger Flow Study
    Proceedings of the 2000 Winter Simulation Conference J. A . Joines, R. R. Barton, K. Kang, and P. A. Fishwick, eds. TRAIN STATION PASSENGER FLOW STUDY Janice P. Li Booz-Allen & Hamilton Three Gateway Center, Suite 1625 Newark, NJ 07102, U.S.A. ABSTRACT With the increasing demand for public transportation due to congested highways, trains have become one of the most viable alternatives, especially for daily commuting. While transit agencies are excited with the increasing ridership, they...
    1,858 Words | 9 Pages
  • Why the Maglev (Magnetic Levitation) Train Is Better Than Regular Trains
    Levitating Trains The Maglev trains “A train is a connected series of rail vehicles propelled along a track to transport cargo or passengers.” -Wikipedia Trains now days are most commonly used for the transport of passengers across long distances, they are fast enough to reach a constant speed between 65 km/h to around 120km/h, although the record speed of a conventional train is of 575 km/h, held by the French TGV. It needed some modifications (shorter and higher voltage) and had...
    990 Words | 3 Pages
  • Bullet trains in India pros and cons
    Table 1 Bullet trains in India: pros and cons While the country seemed excited when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a diamond quadrilateral of bullet trains to connect the four major cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai in his venture called “Smart cities” project, critics have a lot to say. There are reasons to be happy about this project and there are reasons that drive us to ponder if this is the first priority of a nation with majority of its population below poverty line....
    1,113 Words | 4 Pages
  • Travelling: Train and Small River Boats
    Modern life is impossible without travelling. Thousands of people travel every day either on business or for pleasure. They can travel by air, by rail, by sea or by road. Of course, travelling by air is the fastest and the most convenient way, but it is the most expensive too. Travelling by train is slower than by plane, but it has its advantages. You can see much more interesting places of the country you are travelling through. Modern trains have very comfortable seats. There are also...
    349 Words | 1 Page
  • Talk about a slow train journey.
    There is only train plying from X to Y, I had no other choice. The line is a narrow gauge. It passed through farming country and it mainly carried farm produce, although passengers were often using it too. At every station on the way to be loaded and unloaded involving much shunting which took a lot of time. It took nearly four hours for a distance of 60 km. I traveled once by that train. At first I could not believe that a train (in this age) could go so slowly. I had to put up with it. The...
    380 Words | 1 Page
  • Online and Mobile Train Ticket Purchase and Payment System
    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Just like clothing, shelter, food and education, transportation is also one of the most basic human needs. Without transportation, it would be hard for us to travel and go to places we need to be at. In the olden days, animals were the only modes of transportation. Time has witnessed this industry evolve from mechanical scooters to automated aircraft. Technology was the driving force behind the creation and design of the modern-day automobiles. Bicycles evolved into...
    1,325 Words | 6 Pages
  • Why Are New York City Subway Trains and Buses so Unsanitary?
    Newspapers, gum on the seat, and the smell of urine. This probably describes your daily public transportation ride to work or school. The subway and buses are most of the time so unsanitary that it’s unbearable. Many times when we are on the train we find ourselves switching the cart we are in, and with all hope, searching for a better one. As it turns out, we are always stuck with the same old dirt. This is a New York City phenomenon. Why should we travel to work surrounded by piles of filth...
    1,313 Words | 3 Pages
  • A Scene at the Railway Station - 854 Words
    A Scene at the Railway Station Railway Station is that place from where trains go and come. India has the largest network of railway stations spread through the length and breadth of the country. Most of the big towns and cities are linked with each other and quite a few villages that fall in the way of the rail tracks are connected for movement by rail. A train is the most convenient and affordable mode of travel for the majority of people of the country that is India. When we have to go...
    854 Words | 2 Pages
  • Riding the Rails - 388 Words
    “Riding the Rails” After watching the movie “Riding the Rails” I know understand why some kids would want to leave home and travel the country by boxcar. The conditions back home were awful. For one many of the railroad boys families were broke and some didn’t even have a home. It must have been quite sickening to be out traveling the country alone, just knowing you have virtually nothing to come back to other than your family, if that. Many kids who left home parent’s had lost their job and...
