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Capstan (nautical)

A capstan is a machine that is used on sailing ships to pull ropes and cables. It has a vertical axle, and is very much like the windlass, which has a horizontal axle. Grip on power pull capstan and its opposite brakeforce on bollard posts; both ...

                                               

Carmelit

The Carmelit is the first rapid transit rail system in Israel. It opened in 1959 after three years of building. It was closed from 1986 to 1992 for renovations. The metro has only one line, which runs from the citys port level to Mount Carmel. Th ...

                                               

Caspian Airlines Flight 7908

Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 was a scheduled commercial flight from Tehran, Iran, to Yerevan, Armenia, that crashed near the village of Jannatabad, outside the city of Qazvin in north-western Iran, on 15 July 2009.

                                               

Central Station (MTR)

Central station is an MTR station. It is located in the Central area of Hong Kong Island. The stations main color is firebrick red. For the Tsuen Wan Lines platform, the main color is dark brown. The station is the southern terminus for the Tsuen ...

                                               

Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel is a long underwater tunnel between England and France that runs under the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. It is only for trains. Some of the trains in the Channel Tunnel carry freight, including automobiles. Others, li ...

                                               

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway is a motorsports complex in Concord, North Carolina, United States. It is 13 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina. The complex features a 1.5 miles quad oval track that hosts NASCAR racing. It is best known for the Coca-C ...

                                               

Chatham Waterfront bus station

Chatham Waterfront bus station is a bus station in Chatham, Kent. The bus station opened in October 2011. It replaced the towns previous Pentagon bus station. The main operators at the bus station are Arriva Medway Towns and Nu-Venture. The bus s ...

                                               

Chevrolet

Chevrolet, also known as Chevy, and formally the Chevrolet Division of the General Motors Company, is a car company owned by General Motors. Chevrolet is known for producing popular, affordable cars. Chevrolet produces the Corvette, one of the mo ...

                                               

Chevrolet Astro

The Chevrolet Astro was a Minivan that was built by Chevrolet from 1985 to 2005 to rival the Dodge Caravan/Plymouth Voyager twin models and the Japanese Toyota Van. The Astro had two generation and was manufactured by General Motors. The Astro of ...

                                               

Chevrolet Aveo

The North American Chevrolet Aveo was a subcompact car sold by General Motors since 2002 to 2011. It was first made by GM Korea. Now it is made by GM in many places, except North America. The North American Aveo was replaced by the Chevrolet Soni ...

                                               

Chevrolet Camaro

The Chevrolet Camaro is a car manufactured by Chevrolet. The Camaro was first sold in 1967. The Chevrolet Camaro was designed to compete with Ford Mustang, which was a very successful car. The Camaro was discontinued in 2002, but returned again i ...

                                               

Chevrolet Cavalier

The Chevrolet Cavalier was a compact car made from 1982 to 2005 by General Motors. The vehicles design was changed several times. The Cavalier also donned a twin car the Pontiac Sunbird, replaced by the Pontiac Sunfire in 1995. The station wagon ...

                                               

Chevrolet Chevette

Chevrolet Chevette was a car. It was made from 1975 to 1987 in the United States. It was also made in South America till almost 1999. The vehicle was a subcompact car. It was a good selling vehicle in the United States and Canada. The production ...

                                               

Chevrolet Cruze

The Chevrolet Cruze is a four-door sedan and hatchback that is built by General Motors Chevrolet brand. A subcompact Cruze based on the Suzuki Ignis was built between 2001 and 2008. Since 2008, the current compact has been produced as a replaceme ...

                                               

Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox is a mid-sized crossover CUV sold by Chevrolet. It was introduced for the 2005 model year. It is General Motors third unibody crossover SUV. The first two were the Pontiac Aztek and Buick Rendezvous. The Equinox is built on an e ...

                                               

Chevrolet Geo

Geo was a brand of economy cars sold by Chevrolet dealerships. Geo was founded in 1989 to compete with Japanese automotives. Geos roots date back to the 1970s in which General Motors began selling and offering captive imports. The Buick Opel whic ...

