The train that could change the way we transport people and goods

The train that could change the way we transport people and goods

Transit systems can’t do everything.And that’s why transit projects need to be big.That’s why we need big railroads to carry freight, and railroads need big airports to service planes.But those kinds of projects aren’t a necessity anymore.The world is growing more crowded.And so transit needs to be part of that growth.So transit systems can, but…

How to prevent railway fever

How to prevent railway fever

Railways in Bangladesh have been plagued by the coronavirus outbreak for months.The railway ministry has been working hard to stop the spread of the virus, but this year has been even more challenging.Bangladesh’s government has been busy with public health initiatives to fight the pandemic.The country is among the world’s largest, with more than 90…

‘Dangerous’ air pollution from trains and trainsharing in China’s coal-rich Jiangsu province

‘Dangerous’ air pollution from trains and trainsharing in China’s coal-rich Jiangsu province

Railways and train operators in China are increasingly using toxic substances and pollution to boost profits, a new report warns.The report, released today by the International Rail Transport Association (IRTA), said a growing number of operators are using “non-compete clauses” to prevent them from sharing data with regulators. The clauses prohibit operators from disclosing how many…