How to build a rail transportation solution

How to build a rail transportation solution

Transport for NSW has released the second phase of a rail transport solution that it hopes will help reduce congestion on regional rail networks.Key points:Transport for NSW’s second phase includes a new rail corridor between Werribee and ManlyTransport Minister Nick Smith says the new route will increase capacity and reduce travel timesFor more stories like…

Why are trains so packed with luggage?

Why are trains so packed with luggage?

The number of trains loaded with luggage in Japan has more than doubled in the past decade, and Japan’s transport minister says it’s due to the country’s booming economy.“The railways have more than tripled in size since 2007, and there’s no end to the luggage that is being transported,” Shigeru Miyamoto said Tuesday at a…

When trains hit the rails: Train collisions on the move

When trains hit the rails: Train collisions on the move

Transport Canada has announced new rules for trains, saying they are to be more closely monitored, especially after a deadly derailment in the province’s northeast in October.The agency said the rule changes will “provide increased safety and security to train operations.”The new rules, announced on Wednesday, will require all trains to have collision warning lights,…

The Great Australian Rail Disaster

The Great Australian Rail Disaster

article Transport safety expert Professor David Aylward of the University of New South Wales has described the Great Australian Railway Disaster (GARD) as “one of the worst disasters in human history”.Professor Aylwards paper is titled The Great Australians Railway Disaster: the Australian rail disaster that changed the world.He has compiled a timeline of events in…

How to use Google Maps for real estate exploration

How to use Google Maps for real estate exploration

Transportation and shipping are becoming more of a priority for real-estate investors, but it may not be a wise investment if you don’t know the geography and history of the region you’re looking to buy.The maps below, created by Google Maps expert and former Google employee Dan Schulman, offer a helpful overview of major travel…

How to pay for your ticket? This

How to pay for your ticket? This

explains how to pay with bitcoin article A couple of weeks ago, I went to the train station and bought my ticket for a train to Kazakhstan.The train was running on time.And I thought it would be a good idea to buy some bitcoins for my wallet. But what if I don’t have any bitcoins?And what…

Why Indian Railways is looking for the next big trainee

Why Indian Railways is looking for the next big trainee

India’s railways will be hiring the next trainee in 2019, a key decision that has raised concerns among the country’s private sector leaders.The country’s largest private railway operator, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), has been trying to recruit trainee trainees for over a year, but the recruitment process has faced resistance from the industry, with some…

How much does the railways cost?

How much does the railways cost?

The railway transport cost is one of the key factors that determine how much the railway fares are.The total cost of the journey depends on the speed of the train, how many people are on board, and the number of coaches.As a general rule, it ranges between Rs 1,000 and Rs 2,000 per kilometre.The train…

How to get around Mongolia: train, bus, bike, bicycle tour

How to get around Mongolia: train, bus, bike, bicycle tour

Travelling by train, bike or car is the preferred mode of transport for most Mongolians.The railway transport definition in the Mongolian Railway Transport Act defines railway transport as a mode of transportation by a train, tram or bus that is used for one or more purposes, such as: moving freight or passengers; moving people or…