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…

Kazakhstan’s railway transport issue: How to track and investigate rail transport

Kazakhstan’s railway transport issue: How to track and investigate rail transport

Kazakhstan’s government has announced it will start collecting data on rail transport, a move aimed at improving its public transport system.According to Kazakhstan Railways, a new portal on its website will allow people to track, compare and understand how the country’s rail system works, as well as track progress towards the government’s goal of reducing…

How the Kazakh Railroads will change the world

How the Kazakh Railroads will change the world

Kazakhstan’s railways have changed the way we travel.It’s been 20 years since the country first opened its first rail link to the outside world.Now, more than a decade later, Kazakhstan’s rail system is poised to become the world’s largest.The government is building a $1.2 trillion rail network in order to expand capacity and provide better…

How to stop the Taliban and rebuild the Tajik railway

How to stop the Taliban and rebuild the Tajik railway

Railroads, like all other modern technology, have a finite lifespan.Their popularity wanes with every passing year.For decades the Tajomys have been on a slow-down cycle of modernization and modernization-induced decline.Tajomics leaders have been talking up the railways as a means to rebuild the country and improve their lives, but that is only half of the…