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…

How to get a ride on an automated train

How to get a ride on an automated train

The automated train is one of the newest and most disruptive technologies, replacing human drivers, and is already making its way to the trains in Australia.And with that comes the challenge of making sure the train can handle the workload, and that passengers can safely board the train.The most important thing about an automated railway…

When can you get your trains to a stop?

When can you get your trains to a stop?

When can I get my trains to the station?I’m stuck in a terminal with only two choices, the train is too slow or I want to leave.When do I get off?The answer depends on what you want to do.You can choose to stay and wait, or to leave and walk, but you can also choose…

Why does my train pass through the forest?

Why does my train pass through the forest?

A train travelling through the bush has stopped in the remote town of Rheindorf.A video has been released showing the moment the train stopped in front of the village in Germany.It has caused a stir on social media.One Facebook user wrote: “The train stops for no reason in Rhein, Rheinisch, Rhesia and the forest” in…

When a train leaves your car, you’re responsible for its journey

When a train leaves your car, you’re responsible for its journey

A train travelling between Sydney and Canberra could be forced to pay the freight of a $50,000 journey by way of compensation.Key points:Railway Transport Minister David Elliott says the train’s freight is a “serious problem” for commutersThe Department of Transport is currently working on how to implement the compensation scheme, which will cost the rail…

How to get a train ticket, train ticketing and more

How to get a train ticket, train ticketing and more

The UK government is cracking down on the train ticket market after a series of delays and cancellations.The latest move comes as Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced that the government is scrapping the “train ticketing rule”, which was introduced by the previous government in the early days of the Brexit negotiations.The Government is expected to…