Trains

Murder on the Orient Express: has the all-star gravy train run out of steam?

The all-star cast is part of Hollywood tradition. In 2017, have we reached capacity?<p>The names flash past in the trailer for the new Murder on the Orient Express like carriages on a bullet train: Kenneth Branagh (who also directs), Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Dench, Depp, Gad, Jacobi, Pfeiffer, …

Transportation

This Train Trip Will Give You the Best Views of Ireland

Beyond the windows of the gently swaying dining car, darkness descended. The heaviness of the rain and our speed were increasing at roughly the same …

Transportation

In search of Russia's lost gold

One hundred years ago, the Bolsheviks captured the entirety of Tsar Nicholas II’s family gold reserve – or so they thought.<p>It was our third night on the Trans-Siberian Express in mid-July, and we had grown accustomed to the heat. The prehistoric cars contained neither air conditioning nor showers. …

Travel

New 26-30 rail card answers the prayers of broke millennials

It’s a part of growing up. One of the last stages on the road to adulthood. A final milestone on the long path from carefree youth to expensive …

Train crushes four women crossing tracks in east India

NEW DELHI: Four women were killed and five others injured Monday (Oct 23) after being struck by a train while crossing railway tracks in eastern …

India

Taieri Gorge Train: A Railway Adventure in New Zealand

Even before we boarded the Taieri Gorge train, we knew we were in for an extraordinary day. Dunedin Railways is well known for hosting some of the …

New Zealand

Christmas rail delays: Capital braced for chaos as major stations and routes close for 10 days

Londoners are set to face festive travel chaos as several major rail routes out of the capital shut down for repair works.<p>Services from major …

London

After Mumbai stampede, Western Railway to remove 640 bill-pay kiosks at stations

As a first step towards decongesting all the railway stations in the city, the Western Railway (WR) authorities have planned to remove the 640 …

Cargo train services connect China with 34 European cities

A working meeting on deepened international cooperation of China-Europe freight trains was recently held in Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan …

News (China)

Keeping Metro going: Anyone who has even complained about the Metro system should read this

Each night, every Metro train’s shift comes to an end and is brought here to be patched up for another day on the tracks.<p>Snuggled away behind a …

Transportation

Watch: What Middlesbrough to Manchester train passengers will get

A time-lapse video gives a quickfire idea of the comfort levels passengers on Middlesbrough to Manchester trains might expect.<p>Train company …

Transportation

Services resumes with delays on GO Barrie line after earlier suspension

GO train service was suspended on the Barrie Line this morning after a person was struck and killed by a train.

Toronto

Move to reroute Mangaluru train on 4 days a week riles Mysuru commuters

The proposal of the railways to run the Bengaluru-Karwar/Bengaluru-Kannur Express, which commutes through Mysuru, through the …

Transportation

Speak up Mumbai: Rather starve than have meals on trains?

The Indian Railways is the largest public transporter in India and caters to crores of people every day. For a pleasant and comfortable journey, it …

India

REVEALED: South Western Railway launches public consultations on proposed new rail services in Hampshire from December 2018

A MAJOR shake up of rail timetables could strip some stations of their direct services to London - but other commuters could enjoy faster journeys to …

Transportation

Business Class: China Railway High-speed - Affordable Luxury Shanghai

<i>While living in England, traveling by train became a way of life and when you bought your ticket, you knew exactly what to expect. However, during a</i> …

Airlines

Can this train wreck be salvaged?

<i>Copyright © 2017 Albuquerque Journal</i><p>SANTA FE – It’s easy to find a seat on the Rail Runner these days.<p>Ridership on the rail line connecting Belen, …

Albuquerque

Houses north of Edmonton evacuated after train carrying crude oil derails

People forced to leave their homes because of a train derailment north of Edmonton could begin returning home after 7 p.m., Sturgeon County officials …

Canadian News

Train Seat Availability to Travel Easily and Comfortably

Trains are always the best mode of travel to feel India closer. While traveling in a train you can meet different people, talk to them and also see …

Transportation

Riding Locomotives With Jack Delano, Marion Wolcott And Andreas Feininger In Color (1939)

Santa Fe R.R. train, Melrose, New Mexico<br>Contributor: Delano, Jack<br>Date: 1939<p>In 1939, Jack Delano (August 1, 1914 – August 12, 1997), Marion Wolcott …

Transportation

A 13.5-mile tunnel will make or break California's bullet train

When the first California bullet train pulls out of San Jose one day, a crucial part of the journey will be a 13.5-mile tunnel beneath the winding peaks and valleys of Pacheco Pass.<p>Trains will run at top speed along a straight and level route beneath the Diablo Range, shooting through the nation’s …

California

Beginners Get Started In Model Trains

Robert Anderson<p>Discover all the expert techniques, tips, and secrets you need to <b>design, build, repair, and maintain</b> <b>YOUR OWN amazingly realistic model</b> …

Model Trains

P175-B development aid from China to revive PNR’s Bicol Express

PNR Southern Luzon route (Image from the website of the Philippine National Railways)<p>NAGA CITY — Using the P175-billion overseas development aid to …

Philippines

Delays on Downtown Line 3 due to defective train, emergency button activation: SBS Transit

SINGAPORE: Delays on the Downtown Line 3 (DTL3) during its opening day were caused by a defective train as well as the activation of an emergency …

Transportation

Railway Board orders review of all rail bridges

It found that 252 dilapidated bridges did not have speed restrictions

Transportation

Rail Freight is Losing Market Share

The 2017 State of Logistics report shows that in the US the faster and more reliable modes have grown year-over-year. These faster modes are also forecast to continue to grow for the next five years. Slower or less reliable modes have had, and are forecast to continue to have, low or negative …

Transportation

Ricky Skaggs to ride the Santa Train

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Bluegrass Music

Storm Brian: High winds and stormy seas lead to travel problems on trains, boats and planes

As winds of up to 70mph and stormy seas batter the southern half of Britain, Storm Brian is causing widespread travel disruption.<p>Several Brittany …

Weather

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

This charming railway is one of the oldest and steepest funiculars in England.<p>The busy town of Bridgnorth is divided into high and low parts by the …

Travel

GWR's new high speed trains return to Paddington route after first day problems are fixed

New high speed trains taken out of service as soon as they were launched on the Bristol to London line have been fixed now and are being put back on …

Transportation