‘I’m going to be really honest’: Rail freight trains are not as safe as they once were

‘I’m going to be really honest’: Rail freight trains are not as safe as they once were

The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration is warning of a “significant” safety problem with train travel between two states, citing an increase in the number of fatalities and derailments on rail lines.In a report published Tuesday, the FRA said that more than 700 people died and nearly 700,000 rail injuries were caused during a 12-month period…

Which of Russia’s railway transports are at the core of the Russian rail transport industry?

Which of Russia’s railway transports are at the core of the Russian rail transport industry?

The Russian railways, in particular, are often considered the engines of growth for the country’s economy.They provide cheap, reliable and convenient transportation of freight, passengers and goods across vast distances.Russia’s railroads have been an important player in the global economy since the late 19th century.Today, they transport more than 100 billion passengers annually and support…

How to get to your next show without spending a fortune

How to get to your next show without spending a fortune

Transportation company Transport Canada is offering a discount to anyone who pays for their ticket online, and that’s not all it offers. There are many ways to get around the country. You can pay by phone, or with a credit card. Or you can pay for your tickets by credit card, and pay online.For the latest news and…

How to safely operate a modern railway transport enginee

How to safely operate a modern railway transport enginee

When you’re driving a modern rail transport engine, the main thing you should do is be aware of the traffic conditions and avoid accidents.You may be surprised to know that modern rail vehicles are actually very safe in some conditions.Modern railway transport engines are designed to run on water, and the engines operate using an…

How to read the signs of congestion in your city

How to read the signs of congestion in your city

In my new column, I’m exploring the signs and warnings of traffic congestion.And, of course, I want to talk about the most interesting signs of traffic in your cities.What’s the first sign you notice?The first sign that you notice is that people are using the bus or the subway.You’ll notice that even in the biggest…

Why Scotland has become the new UK capital of the EU

Why Scotland has become the new UK capital of the EU

Scotland’s new “UK” capital is being hailed as a major step forward for the country, as a surge in international trade has fuelled the region’s economy.Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed the decision to become the “UK capital of Europe” on Wednesday as a “great day for Scotland”.“It is good to be a UK citizen…

How to get to Canada from the US for cheap on the railroads

How to get to Canada from the US for cheap on the railroads

Transporting goods and people across Canada on the Canadian high-speed railway has become the norm for thousands of families, with companies like RailLink and Bombardier offering low-cost travel.Here’s what you need to know.Key points: Canada’s railways have a long history of service to rural communities, but the government is building a $1.6-billion network of high-frequency…

When Russia’s oil is gone, Kazakhstan can take its place

When Russia’s oil is gone, Kazakhstan can take its place

Kazakhstan has been forced to step up oil production to try to survive, but there’s a long way to go before the country can take on the threat posed by the Russian oil industry.The country’s president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has been promising the country would produce 30 billion cubic meters of oil a year by 2020.That’s…

How to Save the Planet: What’s the Latest?

How to Save the Planet: What’s the Latest?

“The train was a very small part of the journey,” said Ms Ritchie, who said it would be “a shame” if a passenger suffered a head injury.“It’s a shame it took this long,” she added. “Ahead of Christmas, we should be investing in rail so we can get our children on the train and get…