When trains crash, how much does your train fare go up?

When trains crash, how much does your train fare go up?

On Sunday, a freight train derailed in Sydney, leaving more than 30 people injured, and the NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance, said it had been caused by “poor design” and “poor maintenance”.“It was a tragic accident and the people on board are obviously devastated,” Mr Constance said on Sunday.“There are some really difficult questions to…

Railways transport image: The new fleet is ready to go

Railways transport image: The new fleet is ready to go

Railways Transport Group is the new transport group tasked with modernising the railways network.It’s a big project.The group will work on a range of transport projects, including:The company is currently looking at a range to upgrade the fleet of train services, with an eye to making trains a better choice for passengers.It will also look…

When do the US economy really start to recover?

When do the US economy really start to recover?

The US economy began to slow in the third quarter of 2017, a period that has seen the first decline in growth in the past two years.The weak performance has led some economists to conclude that the US economic recovery is now over.A report released Monday by economists at the National Bureau of Economic Research…

The Latest on trains that can run on rails

The Latest on trains that can run on rails

A railway transportation technology company is touting a new rail locomotive with the potential to change the way we get around.The company says the new locomotive can move up to 70 miles per hour, and is designed to be lighter than existing train technology.The new design can travel at speeds up to 65 mph, making…

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…