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  • Railway Children - 22887 Words
    Form 3 N O V E L The Railway Children Curriculum Development Division. Ministry of Education Malaysia 2011 Table of Content Content Preface Acknowledgement Introduction Synopsis Elements Activities Assessment Answer Key Glossary Page 1 4 5 11 12 28 84 101 117 Preface The Teacher‟s Literature Component Teaching Module This Literature Component Teaching Module is for teachers who are teaching the Literature Component of Language Curriculum for Malaysian Secondary...
    22,887 Words | 98 Pages
  • Making Pakistan Railways Profitable
     MAKING PAKISTAN RAILWAYS PROFITABLE Concept Paper I. Introduction II. Problem Statement III. Hypothesis IV. Outline V. Limitations & Scope VI. Methodology VII. Review of Literature Introduction The Public Transport plays a vital role in the infrastructure of any country. It provides the most crucial mode of transportation to the general public. The low income or even the middle-income group people rely...
    587 Words | 3 Pages
  • The Railway Children - 292 Words
    The Railway Children Sinopsys Roberta ( also known as Bobbie), Peter and Phyllis live in a comfortable home in London with a wonderful mother and father as well as a maid. One day their father leaves home with two men. He is actually taken away to prison but the children do not know this at first. When he leaves and does not come back, they have to move to a poor cottage in the country (rural area) near a railway station. The children become familiar with the passing trains, the workers at...
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  • Railroads in Green Lake, Wisconsin
    International Baccalaureate Internal Assessment Subject: Geography Standard Level Option: Populations In Transition Title: The Effects of Locomotive Vehicles in the Population and Growth of Green Lake, Wisconsin Fieldwork Question: How did the invention of locomotive vehicles affect the population of Green Lake, Wisconsin? Candidate Name: Abigail Dee Polzer Candidate session number: Date of submission: April 10, 2013 Word count: 2,192 Contents Page Page 1. Contents...
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  • 9 Essential English Pronunciation in the Vietnamese Context Tran Thi Lan, PhD. Senior Lecturer, Hanoi University of Foreign Studies
    B What to do on arrival at Frankfurt Airport: In case you are flying in to Frankfurt, you need to catch your train to Göttingen directly from the Fernbahnhof [long-distance train station, opposite Terminal 1] of the airport, so follow signs to it. [Note Frankfurt airport also has a Regional train station Regionalbahnhof so make sure you get to the right one]. In case you arrive in Terminal 2 you will have to first get to Terminal 1 [via Sky line or by a free coach service] where the trains...
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  • Listening Experience - 579 Words
    Rachel Acrich MUSIC 3 Mike Crain 9/9/10 Listening Experience 0. 1. I chose to sit in a train station so I chose the sound of the wheels of the train. The sound of the wheels of the trains running over the tracks is a very steady rhythm. It is constant and calming in its certainty. After sitting for a while, it is a sound that fades into the background if I do not focus on it. This is surprising because it is such a loud, dominant sound. 0. 2. My sound is heard fairly...
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  • Railroad essay - 410 Words
    At approximately 7:50 p.m., bells at the train station rang and red lights flashed, signaling an express train’s approach. David Harris walked onto the tracks, ignoring a yellow line painted on the platform instructing people to stand back. Two men shouted to Harris, warning him to get off the tracks. The train’s engineer saw him too late to stop the train, which was traveling at approximately 66 mph. The train struck and killed Harris as it passed through the station. Harris’s widow sued...
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  • Miss - 559 Words
    The advantages of using public transport are generally synonymous but wider than the advantages of using pooled transport (where people get together to undertake the same journey together, in the same vehicle). There are benefits for the greater good, such as environmental protection; and for personal gain such as increased safety. Reduced damage to the environment. One bus emits far fewer fumes than twenty cars (especially if it uses LPG fuel). Train emissions of CO2 "per passenger/Km...
