Топ-100

★ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 217



                                               

Avanti West Coast

Avanti West Coast is a British train operating company. It operates the West Coast Partnership franchise and has done since 8 December 2019, where it took over from Virgin Trains. The company is owned by Scottish-based company FirstGroup and Ital ...

                                               

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is a heritage railway in Derbyshire. Its operations are based at Wirksworth station. It is currently planned to extend the railway along the former Midland Railway branch line which joined the main-line at Duffield ...

                                               

Transport for Wales Rail Services

Transport for Wales Rail Services is a British train company. It runs trains throughout Wales and parts of England. It is owned by Keolis / Amey Wales Cymru Limited. The company is also known as: Transport for Wales and TfW Rail for their day-to- ...

                                               

Lyft

Lyft is a taxi service which is publicly traded and based in San Francisco, California, USA. Lyft allows users to find, through a website or mobile app, drivers who are partnering with the service and are ready to give them a ride for a reasonabl ...

                                               

Missouri Pacific Railroad

The Missouri Pacific Railroad, often shortened to MoPac and called The Mop, was one of the first railroads in the United States west of the Mississippi River. Union Pacific Corporation, the parent company of the Union Pacific Railroad, agreed to ...

                                               

Arriva Fox County

Arriva Fox County is a bus company which provides bus services in Leicester and Leicestershire. It is part of Arriva Midlands, and a subsidiary of Arriva.

                                               

Cunard Line

Cunard was formed in 1840 by Samuel Cunard after he decided to start a company that would carry mail from England to the United States. England paid for the costs of this service, since the country wanted a more regular service than the sailing s ...

                                               

First Leicester

First Leicester is the trading name of Leicester Citybus Ltd., a bus company owned by the First Group. It runs buses in the city of Leicester England.

                                               

Alitalia

The "first" Alitalia was founded on September 16, 1946. Its first flight was on May 5, 1947. In 1960, Alitalia started flying jet aircraft. In 1995, Alitalia tried to merge with KLM, but it failed. 1998 was the first profitable year for Alitalia. ...

                                               

MAN SE

MAN SE is a German mechanical engineering company and parent company of the MAN Group. It is a subsidiary of automaker Volkswagen. MAN SE is based in Munich. Its primary output is for the automotive industry, particularly heavy trucks. Further ac ...

                                               

2009 Romanian bus-train collision

The 2009 Romanian bus-train collision, happened on 14 August 2009 at 14:10pm in Romania. A bus and train hit each other. Thirteen people died. It happened in Scanteia of Iasi County in Romania on County Road 248C It was originally thought that on ...

                                               

Costa Concordia

MS Costa Concordia is a Concordia -class cruise ship. Costa Cruises, a subsidiary of British-American Carnival Corporation & Plc, owns and operates the ship. Fincantieris Sestri Ponente yards in Italy built the ship. The name Concordia was meant ...

                                               

Tay Bridge disaster

The Tay Bridge disaster was one of the great engineering disasters of the 19th century. It happened during a violent storm on 28 December 1879. The first Tay Rail Bridge collapsed while a train was passing over it from Wormit to Dundee, killing a ...

                                               

2021 Suez Canal incident

On 23 March 2021, Ever Given, a container ship, got stuck on the shore of the Suez Canal in Egypt. The ship is 400 meters long. A sand storm and strong winds of up to 74 kilometres per hour made hit the banks in the canal. Authorities said that t ...

                                               

Exxon Valdez oil spill

The Exxon Valdez oil spill was a shipping accident that happened off the coast of the United States on March 24, 1989. An oil tanker, the Exxon Valdez, hit a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska. At the time of the disaster, the ship carried 53.0 ...

                                               

I-35W Mississippi River bridge

The I-35W Mississippi River bridge was an eight-lane steel arch bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It opened in 1967. It was the third busiest bridge in Minnesota. It carried over 140.000 vehicles daily. On August 1, 2007, during the evening rush ...