                                               

Chevrolet HHR

The Chevrolet HHR was a retro-styled station wagon. It was introduced by Chevrolet at the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show as a 2006 model. It was designed by Bryan Nesbitt. The HHR shared the GM Delta platform with the Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5, Sa ...

                                               

Chevrolet Impala

The Chevrolet Impala is a full size car made from the Chevrolet network of General Motors. The name Impala comes from the southern African antelope. The car was first produced in 1957, discontinued around 1985 and then resumed for the 1994 model ...

                                               

Chevrolet Lumina

The Chevrolet Lumina was a mid-sized sedan that is built by the Chevrolet brand. The Lumina was discontinued in North America from 1990 to 2001 and is currently being produced in the Middle East and South Africa. The Lumina has four generations, ...

                                               

Chevrolet Malibu

The Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car that is manufactured by General Motors. There have been eight generations of the Malibu. The Malibu is named after the city in California, Malibu, California. The Malibu is sold in the United States, Canada, ...

                                               

Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Chevrolet Monte Carlo was a car produced by Chevrolet from 1970 through 1988 and 1995 through 2007. Beginning with the fifth generation the Monte Carlo became the replacement for the Lumina coupe, when the Lumina was discontinued GM opted for a n ...

                                               

Chevrolet S-10 Blazer

The Chevrolet S-10 Blazer and the similar GMC S-15 Jimmy were mid-size SUVs from General Motors. Production began in 1983. The S-10 was produced through 2005. In the United States retail sales after 2004 were limited to two-door Blazer models. Al ...

                                               

Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark is a city car sold by General Motors. It was first introduced in 1998 as Daewoo Matiz. In 2002 it was redesigned for a second generation. It began to be exported and sold under various names including Chevrolet Joy and Pontiac Mat ...

                                               

Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban is a fully sized SUV from Chevrolet. This vehicle was first produced around 1935, longer than any other car still being made. It was first made as a station wagon, and was later made as an SUV. Up until the eleventh generation, ...

                                               

Chevrolet Tracker

The Chevrolet Tracker was a subcompact SUV made in Canada. It is sold by General Motors. It was introduced in 1989 as a Geo model. It derives from Suzukis Escudo model. The Tracker was built at CAMI Automotive which was jointly owned by GM and Su ...

                                               

Chevrolet TrailBlazer

The North American Chevrolet TrailBlazer was a midsize SUV sold by the Chevrolet division of General Motors. The name came from a trim package on the S10 Blazer in 1999.

                                               

Chevrolet Trax

Chevrolet Trax is a subcompact CUV/mini SUV sold by the Chevrolet division by General Motors. It was introduced in 2013. It replaced both the Chevrolet HHR station wagon and the Suzuki based Tracker subcompact SUV. It is a mere rebadged version o ...

                                               

Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt is an American plug-in hybrid car. The car was first produced in 2011 and is manufactured by Chevrolet division of General Motors. This vehicle travels 25 to 50 miles on electric power alone. After the battery is depleted, it switc ...

                                               

Chrysler

Chrysler is a car manufacturer based in the United States. They are one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world. They own other car companies such as Dodge and Jeep. It was created by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925 when he renamed the Maxwell Mo ...

                                               

Church Stretton railway station

Church Stretton railway station is a railway station serving the market town of Church Stretton in Shropshire, England. It is located on the Welsh Marches line, 12 3⁄4 miles 20.5 km south of Shrewsbury railway station; though trains on the Heart ...

                                               

Circle line (London Underground)

The Circle line, coloured yellow on the tube map, is the eighth busiest line on the London Underground. It forms a loop line around the centre of London on the north side of the River Thames. Platforms are 120 metres long in the south and 130 met ...

                                               

Circle MRT line

The 35.7-kilometre Circle MRT Line is Singapores fourth Mass Rapid Transit line, and the first medium capacity line. This underground line is 35.7 kilometres long with 28 stations and is fully automatically operated. As the name implies, the line ...

                                               

Circumnavigation

Circumnavigation originally meant going around something, by ship. Usually, it means people going around the world. The first known circumnavigation was done by Fernão de Magalhães, from 1519 to 1522. Magellan took five ships and went west, from ...

