Trains

China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trains

BEIJING (AP) — China is relaunching one of the world's fastest bullet trains, running at 350 kilometers (217 miles) per hour.<p>The trains will service the route from Beijing to Shanghai starting next month, making the 1,250-kilometer (777-mile) journey in just 4 hours, 30 minutes. Other routes are …

Business

You Can Now Pedal Along the Railroad Tracks Through the Adirondacks

Forget about a train ride—this is the best way to see the views.<p>You can take the train from Saratoga Springs to North Creek, and now you can pedal your way farther into the Adirondacks, thanks to a startup company that offers so-called rail bike tours.<p>Revolution Rail Co. is offering excursions on a …

Transportation

Getting around Italy on public transport

While Italy may be the home of famous car manufacturers such as Ferrari and Maserati, anyone who has had to drive and park in one of the country's …

Europe

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv express train makes first test run

The long-awaited Jerusalem-Tel Aviv express train made its first test run Sunday, with the line’s journey time expected to last a brisk 28 …

Israel

Paddington: Passenger train derails at major London station

A passenger train today partially derailed as it was leaving London's Paddington station.<p>Rail operator GWR said the rear carriage of its 1157 to …

Passenger Rail

Long-awaited Tel Aviv-Jerusalem railway edges closer to opening

A nation of commuters will be delighted by news of the successful railway test.<p>28 minutes. That's the time it took for a passengerless train to make …

Israel

Utkal Express Derailment: Gross negligence by Khatauli station authorities resulted in tragedy, says ADG Railways

Derailment of Utkal Express near Khatauli Railway Station in Muzaffaranagar on Saturday in which 24 passengers were killed and hundreds of others …

India News

Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class: Step Back In Time

There is something very special about travelling by train. No I’m not talking about the mind numbing daily commute that most of us are forced to …

Transportation

Why the fare rises arriving soon are a ‘tipping point’ for UK rail

There’s one thing that can always be relied upon to arrive on time in the rail industry: ticket price rises.<p>Regulated fare increases are predictable and punctual, yet the shock and outcry from passengers, consumer groups and unions is always deafening.<p>Rises in regulated ticket prices are set by the …

Transportation

World's fastest train to begin in Sept

The fastest train in the world will begin operating between Beijing and Shanghai by the end of September, according to the China Railway …

Transportation

Utkal Express derailment: No warning, two station masters say didn’t know

Written by Mallica Joshi | Khatauli/ Muzaffarnagar |<p>The Kalinga Utkal Express, which runs from Puri to Haridwar every day, stops at Meerut Cantonment …

India

Mumbai: Man arrested for sexually assaulting woman in train

Representational picture<br>A 23-year-old man was arrested by the railway police for sexually assaulting a 24-year-old women while travelling in train. …

Crime

Premier talks up Metronet plan to solve congestion — at an empty train station

There was just a small handful of passengers on hand to greet WA Premier Mark McGowan when he arrived on an empty train at Thornlie station to talk …

Mark McGowan

Day after accident, top Rlys officials sent on leave

Hours after the preliminary probe into the derailment of Utkal Express revealed the negligence on part of local-level officials, the railway ministry …

Utkal Express mishap: Tracks damaged by derailment will be repaired by Sunday night, says railways

<b>Lucknow:</b> Railway tracks damaged by the derailment of the Kalinga-Utkal Express in Uttar Pradesh will be repaired by Sunday night and traffic …

Uttar Pradesh

Patchogue residents say they're rattled by idling LIRR trains

Some Patchogue residents say their homes -- and their nerves -- are rattled each weekend by Long Island Rail Road trains that sit idling for hours …

Transportation

The Daily Fix: Modi needs to roll up his sleeves and tackle India’s abysmal rail safety record

Everything you need to know for the day (and a little more).<p><b>The Big Story: Railroading safety</b><p>The Indian Railways is a gargantuan operation. It runs …

India

Dublin Pass Review 2017 — Is the Dublin Pass Worth the Money? - Guide To Backpacking Through Europe

Dublin is the gateway to Ireland so most visitors spend a few days in this great city before setting off to explore the rest of the Emerald Isle. The …

Ireland

Utkal Express mishap: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu must accept responsibility, says Congress

<b>New Delhi:</b> Blaming "criminal negligence" for the Uttar Pradesh train accident, the Congress on Sunday said railway minister Suresh Prabhu must accept …

India

Don’t expect rail fare hikes to solve nightmare commutes

Rail fares are too cheap. It’s a tough argument to sell when we have just learned that fares will rise by another 3.6 per cent from next January. But …

London

North East floods: Train services unlikely to be restored before August 28, new routes introduced

A number of new routes and bus services have been introduced.<p>Train services to North East India are unlikely to be restored before August 28, the …

Transportation

Utkal Express Derailment: Railway employee one of the 21 victims killed in tragedy

The Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express was always the preferred choice for Alok Sarkar.<p>Yesterday, the 48-year-old had boarded the ill-fated train to …

India

This Wine Train Takes You Through America's Top Vineyards

Next. Vacation. Planned.<p>Napa Valley Wine Tours has made drinking on public transportation just about the classiest thing you could do with your Sunday afternoon.<p>The Northern California railroad track, which was built in 1864 and converted into a wine train in 1989, runs from Napa to St. Helena and …

Transportation

WWII: A Nazi War Train Hauled the Biggest Gun Ever Made

<i>By James Simpson</i><p>War trains dominated combat for more than 100 years. Massive railborne artillery shelled the enemy while trains unloaded troops and …

Military History

Central China transportation hub sees 200 Sino-European freight trains this year

<i>(File photo)</i><p>Central China's Wuhan city, a transportation hub, has seen more than 200 Sino-European freight trains so far this year, said local …

Freight Trains

Using the Caledonian Sleeper to Travel in the UK

Sleeper trains! Jess and I are big fans, and we’re taken them in a wide variety of countries. We’ve ridden all sorts of sleeper train, from creaky …

Airlines

Railway safety: 53% of 586 train accidents in last 5 yrs due to derailments

Saturday evening's Utkal Express derailment was the latest tragedy to hit the Indian Railways

Travel

Seven ways to cut the cost of Britain’s rail tickets

Last week’s fare rise saw new calls for action on rail pricing. We look at how this could be achieved: higher subsidies, lower pay, or something much more radical<p>Even for commuters long used to rising fares, last week’s news of another hefty increase was particularly painful: the cost of season …

Business

At least 23 dead, dozens hurt as train derails in India

At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after an express train derailed in north India Saturday, officials said, as rescuers clambered …

Passenger Rail

Utkal Express Derailment: 23 dead, 60 hurt after high-speed train jumps rails

22:12 PM<p>The Yogi Adityanath government has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to families of those died in the derailment and Rs 50,000 to each …

India