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Transport in Qatar

This article is about transport in Qatar. In 2002, the Qatari government launched Mowasalat, a company 100% owned by the government and operated by the state authorities to ensure the smooth provision of "integrated ground transport services" for the entire country. 3,000 owned orange taxicabs used to rule the streets of Qatar but the government took them off the roads as they saw them as a threat to the new Mowasalat taxis. There has been much controversy over this move, as it is now hard to find a taxi in Doha. Public buses now service over 35 routes covering most locations of Doha with minimal fares making public transport in Qatar an inexpensive solution to the problems of rush hours and parking difficulties. Mowasalat, under the brand-name'Karwa', now operates more than 3,000 new taxi sedans including the acquired airport taxis with spacious cabins using the 2007 Ford Freestars, more than 120 public buses, school buses and private-hire coaches. In 2009, the Mowasalat created a world record for the largest parade of buses numbering 300 in all.

In addition, its Doha Limousine Service has 100 standard limousines and 200 Jaguar XJ VIP units that are placed at the Doha International Airport and at major hotels. However, those without personal transportation still face difficulties to move around since the number of taxis is much lower than the actual need of the population. All buses operate only on specific assigned lines based at the Central Bus Stations at Al-Ghanem area of the old city; the Ministry of Transport and Communications stated that Public bus ridership has increased by 40% between 2015 and 2018. In August 2008 Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment created a joint venture with Deutsche Bahn International of Germany, Qatar Railway Development Company to plan a railway network in Qatar. On 22 November 2009 Deutsche Bahn and Qatari signed a memorandum of Agreement to build high-speed railway lines and underground transport networks in Qatar and Bahrain; this agreement has never been executed. The Qatar Railways Development Company was created in 2011, soon after this, it has been decided that Qatar Rail will be the sole owner and manager of Qatar's rail network and will be responsible for the design, commissioning and maintenance of the entire rail network and systems.

However, Qatar Rail consist of: Doha Metro. Light Rail Transit for Lusail (the other LRT systems in Doha, namely for Education City and Hamad International Airport are managed outside Qatar Rail. Long Distance; the total length of the Qatar Rail network consist of approximately: 750 km of track 100 stations for both passenger and freightIn June 2013, Qatar Rail awarded four design and build contracts worth $8.2 billion for phase one of the Doha metro. The project will include four rail lines and an underground section in the center of the capital Doha and will link stadiums for the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament; the contracts were for the Red Line North project, the Red Line South project, the Green Line project and another one to design and build the metro's major stations. The projects are expected to employ more than 20,000 workers at its peak, construction is scheduled to begin this year for completion by 2019. Construction of the metro was planned to start in the first quarter of 2010.

Doha Metro's Red Line became the first line opened to the public on 8 May, 2019. This was followed by the launch of the Gold Line on 21 November, 2019, the opening of the Green Line on 10 December 2019. Gauge: 1,435 mm Brakes: Air Couplings: TBA Electrification: 25 kV AC Total: 1,230 km Paved: 1,107 km Unpaved: 123 km Most of the main roads in this tiny country have been updated to multilane, double carriageway motorways, including the following: Al Shamal Highway: Doha - Ar Ru'ays. Length: 109 km. Doha Highway: Doha - Mesaieed. Length: 57 km. Garafat Ar Rayyan Highway: Doha - Dukhan. Length: 82 km. Al Khor Highway: Doha - Al Khor. Length: 45 km. Salwa Highway: Doha - As Salwa. Length: 100 km. Umm Bab Highway: Dukhan - Salwa Highway. Length: 61 km. Al Majd Road is the longest highway in Qatar, running at a length of 195 km from south-to-north, it extends north towards Ras Laffan on the coast. Crude Oil 235 km. There are five other airfields in the country, three paved, two unpaved. Transportation in Doha This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website

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Ernst Ladendorf

Ernst Frederich Erwin Ladendorf is a South African rugby union player for the Falcons. He can play as number eight or a lock. After school, Ladendorf joined the Sharks Academy in Durban, he represented the Sharks U19 side in the 2011 Under-19 Provincial Championship, scoring a try against the Golden Lions U19s as they finished fifth on the log. He moved down the coast in 2012 to join East London-based side the Border Bulldogs, he played for the Border U21 side in the 2012 Under-21 Provincial Championship, making eight appearances and again scoring a try against the Golden Lions. Border finished the season bottom of the log with just two victories in their twelve matches, but a 21–15 victory over Eastern Province U21 saw them retain their place in Group A of the competition. Ladendorf was included in the Border Bulldogs senior squad for the 2013 Vodacom Cup, he made his first class debut for them in their 24–25 defeat to a Free State XV in Alice, coming on as a first-half blood-bin replacement.

Two more appearances off the bench followed in their matches against Western Cape sides Boland Cavaliers and SWD Eagles, with the Border Bulldogs winning both matches. In the latter half of the year, he was involved in a disastrous campaign for the Border U21 side in the 2013 Under-21 Provincial Championship. Ladendorf weighed in with two tries in each of their matches against the Leopards U21, but could not help his side losing all twelve their matches in the competition, he scored a try in their relegation play-off match, to help them to a 23–21 victory against the Eastern Province U21s for the second year in a row to once again remain in Group A. Ladendorf was one of a number of players that moved from East London to Kempton Park-based outfit the Falcons for the 2014 season, he made two appearances for the Falcons in the 2014 Vodacom Cup competition. He started all six of their matches in the 2014 Currie Cup qualification series, but the Falcons finished in sixth spot, to qualify to the 2014 Currie Cup First Division.