                                               

Citroen

Citroen is automobile manufacturer based in France. Andre-Gustave Citroen started the company in 1919 and it became the first mass-production automobile company outside the USA. Citroen was the first to create a sales and services network that go ...

                                               

Citroen Xsara Picasso

The Citroen Xsara Picasso is a compact MPV from Citroen introduced in 1999. Its successor, the Citroen C4 Picasso, was introduced in 2006, but the Xsara Picasso still continued to be made until 2012.

                                               

Citroen Berlingo

The Citroen Berlingo is a series of almost identical vans and leisure activity vehicles produced by Citroen in three generations since 1996. It is builded in cooperation with Peugeot. Peugeot make the same vehicle but with a different name, The n ...

                                               

Citroen Jumpy

The Citroen Jumpy is a series of vans and passenger vans produced by Citroen in three generations since 1994. It is builded in cooperation with Fiat and Peugeot. Fiat and Peugeot made the same vehicle but with different names, The names were Fiat ...

                                               

Citroen Xantia

Citroen Xantia was a car produced by Citroen. It replaced the Citroen BX in 1993, and were replaced by the Citroen C5 in 2001. It came in hatchback and estate bodystyles and was sold as a budget option towards the end of its run in France until 2002.

                                               

Citroen Xsara

Citroen Xsara was a car produced by Citroen from 1997 through 2005. An MPV version, the Xsara Picasso, was launched in 1999 and was produced until 2010.

                                               

City Thameslink railway station

City Thameslink station is a National Rail station in the City of London. The southern entrance is on Ludgate Hill near Ludgate Circus. The northern entrance is on Holborn Viaduct. Both of the stations platforms are underground. The station is on ...

                                               

Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority, is the publicly-owned organisation in charge of flying in the United Kingdom. It was created in 1972, doing the tasks previously done by the Department of Transport. This means it is in charge of: Pricing of certain ...

                                               

Clarke Quay MRT station

The station was opened on 20 June 2003. The station has one of the lowest riderships along the North East Line, probably because it is on the wrong side of the Singapore River, and also partly due to the lack of developments surrounding the stati ...

                                               

Clipper

A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the 19th century. The word "clipper" comes from a word meaning: "fast". Clippers had several masts and a square rig. They were quite narrow for their length. Clipper ships were mostly made in British and ...

                                               

Cockfosters tube station

Cockfosters is a London Underground station on the Piccadilly Line. It is the lines northern terminus. The station is on Cockfosters Road, and is about 9 miles from central London. The station serves Cockfosters in the London Borough of Barnet, b ...

                                               

Codeshare agreement

Codesharing is a type of partnership that airlines have. Airlines agree to sell each others tickets on some routes. This means that both airlines sell more tickets. Sometimes, airlines join groups called alliances which all agree to sell each oth ...

                                               

Controlled-access highway

A controlled-access highway is a highway designed to allow traffic to safely travel at fast speeds. They are known by various terms around the world. The name motorway is used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand and some other Commonwealt ...

                                               

Convertible

A convertible is a car with a roof that can be removed or folded down, but is often seen without a roof. A convertible usually has two doors, but convertibles with four doors can also be found. Some examples are Mazda MX-5, BMW Z4, Ferrari 458 Sp ...

                                               

Coopersale Halt railway station

Coopersale Halt is the current terminus of the Epping Ongar Railway in the hamlet of Coopersale in Epping, Essex, England. It is located between Epping and North Weald. Future plans could see a platform and access to the railway from the Coopersa ...

                                               

Crew

A crew usually is a group of people that work within a common organisation, and that have some activities in common. The usual place where crews can be found are ships and airplanes. On such ships and aircraft, some functions some people perform ...

                                               

Crossharbour DLR station

Crossharbour is a light metro station on the Docklands Light Railway Bank-Lewisham Line in Cubitt Town, East London. The station is on the Isle of Dogs between Mudchute and South Quay stations. It is in Travelcard Zone 2. The name "Crossharbour" ...

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