Train Travel

This German train concept could make commuting actually fun

Germany has long been ahead of the curve when it comes to groundbreaking feats of engineering, and the country’s latest design concept — a …

Commuting

Ideas for NYE: Mumbai-Goa on the Deccan Odyssey

For *just* Rs1,12,000<p>Even the Deccan Odyssey wants to bring in the new year in Goa. And so, it has introduced a special journey: Susegado Goa, which …

India

Amtrak on the Path to Self-Sufficiency?

The passenger railway service says it covered nearly 95 percent of its operating costs in 2017.<p>Amtrak<p>Amtrak, the passenger railway service that …

Amtrak

5 Epic Amtrak Journeys in North America

Are you tired of flying? Sick of delays? Over people kicking the back of your seat?<p>Then check out Amtrak’s epic North American train journeys. Watch …

Trains

Train Travel: 5 Luxury Locomotives to Hop Aboard

Travel can feel rushed nowadays. If you’re looking to slow down and revisit old world elegance when traveling, Anne Morgan Scully—president of McCabe World Travel—recommends doing so by train. “Train travel is really on the up,” she says. She adds that this form of travel provides guests with a …

Trains

It’s time to extend pre-clearance facilities at Canada-U.S. border to enhance economic growth

Canada is a trading nation. And while we look to develop other trading partners, we musn’t forget that America remains our main dance partner.<p>But …

Trains

Travel Style: Dr. Cacinda Maloney

Dr. Cacinda Maloney<p>Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their …

Travel

Here are some travel tips for this Thanksgiving

With one of the busiest travel holidays of the year around the corner, state transportation agencies are offering tips to those who will be caught in …

Boston

Here’s a summary of the MBTA’s 2017 Thanksgiving schedule

With the holidays rapidly approaching, the MBTA has released its 2017 Fall/Winter commuter rail schedule and paused some of the long-term …

Commuter Rail

Video shows moments before fatal Amtrak crash

Following a 19-month investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board identified 20 different factors contributing to the April 2016 crash …

National Transportation Safety Board

On Super Bowl Sunday, Minneapolis light rail lines off-limits to non-ticket holders

(Second, if you count the building they're playing it in; you should.)<p>On Monday, unionized workers with Metro Transit voted to reject a contract …

Minneapolis

The Business Laureates of B.C. Hall of Fame announce 2017 inductees

Ceremony will be held May 8, 2018<p>This initiative by Junior Achievement of British Columbia was first created in 2005 to honour the outstanding B.C. …

Hall of Fame

Mass. Pike project in Allston to cost $1 billion or more

A mammoth highway project that would dramatically reshape the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston and affect the commute of hundreds of thousands of …

Boston

Amtrak gives hundreds of its trains' interiors a makeover - The Washington Post

Now watching<p>1:00<p>Amtrak gives hundreds of its trains' interiors a makeover<p>Now watching<p>1:15<p>Father-son duo plan to trek Antarctica relying solely on renewable energy<p>Now watching<p>4:46<p>Bye-bye Boeing: U.S. airlines say farewell to iconic 747<p>Now watching<p>0:44<p>Tarmac worker entertained travelers with dance …

Trains

NTSB: Amtrak's systemic safety lapses, lack of equipment caused fatal train crash in Pa.

WASHINGTON – Federal safety investigators found Tuesday that a culture of systemic safety lapses at Amtrak caused a collision between a passenger train and a backhoe that killed two people and injured 39 outside Philadelphia in April 2016.<p>Amtrak workers at the accident site didn’t have safety …

News (U.S.)

Amtrak Giving 450 Cars A Makeover, Including New Seats And Restrooms

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> You know that old living room chair that’s seen better days? Amtrak has 450 train cars full of them.But that will change soon. The …

Trains

U.S. safety board criticizes Amtrak 'weak safety culture' after fatal crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board criticized Amtrak's safety record on Tuesday at a hearing on a fatal 2016 crash and said the railroad failed to use critical safety equipment that could have prevented the incident.<p>An Amtrak train traveling from New …

News (U.S.)

Boy Receives Honor After Saving Train From Potential Disaster

HAVERHILL (CBS) — A Haverhill sixth grader is being celebrated for jumping into action after he saw that a tree had fallen onto the train tracks by …

Commuter Rail

NTSB to rule on cause of Amtrak crash that killed 2 workers

A federal investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers, …

Business

Is This Amtrak Advertising Campaign Convincing Enough to Compete With Airlines?

“What if there was a better way to travel? Where you didn’t have to put up with baggage fees. Wi-Fi fees. Long lines. Cramped seats. Middle seats. …

Airlines

Top Tips for Train Travel in Europe With Kids

We mastered the art of <b>train travel in Europe with kids</b> through Austria and Switzerland on our recent two week adventure. Traveling by train made this …

Trains

7 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips for Empty Nesters

<i>Now that the kids are out of the house, it’s time to check off that bucket list trip you’ve always wanted to take! But which escape is best now that</i> …

List-Worthy

Deutsche Bahn unveils 'train of future', complete with gym and TVs

This week Deutsche Bahn (DB) unveiled plans for its new "Idea Train". The hope is that the ultra-futuristic train will be able to compete with …

'Murder on the Orient Express' on track to be a box office hit?

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Movies

Seals, Bald Eagles and Bears, Oh My! All Aboard a Wildlife Tour of Western Canada for the Animal Adventure of a Lifetime

Animal lovers often tell us their “dream vacation” is to go on an African safari, but the price of that trip is cost prohibitive to the average …

Canada

Siemens picks up $371 million order for passenger rail cars

The Siemens Rolling Stock locomotive and rail car factory in Sacramento received an order to manufacture 137 new, single-level passenger rail cars …

Transportation

Capilano University bachelor of tourism management enables students to work in foreign lands

Charlie SmithImagine enrolling at a local regional university to study tourism and finding out that it includes a six-month work term at Walt Disney …

Vancouver North Shore

India, Bangladesh launch passenger train between Kolkata and Bangladesh

By: PTI |<p>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. India and Bangladesh have signed other connectivity …

India

Nightmare on George Street: Sydney shops fed up with light rail construction

George Street, one of Australia's longest and oldest city streets, has always been a bit tricky to navigate. Before jackhammers started tearing up …

Commuter Rail

Universal Puts a Stake in the Monsterverse

Months after The Mummy’s tepid reception, the studio that invented movie universes is going back to the drawing board.<p>It’s Wednesday, and if you need me, I’ll be questioning suspects in the dining car of the Orient Express.<p>Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re keeping our monsters in the crypt, …

Movies