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  • A Car vs. Public Transportation
    Ayesha F. Quadri Professor Carrillo English 60B 3 December 2010 A Car vs. Public Transportation When it comes to saving some money during this economic downturn, what do people prefer to use for going to work or anywhere in particular. Many people prefer using public transportation over driving your own car. No doubt, driving your own vehicle gives you some kind of flexibility in timings, yet it is not hazard free. Travel by public transport is hassles free and you no need to worry even...
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  • Swot Analysis of Railway Transportation
    1.1 Study objective * To fulfil the requirement of this module, Introduction to Land Transportation and Railways mode * The objective of this study is concerned with identifying Analysis of Railways Transport. * To gain extra knowledge on Land transportation that will help me now and in the future. 1.2 Scope The first step concerns of introducing Land transport and Railways mode. Second step is showing the Strength and Weakness Analysis of Railways then discuss in details on...
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  • Experience That Has Significantly Shaped Your Life
    26 July 2005 – A usual day at junior college when I was day dreaming through another lecture. In the background I could hear heavy rains lashing down. The skies were remarkably dark for even a monsoon day in Mumbai. I checked my clock there were just another 15 minutes to the lecture. After the lecture, I and my friend Sahil left for Matunga station to take a local train home. Now my college is about 15 miles from where I stay and we usually travelled by the local trains to and fro. As...
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  • Hsc Esl Speech - 636 Words
    Good morning/afternoon everyone. I am a volunteer from Total Environment Centre .It is my honour to speak in Willoughby City Council today. The reason that I am here is to raise awareness of public transport issues in Sydney. Sydney is a big city with a large population. More and more people are moving into major population areas such as Central, Chatswood and Eastwood for convenience. As a result, there is an increasing demand on transportation with consequence for the environment. In order to...
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  • Transport - 1370 Words
    The Science of Transportation: Ancient World: The Wheel: • How do they work? Wheels work by rolling along a surface. The curved surface of the wheel reduces the friction between the two surfaces due to a decrease in surface area. With less friction it is much easier to move an object. This is because rolling friction is much weaker than sliding friction. • How did they come to be? The wheel was invented in prehistoric times; as the oldest example of a wheel yet found is from the region of...
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  • Schm2301 Chapter2 Case - 270 Words
    SCHM2301 Lingwen Chen Otis Toy Trains Explores the Supply Chain: JLPTC proposed that they wanted to work closely with the designers of the Otis Toy Trains and also wanted to take over most of the production of the past series. Although JLPTC offered 40-60 percent lower landed price, Otis also should consider the advantages and disadvantages. JLPTC will require a large amount of profit sharing about the products that they produced or the shareholding of the Otis. There is a dangerous risk...
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  • railway station - 998 Words
    Great white pillars guard the entrance to the railway which hold hand crafted iron gates, that have been there since the place has been built, now rusting under the attack from rain. Chaotic noises fill the inside: the quick paced footsteps of travelers searching for their train or train times and the frantic voice of the tannoy alerting people where to go. Ammoungst the myriad of confused people, there stands a frail old lady, her hair a delecate grey colour like when, on a cloudless...
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  • The Role Os Setting as Symbolic in the Story "Hills Like White Elephants"
    Topic: discuss the role of setting as symbolic of the story in “Hills like White Elephant” The different symbols in “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemmingway are used to convey the different opinions, feelings and emotions of the characters and meaning of the story at hand. The symbolic devices and setting are used to effectively communicate the conflicts and obstacles that the two individuals are having. “Hills Like White Elephants” opens with this unusual couple drinking beer,...
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  • Peter Skrzynecki’s Immigrant Chronicle
    Immigrants at Central Station, 1951 The first poem in Peter Skrzynecki’s Immigrant Chronicle is set in Sydney’s main railway station. As it is dated “1951” it is some years after the arrival of the Skrzyneckis here in Australia and also provides us with the context of the poem. The first lines of the poem, “It was sad to hear the train’s whistle this morning...” induces sadness whereas it usually induces joy. This tell us that the Skrzyneckis were sad almost certainly due to the fact that...
