• Grab on and, explore these HSR rail networks

     Tuesday, November 15, 2022

    According to data provided by the International Union of Railways in 2021, China has the largest high-speed rail network (routes with an average speed of 200 km/h or more), with 37,558 km of electrified high-speed track.

  • Amtrak cascades resumes service to Vancouver, BC

     Monday, September 5, 2022

    Amtrak, in conjunction with WSDOT, ODOT, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail), and other federal agencies, will resume Amtrak Cascades service to Vancouver, British Columbia, on September 26. The first Cascades train to Vancouver will depart Seattle at 7:45 a.m. on …

  • 95 per cent drop in rail journeys

     Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    The Department of Transport revealed in the new figures that only a very small proportion of people in the UK are still travelling indicating that the government’s lockdown measures are in the most part being observed.   Rail Minister Chris …

  • Strasburg Rail Road Company awarded $1.7 million grant

     Thursday, December 19, 2019

    There are twenty-six rail improvement projects recently were approved for funding from Strasburg.   The Strasburg Rail Road Company was among the entities that received the funding. It was awarded $1.7 million. The money will be used to construct less …

  • Chicago rail tracks on fire to beat the cold

     Thursday, January 31, 2019

    As the U.S. Midwest plunges to minus 50 degree centigrade, Chicago rail has found a way to keep the trains running. Tracks on Chicago’s Metra commuter rail system are on flames, though not literally. The flames actually come from gas-fed …

  • South Western Railway strikes today, five more in August and September

     Saturday, August 18, 2018

    In the next two months strike action will be carried out by South Western Railway five times as the workers will be staging strikes after failure in talks regarding the role of guards.   There will be three fresh strikes …

  • London’s Piccadilly line strike called off

     Friday, July 13, 2018

    London’s Piccadily tube line strike was cancelled which could have caused major travel chaos for travelers.     The walkout was expected to start at 9pm yesterday and would have ended on Saturday morning. It was confirmed by the  Transport …

  • 2018 will be the most innovative year in the rail industry of United Kingdom

     Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    The major construction work is expected to begin on the High Speed 2 (HS2) railway to the Hyperloop in the UK in 2018.     Much vaunted by the government and its supporters, the train link is intended to slash …

  • Rail passengers can face trouble as Christmas strikes announced

     Thursday, December 14, 2017

     The rail passengers can face more Christmas travel misery as mass strikes were announced last night by the workers of South Western Railway and Greater Anglia.     The two 24 hour strikes are planned for New Year’s Eve and …


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