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…

Rail and rail transport: New Zealand’s New Zealand Railways will run a $2 billion project by 2020

Rail and rail transport: New Zealand’s New Zealand Railways will run a $2 billion project by 2020

The Government has announced the New Zealand Railway will invest $2.2 billion over the next five years to upgrade its fleet of passenger trains, a move that will see the nation’s railway be among the busiest in the world.Key points:The Government says it wants the New England-based railways to be among its top international competitors…

The railway transportation technology scam

The railway transportation technology scam

The railway transport technology scam has been affecting Indian railways for quite some time.The scam involves rail travel companies, often using fake documents, to claim that they are offering a safe, hassle free, and cheap rail travel option.The scams can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.In recent years, there have been a number of cases…

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…

How to navigate Kazakhstan rail transport in a hurry

KAZAKHSTAN (AP) There’s a bit of an international rush to get to the northern part of the Kazakhstan capital, Astana, where the capital’s train system is already under construction.A couple dozen trucks of construction equipment and trailers have set off from Astana on a bus, and the first few passengers on the bus have left.But…

Why are there so many rail transport pollution cases?

Why are there so many rail transport pollution cases?

A new report finds that rail transport costs have risen as pollution increases.The study, published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, finds that pollution on the rails is expected to cost an average of $10.5 billion a year.The cost of air pollution on a railroad has been rising since 1980, when an average…

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…