How a train ride ended in a train crash

How a train ride ended in a train crash

The accident in Belgium’s central railway station has sparked a train theft crisis and forced Belgium’s rail operator, Trainset, to shut down its entire fleet of trains.The train station, located in Antwerp, Belgium, is a major rail hub that serves the Dutch, French, German and Belgian borders.Train theft is a growing problem in Belgium, and…

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 report a scam

How to report a scam

A new online platform has emerged to report scams to authorities and police, offering people a tool to report potential fraudsters to the authorities.The platform, which has been launched by a group of former employees of the Bangladesh Railway Transport (BTR) and its subsidiaries, aims to make the system easier for people to report any…

How to get the new DFW rail transport deal

How to get the new DFW rail transport deal

DFW, TX, USA: The DFW Railway Transportation (DFT) has announced that it will be purchasing a 30% stake in the railroad from American Express to become a part of the railroad network.The purchase price of DFW’s 30% share in DFT will be US$100 million.This is a very good news for DFW and other railroads, as…

Why Scotland has become the new UK capital of the EU

Why Scotland has become the new UK capital of the EU

Scotland’s new “UK” capital is being hailed as a major step forward for the country, as a surge in international trade has fuelled the region’s economy.Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed the decision to become the “UK capital of Europe” on Wednesday as a “great day for Scotland”.“It is good to be a UK citizen…

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…