                                               

Bailey bridge

The Bailey bridge is a factory made truss bridge. It was made in small sections that could be easily moved and put together on site. It was developed by the British during World War II for military use. A Bailey bridge did not need special tools ...

                                               

Merchant marine

Merchant marine is a term used in many places to talk about commercial ships and crews. A countrys merchant marine is made up of all the ships owned by companies or individuals in that country which are used to make money. Most of a countrys merc ...

                                               

Polaris (star)

Polaris is the Pole Star or North Star. It is the brightest star in the constellation Ursa Minor. It is almost straight above Earths North Pole. Because of this, when it is seen from Earth, it looks like it always stays in the same place in the s ...

                                               

Vega

Vega is the brightest star in the constellation Lyra. It is the fifth brightest star in the night sky and the second brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere, after Arcturus. At only 25 light-years from Earth, it is a relatively close ...

                                               

Disneys Magical Express

Disneys Magical Express is a private ground transportation and luggage service delivery for Walt Disney World Resort operated by Mears Transportation. The service is complimentary and is only available to guests with reservations at one of 21 Wal ...

                                               

Night service (public transport)

Nocturnal transportation is an all-encompassing name for public transportation that operates during the night. Nocturnal transport is operated by governments and municipalities, and operates mainly in large cities. Nocturnal transport is divided ...

                                               

Nu-Venture

Nu-Venture was founded in the 1960s as a coach company, They operated coach tour holidays all over Europe, and in the 1980s they operated a London commuter service, but coach hire stopped in 2010 and the London commuter service stopped around 200 ...

                                               

Sonoma County Transit

Sonoma County Transit is a public transportation system based in Sonoma County, California. As the primary bus system with the county, the system operates lines to Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Cotati, Rohnert Park, Healdsburg, and Guerneville. It also r ...

                                               

Metcard

A Metcard is a type of ticket used to use public transport in Melbourne, Australia. It allows the holder to use Trains, Trams and Buses, in two zones. Zone 1 covers areas close to the CBD, and Zone 2 covers the rest of the city. There used to be ...

                                               

Trams in Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia introduced trams in 1885 and now it is the largest tram network in the world, consisting of 250 kilometres of tracks, 450 trams, 25 routes, and 1.700 tram stops. The trams are powered using 600V DC delivered by overhead wires ...

                                               

Axiom Space

Axiom Space, Inc. is an American company which plans to create segments to attach to the International Space Station and later create a new Space station. It also plans to run private trips into, for example AX-1, with SpaceX.

                                               

Angara (rocket family)

Angara is a family of rockets which are being developed in Russia. The family contains many different rockets. For example, there is a rocket for lifting small payloads and a rocket for lifting heavy payloads. The rockets are designed by a compan ...

                                               

Atlas V

Atlas V is an orbital launch vehicle used by the United Launch Alliance to place satellites into orbit. It is a rocket 58.3 metres tall, and 3.81 metres wide. It has flown 79 times, since its first flight on August 21, 2002. It was developed from ...

                                               

Black powder rocket motor

A black powder rocket motor pushes a model rocket using black powder. Black powder in the rockets is made of charcoal, sulphur, and potassium nitrate. The amount of each part can be changed to change how fast the black powder burns. The black pow ...

                                               

Delta IV

The Delta IV is a rocket made to launch satellites. It has many different types including Medium, Medium+, and Heavy for many different types of satellites orbiting at many different altitudes above the Earth. The Delta IV launches at Cape Canave ...

                                               

Rocket engine

A rocket engine is a device that produces a force by pushing gases at high speed out of a nozzle. Rocket engines burn chemicals such as petroleum and liquid oxygen at very high pressures and temperatures to turn the chemical energy into motion. I ...

                                               

Rocket fuel

Rocket propellant or rocket fuel means fuel for rockets. It may be in the form of solid, liquid or gas. Most rockets are chemical rockets propelled by fire. Most chemical rockets use two propellants: a fuel and an oxidizer. These two chemicals ar ...

