Which trains will the TTC ride on next?

Transit service is a major focus of the city’s transit plan. But that’s not all.“It’s about getting people from point A to point B in a sustainable manner,” Mayor John Tory said Wednesday at a press conference.The TTC is also looking at whether the rapid transit network can be scaled up and upgraded to accommodate more…

What happens if a rail transport model fails?

What happens if a rail transport model fails?

Posted September 25, 2018 04:13:33Rail transport models that require more than one rail carrier to move a given number of trains have been criticised by transport experts.Key points:The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) said the models were “not fit for purpose”The model had been recommended by a parliamentary committeeThe model, which has been criticised for…

How to find the best rail transport rates

How to find the best rail transport rates

Australia has more rail fares than any other country in the world.And you won’t find a higher-cost option in the country, which is why many travellers would rather travel on an express train than a private car.But how do you find the cheapest train fares in the most congested city in the continent?We looked at…

Kazakhstan: Railway Transportation Agency to issue new rules

Kazakhstan: Railway Transportation Agency to issue new rules

Kazakhstan is considering new rules for the transport of passenger trains, including restrictions on their movement through restricted areas, according to the country’s railway transportation agency.The transport agency’s executive director, Zafar Mammadov, told reporters Thursday that the agency had received a request from the Ministry of Transport and Transportation for a regulation to be published…

What are the future rail transport solutions?

What are the future rail transport solutions?

Transport solutions have changed drastically over the past 30 years, from the railways to the tramways to buses and trams, and the future is much more likely to involve private investment in transport.But a few key issues remain.1.Infrastructure is critical The railways are now the main link in the infrastructure chain, with an estimated annual…

What is the difference between rail transport and railway car transport?

What is the difference between rail transport and railway car transport?

Railway transport cost is the cost incurred by a railway company when transporting goods from one station to another, according to the Transport Research Laboratory, a government-funded think tank.The cost is calculated based on the actual journey times, freight costs and freight volume of a journey.In railway transport costs, the amount spent on fuel, passengers…

Scotland’s rail transport plan is ‘unworkable’ after Wales and Northern Ireland refuse

Scotland’s rail transport plan is ‘unworkable’ after Wales and Northern Ireland refuse

Rail transport was one of the key issues that the Scottish government faced in its Brexit negotiations with the UK government, according to a draft of its first Brexit strategy.The document, seen by Reuters, proposes a £2bn investment in the railways in Scotland, and a £7bn increase in rail travel in Northern Ireland.Scotland’s government said…

Why railroads need a mobile phone in trains

Why railroads need a mobile phone in trains

Railway passengers are already using their mobile phones to travel between stations, and now a new technology could help train operators connect them with the railway network.It’s called a “railcar transporter”, and it lets them connect the trains of two railcars together.And the concept has been created by a team of scientists and engineers from…