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  • Hull Trains suspends all services in U.K.

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Amid the coronovirus pandemic, Hull Trains has suspended all services and turns the first UK rail operator to stop trains from 30 March until further notice.   The operator said in a statement released on the website that as a …

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  • Amtrak Names William Flynn as CEO and President

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

    Amtrak announced that it has named William J. Flynn as its next Chief Executive Officer and President. Flynn, a seasoned business leader with four decades of transportation and logistics experience, will begin his role on April 15, 2020. Flynn succeeds …

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  • Worcestershire finally opens the doors to its first railway station in 100 years

    Published on : Monday, February 24, 2020

    England’s Worcestershire finally saw the opening of its first new railway station in nearly 100 years on Saturday, the 22nd February 2020. The planning for the Worcestershire Parkway station began about 30 years ago. The execution and launch were followed …

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  • From March 28th, a special tourist train will be introduced by the Indian Railways

    Published on : Friday, February 21, 2020

    A special tourist train will be introduced by the Indian Railways shortly. Named Shri Ramayana Express from the national capital, this tourist train will start its first journey from March 28th, 2020.   As per IRCTC officials, the train will begin its …

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  • Saudi Arabia opens £6 billion high-speed train from Mecca to Medina

    Published on : Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Saudi Arabia has unveiled its £6 billion ($7.87 billion) high-speed rail service that will run between Mecca and Medina.     Mecca is the site of an annual pilgrimage for millions of Muslims as part of a sacred journey known …

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  • Northern Ireland’s trains delayed due to continuous heat waves

    Published on : Friday, June 29, 2018

    The increasing temperature continues to cause delays to Northern Ireland’s trains. The fears that railway tracks could buckle in the heat prompted Translink to introduce speed restrictions.     As the United Kingdom basks in the heatwave with the rapid …

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  • New car park opens for station users as £53million investment in railway

    Published on : Friday, June 15, 2018

    The new car park opens for use first thing on Monday, 18 June. As the new car park opens, the old one will close to allow for the new track alignment that is planned.   Motorists are being asked not …

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  • The staffers of Bangalore Metro threaten to go on strike

    Published on : Saturday, May 19, 2018

    The Namma Metro services will be affected from June 4th with the selection of BMRCL employees threatening to go on an indefinite strike after talks with the management failed.       The Bangalore Metro Rail Employees Union (BMREU) has …

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  • Japan Railway apologized after leaving 25 second early

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

     Japan Railway issued an apology after leaving 25 seconds early.     Here the railway system is famous for being consistently punctual, no more or less, leaving too soon doesn’t quite fly with authorities.     After a train left …

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  • $5bn China-funded railway will connect from Panama City to Costa Rica

    Published on : Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    A 450km rail line will be built from Panama City to the border with Costa Rica with an initial investment of around $5bn by Chinese government to increase travel and tourism.     At present, Panama has only one functioning …

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  • Ola collaborates with Indian South Central Railway to open Ola Kisoks

    Published on : Friday, March 23, 2018

    The cab service provider in India, Ola has signed a partnership with South Central Railway to facilitate the last mile connectivity for all the passengers and the tourists who like to travel by train, at three key railway stations in …

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  • Railway trips in China reached high as holiday ends

    Published on : Monday, February 26, 2018

    The railway trips in China hits a new record as the travellers returned after work after a week long Spring Festival holiday.     On Thursday, there are some 12.2 million passenger trips were made by rail. It is a …

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  • State Railway of Thailand Headquarters will soon turn into a boutique hotel

    Published on : Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    The headquarters of State Railway of Thailand will soon turn into a boutique hotel for the luxury tourists.     The State Railway of Thailand’s (SRT) headquarters is a finest example of Siamese architecture tucked behind central Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong …

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  • Sydney rail disturbance is a making problem in communication system

    Published on : Monday, January 29, 2018

    The Transport Minister of New South Wales Andrew Constance has admitted that the rail network has a “problem” with how it recovers from major incidents that is disturbing the communication system.  There are more than a dozen services were cancelled …

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  • Scotland urges to take its rail network to overcome disruptions

    Published on : Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    Scotland needs to take the control of the railway network, after it emerged more than half all the trains delays caused by the problems like faulty tracks and signaling.     More ScotRail services would be on time if the …

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  • Saudi Arabia seeking bidders to connect Red Sea with the Persian Gulf

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Saudi Arabia is planning to seek the bidders for the construction of a 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) railroad linking the Red Sea with the Persian Gulf as early as the end of this year.     This is the sign of taking …

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  • New ticketing system will ease the Hong Kong travellers

    Published on : Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Automated up-gradation system of ticketing in Hing Kong will ease to travel by railways. A recent video was posted by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, where the use of the new ticketing machines, which can scan the …

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  • Leadhills to Wanlockhead will again go to boost tourism by 2020

    Published on : Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Leadhills to Wanlockhead will again introducedLeadhills to Wanlockhead will again to connect with the mini locomotives to make this a tourism ground.     The narrow-gauge railway line between Leadhills and Wanlockhead was closed just before World War II.   …

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  • Namma Metro Stations projecting tourism of Karnataka

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

    The Tourism Department of Karnataka took Metro Stations (Namma Metro Stations) of the city as a place to promote the different tourists’ destinations that are located in the different parts of Karnataka.     The tourism department erected some architectural …

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  • Sichuan-Tibet Railway is now ready for construction

    Published on : Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    China is ready to build the world’s most dangerous railway that will run from Chengdu, capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, through Ya’an and Kangding, and enter Tibet via Qamdo.     The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the second railway …

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