                                               

Space Launch System

The Space Launch System is a NASA rocket. It is a heavy-lift launch vehicle. It is the most powerful rocket ever built. The SLS is a replacement for the retired Space Shuttle. Many parts are modified versions of parts designed for the Space Shutt ...

                                               

International Space Station

The International Space Station is a space station, a very large satellite that people can live in for several months at a time. It was put together in Low Earth orbit up until 2011, but other bits have been added since then. The last part, a Big ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur Cosmodrome is a spaceport in southern Kazakhstan. It is the first and most active space port in the world. It is leased to Russia until 2050, and is managed by Roskosmos and the Russian aerospace forces. It was originally built by the So ...

                                               

Kennedy Space Center

The John F. Kennedy Space Center is a spaceport in Merritt Island, Florida, USA. It is one of the ten main locations of NASA.Since December 1968, Kennedy Space Center has been the main launch center of human spaceflight of the United States. It b ...

                                               

Cecil Hotel (Los Angeles)

The Cecil Hotel is a hotel in downtown Los Angeles. It opened in 1927. It is in a poorer part of the city, and many deaths and violent acts have happened there. For example, the dead body of a Canadian student, Elisa Lam, was found on the hotel r ...

                                               

Claridges

Claridges is a 5-star hotel in Mayfair, London. It was founded in 1812 as Mivarts Hotel, demolished and rebuilt in 1898 by its new owner Richard DOyly Carte. This was done to install modern facilities such as lifts and en suite bathrooms. It beca ...

                                               

Cliveden

Cliveden is the name of a large house in Buckinghamshire near London, England. There have been three houses on this site. The first house was built in 1666 and burnt to the ground in a fire in 1795. A new house was built but this one also burnt d ...

                                               

The Eldridge Hotel

The Eldridge House Hotel is a historic building on Massachusetts Street, in downtown Lawrence, Kansas. The building is named after Shalor Eldridge. He was an important anti-slavery person who built the building in the mid-1800s. The building is c ...

                                               

Fairmont Pacific Rim

The Fairmont Pacific Rim is a hotel and condominium building in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The high-end skyscraper is 140 metres of 48 stories. It was opened on February 4, 2010. It is also part of the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.

                                               

Living Shangri-La

Living Shangri-la is a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the tallest building in both Metro Vancouver and British Columbia. The tower has a 5-star hotel and the offices on the first 15-floors. The rest of the tow ...

                                               

Mandalay Bay

Mandalay Bay is a 43-story luxury hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States. It is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and has 3.209 hotel rooms.

                                               

The Mirage

The Mirage is a 3.044 room hotel and casino resort located on the strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. The casino is owned by MGM Mirage. The Mirage has a 20.000-gallon saltwater aquarium with over 450 species of fish. It has an indoor tropical rainforest ...

                                               

One Wall Centre

One Wall Centre, also known as the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, is a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. From 2001 to 2008, it was Vancouvers tallest building until the Living Shangri-La was built. The tower has ...

                                               

Hotel Ritz Paris

The Hotel Ritz is a grand hotel in the heart of Paris in the Place Vendome. The hotel is ranked highly among the most prestigious and luxurious hotels in the world and is a member of "The Leading Hotels of the World". The hotel has 159 rooms. It ...

                                               

Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Hotel is a luxury hotel on the Strand in central London. It was built by impresario Richard DOyly Carte with profits from his Gilbert and Sullivan operas, and opened in 1889. It was the first in the Savoy group of hotels and restaurants ...

                                               

The Stanley Hotel

The Stanley Hotel is a 142-room Colonial Revival hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, United States. It is about five miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. It was built by Freelan Oscar Stanley of Stanley Steamer fame and opened on J ...

                                               

Trump International Hotel and Tower (Vancouver)

Trump Vancouver is a skyscraper that is located in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. It is 188 meters tall and has 63 floors. Once completed, it claimed the title of second largest building in Vancouver behind the Shangri-La tower. Constructi ...

Encyclopedic dictionary

Translation

home

...
Free and no ads
no need to download or install

Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

online intellectual game →