He played in two of their five matches of the First Division regular season, before appearing as a replacement in their 31–24 upset victory over the Leopards in the semi-final of the competition. He started the final of the competition, but the Falcons suffered a 21–23 defeat to Welkom-based side the Griffons

King Diamond discography

The discography of King Diamond, a Danish heavy metal band, consists of twelve studio releases, three live albums, five compilations, six singles, four music videos. King Diamond was formed in 1985, after the dissolution of the group Mercyful Fate, by vocalist King Diamond, guitarists Andy LaRocque and Michael Denner, bassist Timi Hansen, drummer Mikkey Dee; the following year, the band released their debut album Fatal Portrait, which charted at number 33 in Sweden. King Diamond's second studio album, was released on February 24, 1987, reached number 123 in the US, number 39 in Sweden and number 68 in the Netherlands. Following some line-up changes, the group released the album "Them" in 1988, which peaked at number 38 in Sweden, number 65 in the Netherlands, at number 89 in the US, making "Them" King Diamond's highest charting album in North America; the following year, the band released the follow-up album Conspiracy, which charted at number 111 in North America, number 41 in Sweden and at number 64 in the Netherlands.

In 1990, after more line-up changes, King Diamond released the album The Eye, which only charted at number 179 in the US, which makes The Eye King Diamond's lowest charting album in North America. After Mercyful Fate was reformed in 1993, King Diamond remained inactive until 1995, when the band released the album The Spider's Lullabye with the line-up of King Diamond, Andy LaRocque, guitarist Herb Simonsen, bassist Chris Estes and drummer Darrin Anthony; the album went on to reach number 31 in Finland. The Spider's Lullabye was followed by The Voodoo in 1996 and 1998 respectively. In 2000, King Diamond released the album House of God. After the release of 2002's Abigail II: The Revenge, which peaked at number 42 in Sweden and at number 24 in Finland, King Diamond's line-up has remained stable to this day, consisting of King Diamond, Andy LaRocque, bassist Hal Patino, guitarist Mike Wead and drummer Matt Thompson. In 2003, the band released The Puppet Master. In 2007, King Diamond released their 12th studio album Give Me Your Soul...

Please, which peaked at 174 in the US, number 28 in Sweden and at number 25 in Finland

Penn Murfee

William Penn Murfee is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. Murfee attended Montgomery Bell Academy in Tennessee. Undrafted out of high school in 2013, Murfree attended Vanderbilt University. Murfee redshirted his freshman season, played college baseball for the Commodores for three seasons. Murfee was an infielder his first two seasons, before converting to pitching for his final year at Vanderbilt. Murfee transferred to Santa Clara University for his redshirt senior season. Murfee was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 33rd round, with the 988th overall selection, of the 2018 MLB draft, he spent the 2018 season with the Everett AquaSox. He split the 2019 season between the Modesto Nuts, Arkansas Travelers, Tacoma Rainiers, going a combined 6–5 with a 3.57 ERA and 136 strikeouts over ​113 1⁄3 innings. Murfee received the Mariners 2019 minor league "60 ft. 6-in Club” Award. He played for the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League following the 2019 season.

Murfee played for the United States national baseball team at the 2019 WBSC Premier 12 tournament. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference Vanderbilt Commodores bio Santa Clara Broncos bio Penn Murfee on Twitter

Hermann Historic District

Hermann Historic District is a national historic district located at Hermann, Gasconade County, Missouri. The district encompasses 360 contributing buildings, 4 contributing structures, 3 contributing objects in the central business district and surrounding residential sections of Hermann; the district developed between about 1838 and 1910, includes representative examples of Greek Revival and Classical Revival style architecture. Notable buildings include the Eitzen House, Potnmer-Gentner House, Hermann City Hall, Strehly House, Concert Hall, The German School, Gasconade County Courthouse, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, with a boundary increase in 2006

Origin PC

ORIGIN PC Corp. is a custom personal computer manufacturing company located in Miami, Florida. Founded by former employees of Alienware in 2009, ORIGIN PC assembles high-performance gaming and professional-use desktop and laptop computers from third-party components, with custom paint and logo options. Soon after the acquisition of Alienware by Dell, former executives Kevin Wasielewski, Richard Cary, Hector Penton formed ORIGIN PC in Miami, Florida; the company states that the name ORIGIN came from the company's intention to get back to the roots of building custom, high-performance computers for gamers and hardware enthusiasts. ORIGIN PC's first products were the EON18 laptop. In 2014, ORIGIN PC announced a new line of high-performance "light" EVO series laptops. On January 7, 2014 at CES, ORIGIN PC announced and launched their own exclusive GENESIS and MILLENNIUM Desktop Case, designed from the ground up by ORIGIN PC; the new GENESIS and MILLENNIUM desktop case features Variable Mounting, an exclusive ORIGIN PC case feature that allows the motherboard to be mounted in 4 different orientations: Standard ATX, Inverted ATX, 90 degrees or Inverted 90 degrees, all inside a single desktop chassis design.

On July 24, 2019 it was announced that Corsair Inc acquired ORIGIN PC Corp.. ORIGIN gaming laptops are based upon the Clevo whitebox notebook chassis. List of computer system manufacturers Official website CNET CHRONOS Editors Choice 2012 Review PC Perspective EON17-S Editors Choice Review 2012 Kotaku EON11-S Review CNET Review of the Origin Genesis Desktop Laptop Magazine review of the EON 18 Maximum PC on the EON 15 Origin EON 17 SLX