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  • Pointers on Essay Writing - 831 Words
    Parts of an Essay 1. Introduction—introduces the main idea (called the thesis statement) of the essay; may include background information related to the topic; aside from background information, the introduction may also make use of such tools as definition of terms, anecdotes, surprising statements, etc. 2. Body—develops the main idea of the essay; each paragraph in the body contains a topic sentence supported with explanations, examples, or other details; ideally, there should be...
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  • Male Dominance - 322 Words
    Male Dominance STORY SAMPLES #1 The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white. On this side there was no shade and no trees and the station was between two lines of rails in the sun. […] The American and the girl with him sat at a table in the shade, outside the building. It was very hot and the express from Barcelona would come in forty minutes. It stopped at this junction for two minutes and went to Madrid. The couple is in the middle of making a drastic decision.The...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants
    Hills Like White Elephants “Hills Like White Elephants” is a short story filled with what seems to be meaningless dialogue, but beneath the surface of the text there are ample illustrations of Hemingway’s creative symbols. Ernest Hemingway is an important American fiction writer who started his career around 1920 and won a Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. Before serving in World War I he wrote articles for a newspaper in Kansas City. Hemingway published his first book after briefly...
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  • Metaphor Drops Of Jupiter - 1590 Words
     Metaphor Criticism Found in Drops of Jupiter By Train. Brianne Keller Bloomsburg University Choose an Artifact The artifact I choose to study is the song performed by Train, called Drops of Jupiter. This song has a long list of metaphors, both straight forward and hidden within the context. There are many interpretations to the lyrics, but nevertheless, the metaphors remain. Therefore, Metaphor Criticism is the criticism I choose to analyze this artifact. Some background on the...
    1,590 Words | 5 Pages
  • Public Transport: Criticism - 570 Words
    Public transport is a fantastic idea. It's cheap, it's accessible, it's safe, it's quick and it's better for the environment. If this is the case, then why is it that it's still vastly underutilised by the general public? Well, the description above is wrong. All of these positive statements have actually turned public transport into a nightmare. Whilst on public transport, all I feel is misery and anguish at the prospect of the journey continuing and wondering why I left my car at home. The...
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  • Efficient Railway Transport Company in Malaysia : Express Rail Link Pte. Ltd.
    EXPRESS RAIL LINK SDN BHD (ERLSB) COMPANY BACKGROUND History Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERLSB) has been awarded the concession on 25 August 1997 to finance, design, construct, operate and maintain the KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit and other ancillary activities related to railway services from 30 years. ERLSB’s shareholders are YTL Corporation Berhad, Lembaga Tabung Haji Bhd and Trisilco Equity Sdn Bhd with 50%, 40% and 10% shareholding respectively. The KLIA Ekspres which commenced...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants Analysis
    "The Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway is a short story about an American man and a girl named Jig. In the story the two are sitting in a rail station waiting for the train to Madrid. While they are waiting, they have an intense, ongoing discussion over whether or not Jig will get an abortion. At the end of the story, the train is about to arrive and the man carries the baggage to the tracks as they prepare to depart. The ending of the story leaves unclear the outcome of her...
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  • The House on the Hill - 1360 Words
    1) The House On The Hill The rain; its heavy drops beating on me like bullets in quick succession; the wind; it is trying to blow me down… will I fall? Or will I remain unbeaten, only to be taken down by those monsters with loud and grating voices; those monsters that spew out foul, black smoke; those monsters that took down my friends below me with their humongous claws? Drip, drip, drip. My roof is leaking again. Soon I’m going to rot away until my legs can no longer sustain my weight and...
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  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
    When we think about heroes, Superman, Batman and other stereotypical heroes usually come to mind, but perhaps it’s the people that the public eye might consider “flawed” that bring this concept of bravery and courage into perspective. In Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Christopher is a most unexpected example of a hero. Although he may seem like an ordinary, 15-year-old boy, somewhat limited by autism, Christopher, in his own unique way, brings a new meaning to...
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  • Araby(Loss of Innocence) - 654 Words
    Loss Of Innocence In James Joyce's Araby the boys loss of innocence may be confusing and even painful but at the same time it is important . It begins his journey into adulthood . The boy in Araby is experiencing something all young men experience , the first crush . It is a time in his life where he is having new feelings, and trying to express those feelings to the object of his affection is next to impossible . Even the simple act of watching Mangan's sister brings up emotions in the...
