Trains

The world's longest bridges - where would Boris Bridge rank?

Boris Johnson has suggested building a bridge across the Channel to link Britain and France.<p>The Foreign Secretary had previously championed the idea of being able to visit our Gallic neighbours via a road tunnel alongside the existing tunnel that carries the Eurostar and freight trains but now …

Transportation

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings call.<p>119<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Ashford International modified for use by Eurostar e320 trainsets

UK: Network Rail is undertaking work to equip the international platform tracks at Ashford International station with the KVB warning system used on …

Subsidized passenger train ridership declines after derailment

View Comments<p>Oregon saw its subsidizend passenger train ridership plummet in December following a fatal train derailment south of Tacoma Dec. …

Portland, OR

10 New Bart Trains Roll Out TODAY!

BART is rolling out ten new cars today. Yeeee!! They feature more standing room, three doors instead of two, and electronic screens that show what …

Transportation

China opens new freight train service to Budapest

A staff member checks the freight train of China Railway Express (Xiamen-Budapest), linking southeast China's port city of Xiamen with Budapest, …

China

Three run over by train

Updated: January 19, 2018 23:25 IST<p>KAMAREDDY, January 19, 2018 23:25 IST<p>Updated: January 19, 2018 23:25 IST<p>more-in<p>They were crossing the track after …

Transportation

Madrid’s Atocha railway station is about to lose its famous turtles

The botanical gardens, created in the old train landings left vacant with the modern extension to its rear, provide a tropical oasis where weary …

Spain

After two Brightline deaths in one week, Rubio wants a federal review of train safety

Political pressure continues to mount against South Florida’s newly minted Brightline passenger rail system, with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio the latest to …

Marco Rubio

Metro-North Adds Trains For NYC Women's March Saturday

Here are details about the trains, the rally and the march.<p>To accommodate anticipated increased ridership to New York City for the Women's March, …

Grand Central Station

'We Are Going to Burn You,' Angry Commuters Tell Metrorail Train Driver

"We are going to burn you!" angry commuters shouted as an injured train driver in Cleveland, Johannesburg frantically tried to get permission to keep …

Transportation

Rogue pigeon boards subway train, chaos ensues

A rogue, fare-evading pigeon boarded a subway train in Brooklyn and flew around the car, frightening fellow passengers.<p>It happened on the Euclid Ave …

Transportation

MPs’ meet takes up State’s rail issues

Problems pertaining to the railway network in the State were discussed in detail at a meeting of MPs from State convened by Southern Railway General …

Transportation

All East-West Line stations to have shorter weekend operational hours in March

SINGAPORE: Operating hours at all 35 stations along the East-West Line (EWL) will be shortened on every weekend in March as maintenance and renewal …

Transportation

A Brief History Of NYC's Grand Central Station

The history of Grand Central Terminal is long, but it began around the 1800s when rail travel emerged in society. Freight and passenger rail travel …

Culture

Bridge linking Beijing

The main structure of the 9,077-meter Guanting Reservoir bridge, part of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway, was completed on Tuesday.<p>The …

News (China)

Pakistan, Iran passenger train may be restarted

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Iran on Thursday decided that fortnightly passenger train between the two countries can be restarted, as security situation …

Transportation

Staff check locomotives ahead of Spring Festival travel rush in E China

Staff workers maintain locomotives in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 18, 2018. Local railway staff checked locomotives to ensure the …

News (China)

California’s bullet train development hits another snag, while China’s barrels on

California’s ambitions to connect its cities with 800 miles of bullet train has long been a point of contention for its voters and politicians. In 2008, it was estimated that the infrastructure project, approved in a 53% to 47% vote, would cost $40 billion. Since then, this estimate has continued …

Transportation

Europe storm: Germany in huge clean-up as trains run again

<b>Rail services are getting back to normal in Germany as trees and other debris are cleared from lines hit by a severe storm that claimed eight lives.</b><p>Three people died earlier in the Netherlands in accidents caused by hurricane-strength winds.<p>Fallen trees and other debris are still blocking many …

Weather

Japanese trains save deer with sound effects

Rail systems have trains that bark, snort and emit ultrasonic waves.<p>Japan's rail system is world-famous for its precision. Trains carry several …

Tokyo Metro trains vandalized for third time in seven days

In the early hours of Thursday, Tokyo Metro Co. discovered one of its trains had been vandalized overnight with graffiti while parked near Nakano …

Japan

Bad news! No trains tonight in the Netherlands!

<b>The NS, the Dutch Railway company, have at most a few trains tonight. In the evening rush hour there are no trains at all. The consequences of the</b> …

Netherlands

Trains in Japan may be disguised as barking dogs to ward off deer

Those pesky deer loitering around Japanese railroad tracks are certain to be no match for expected train technology featuring the sound of barking …

Transportation

State grants approval for first new BART train to start carrying passengers

SAN FRANCISCO — The first shiny and new 10-car BART train will start carrying passengers in “the coming days,” BART officials said Thursday.<p>In a …

San Francisco Bay Area

Texas Central unveils renderings of...

The terminal, which will be the only midway stop on the line from Houston to North Texas, is set to be built on 60 acres in the Roans Prairie area of …

Texas

New high-speed train 4th fatal collision

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport suspends all flights; Dutch rail service halts all trains because of strong winds

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport suspends all flights; Dutch rail service halts all trains because of strong winds.

Transportation

UK railway news round-up

<b>TransPennine Express</b> has installed 15 <b>Cubic Transportation Systems</b> ticket gates at Manchester Airport station; 11 of these are wide gates to …

East Midlands

China Could Merge High Speed Rail and Nuclear Missiles Into the Ultimate Weapon

Here is how. China will soon start rolling out its next-generation rail technology across the country, and it is likely the futuristic trains won’t …

North Korea