Trains

Britain’s most beautiful narrow-gauge railways, from Norfolk to Wales

Chris Arnot names the five British railways that every train lover should have on their bucket list.<p>Chris has spent months travelling on many of …

Transportation

Man narrowly missed by train after jumping over level crossing barriers

<b>Shocking footage shows the moment a train slammed on its emergency breaks due to a man walking along a level crossing.</b><p>The reckless actions of the man …

Transportation

2 and 3 trains will not run between Manhattan and Brooklyn on weekends for a year

Schleping between Manhattan and Brooklyn on the weekends just got a lot more painful.<p>As of last weekend, 2 and 3 trains stopped running between the …

New York City

Leak not due to rain, says Kochi Metro Rail

KOCHI: The officers of the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd have been on a firefighting mode ever since the metro was opened up for the public. On Friday, a …

Transportation

LIRR's discount ticket plan causes confusion and frustration

The Long Island Rail Road's promise to discount tickets for some commuters inconvenienced by this summer's planned service disruptions in Penn …

Long Island Rail Road

New train station to be built in heart of Port Adelaide

Work is to start next year on a new rail line into the heart of Port Adelaide with a train station to be built in Baker Street, close to the Dock One …

Port Adelaide

CTA decks out train with rainbow flag for Pride

Borrowing from Skittles, the CTA, too, is inviting riders to experience the rainbow.<p>For the first time, the CTA has wrapped the exterior of the first four 'L' cars of an 8-car train in a rainbow flag print and the phrase "Ride with Pride" to coincide with this weekend's Pride Parade in Chicago.<p>"It …

Chicago

A beautiful "canopy of light" resurrects the Guangzhou East Railway Station in China

One of the biggest railway terminals in China recently received an extensive renovation that shelters the main entrance with a beautiful “canopy of …

Design

4 Via Rail trains moving along Kingston corridor after delays due to flooding

Heavy rain warnings have been issued for Ontario and Quebec<p>Four Via Rail trains are on the move again after they were stalled along the Canadian …

Via Rail

Why travelling to Heathrow from London can only get better

The western entrails of the Piccadilly line constitute one of the planet’s deep mysteries.<p>The geometry is complex enough. At Acton Town, the dark …

Transportation

This train will be able to get from London to Edinburgh in 8 minutes

<b>London to Edinburgh by train from Kings Cross can take as long as five hours. A plane journey can set you back by at least an hour and a half</b> …

Travel

Subway strikes person while pulling into station

A person was struck by a subway train at the Jay Street-MetroTech station on Friday afternoon.<p>The northbound F train was pulling into the station at …

New York City

Expedia completes majority stake acquisition of train travel tech company SilverRail

Expedia, the Bellevue, Wash. travel giant with a big appetite for acquisitions, has completed its purchase of the majority stake of London-based …

Train Travel

Hunter Harrison masterminds yet another railway turnaround — this time in only three months

Railroads have been around for more than two centuries. So it would seem to the casual observer that, at this point, there should be little mystery …

Canadian News

Free MRT rides in pre-peak hours extended as council reviews scheme

SINGAPORE: Free pre-peak travel and off-peak pass trials for Singapore's train network have been extended until the end of 2017 as the Public …

Singapore

Is the T ready for me to be a daily commuter?

By now, you must have read that The Boston Globe has moved downtown from our longtime home in Dorchester, where most employees drove to work and …

Commuter Rail

Trump Cuts Could End Colorado's Amtrak Service, Including Winter Park Train

Now that Denver's Union Station is flourishing after a lengthy renovation, it's hard to imagine that the historic service that feeds into it –– …

Transportation

Disruption on trains between South Wales and Bristol this weekend

Rail users travelling between South Wales and Bristol Parkway this weekend may be in for a nasty surprise.<p>Emergency repairs are being carried out on …

Rugby Union

France’s SNCF orders 83 Bombardier trains for $968-million

The French national railway company has ordered 83 train sets from Bombardier Transportation, for use by the regional commuter system that serves the Paris area.<p>The order by SNCF on behalf of the Paris public transport authority is valued at $968-million (U.S.).<p>Bombardier says each of the Regio 2N …

Business

Canton asks state for help with mess at train station

The town of Canton is pleading with the state for help on a stalled construction project at the Canton Junction commuter rail station.<p>The town has …

Commuter Rail

In N.Y. Penn Station fracas, Amtrak says repairs could cost $40 million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amtrak's summer repair program at New York's Pennsylvania Station will cost the national passenger rail company $30 million to $40 million in wages, materials and other expenses, it said on Wednesday.<p>The disclosure came in a letter from Chief Executive Officer Wick Moorman …

Amtrak

Alberta Railway Museum steam locomotive coming out of retirement for Canada 150

The 104-year-old Montreal Locomotive Works 1392 is packed up and ready get back on the tracks for the first time in 62 years.The 1913 locomotive …

Steam Locomotives

Crossrail: Elizabeth line train makes debut

The inaugural service went from London Liverpool Street to Shenfield, Essex, travelling on the existing TfL Rail route.<p>The Elizabeth line, also known …

Transportation

Here's why your BART car is so stiflingly hot

You know the feeling: You step into a BART car and are immediately hit with a wave of stagnant, desert-hot air. Trapped in the Transbay Tube, you start counting the minutes until you're at the next station where, despite the hot temperatures outside, the opening doors will still give you a second …

San Francisco Bay Area

HS2 franchise: Bidder shortlist revealed

<b>The companies bidding for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise, which will design and run the HS2 high speed services between London and Birmingham, have been revealed.</b><p>The Department for Transport said First Trenitalia West Coast, MTR West Coast Partnership and West Coast Partnership had all …

London Public Transport

Summer rail peak

THE city’s railway stations are braced for a 62-day summer vacation travel rush, which runs from July 1 to August 31. About 20.3 million are forecast …

Travel

Hop on a Hari Raya-themed train

June 22, 2017 11:55 AM<br>SINGAPORE - Commuters can look forward to boarding a Hari Raya-themed train this festive season.

Transportation

NITI Aayog Clears Rs 180 Billion Plan To Make Train Travel Faster

The ambitious Rs 18,000 crore project for increasing train speeds on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah rail corridors has got the Niti Aayog's …

India

Thousands of train passengers stranded as card machines stop working across the UK

“All ticket machines down #Cambridge,“ tweeted a traveller this morning. “Good job @greateranglia #AnotherDayAnotherDelay”.<p>But the busy station in …

London Public Transport

Akiem awards locomotive overhaul contract

FRENCH National Railways’ (SNCF) leasing subsidiary Akiem, has awarded a €20m contract to Alstom to carry out mid-life overhauls on 23 BB 36000 …

Locomotives