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  • The Railway Children - 510 Words
    rChap 1: The Beginning of things The Railway Children Answer the following questions 1. What did Peter get as his birthday present? 2. How did Father treat the children? 3. What was Father doing when the two gentlemen arrived? 4. Who left their family after their father went away? 5. What did Mother make the children promise to her? 6. Where did the three children and their mother move to after leaving London? 7. What did the children bring...
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  • Public Transportation - 2264 Words
    Amber Johnson ENG 102 007 Thomas Holmes Hub City Transit Development With a population of 50,000 plus residents, Hattiesburg is seen as the fifth largest city in the state of Mississippi. It is also known as, “Hub City of the South” and is home to The University of Southern Mississippi, William Carey University, Antonelli College, Pearl River Community College, and Healing Touch School of Massage Therapy. This population in itself consists of 24,355 college students which is not including the...
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  • transport in sri lanka - 264 Words
    Transport In Srilanka ... Public Transportation in Sri Lanka is based mainly on the road network which is centered on Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. Buses, three-wheelers and trains make up the public transport system. Airports, harbors and waterways are also there. Most of the roads in Sri Lanka are in good condition; however some roads in the rural areas might not be up to standards. Below are a list of means of transport that you can consider while visiting Sri Lanka: Buses...
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  • Was forced to - 655 Words
    Trash is a book by Andy Mulligan about three boys who live in poverty at a dumpsite in Behala. Raphael and Gardo, two of the three boys, found a bag with a key, map, wallet and two pictures of a girl in a uniform dress in it while searching for trash one day in the dumpsite. The police soon came afterwards claiming that the bag was very important and will help in a crime they're investigating. Even though the police promised the people who live in the dumpsite that they will pay them and every...
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  • Duke's Essay - 1607 Words
    EssayA significant part of the MMS experience is honing your ability to work effectively with a diverse team while learning how to hold leadership roles both in and out of the classroom. In a professional, volunteer, or academic setting, describe how you overcame a challenging situation within a team. What role did you play? What was the result? What did you learn about yourself? “There are a hundred people crowding around my booth and the projector just malfunctioned!” – Rajshri Iyer cried over...
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  • importance of electricity - 677 Words
    Kerosene oil lanterns and gas lamps are now things of the past. We now light our lamps with electricity. Switch on the button and there is the day-like light even in the darkest night. In summer seasons electric fans, air conditioning plants are used to provide us with cool atmosphere. In winter, heating plants are used to keep the room warm. Electric bells, press and stove are things of every-day use. People keep refrigerators in their homes to keep their food in a fresh condition. Indeed...
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  • Pretty Girl - Short Story
    Pretty Girl Austin Grader Year 11 2A/B English “Come on Son, we’re going to Grandma’s now.” Called the voice of my mother from the bottom of the stairs. “Okay I’m just putting my shoe on,” I replied. I loved going to my Great Grandma’s home, especially in the winter because she would always wrap me in a blanket, sit me on her lap and tell me stories about when she was younger. She had a very large and lovely home, the house was filled with old photographs, and paintings that my Great...
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  • Eb White Essay - 1323 Words
    A Walk Back through Choice “Excuse me – excuse me, ma’am? Can I help you?” The asker is a young girl – the freckles on her delicate hands standing out starkly as she clutches the umbrella desperately in an effort to ward of the needles of rain driving hard into the dark, slick pavement of the train station. As I watch, a bead of water drips down the curve of the black hood of her raincoat and lands directly on the center of her nose. Miraculously, it retains its shape, resting there...
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  • compare and contrast maroubra anh Kogarah
    Maroubra and Kogarah are beautiful suburbs of Australia. Neither provinces are national capital nor commercial centres. However, each has prominent features. This report will compare and contrast the location, population, housing, sevices of these two provinces. Maroubra is a beach suburb nearby Sydney which is located 10 kilometers south-east of the central business dictrict while the residential suburb-Kogarah is slightly farther than Maroubra, about 14 kilometers....
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