Airlines are ready to buy trains, but demand is too high

Airlines are ready to buy trains, but demand is too high

By Peter L. Johnson and Stephen L. CookSource Fox Sports cover story Airliners are preparing to buy train technology to compete with high-speed rail and other high-capacity rail vehicles.A consortium led by the Airline Pilots Association is seeking $100 million in funding to develop a new high-frequency rail system to connect major cities.The project is…

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…

How to talk about rail transport in the US

How to talk about rail transport in the US

The phrase ‘sustainable rail transport’ is a loaded term that has become a buzzword in recent years, as the U.S. and its allies seek to tackle climate change.But what exactly does it mean and is it accurate?In this guide, we’ll delve into the term, the history of its meaning, and some of the current research…

How the railways can create an ecosystem of its own?

How the railways can create an ecosystem of its own?

Railways and air freight can create one another’s economies and economies of scale, and make the transportation network a valuable resource.They can also increase productivity and reduce cost.And they can make the transport network more transparent.For example, the railways have become a platform for transparency in supply chain management, and their capacity to monitor supply…

Why is the cost of railways transport still so high?

Why is the cost of railways transport still so high?

Railways transport technology is a powerful tool for business and governments to provide cheaper, more efficient, and more efficient rail travel.With an ageing population and high costs, rail transport is a huge cost to taxpayers, which has led to considerable debate around rail transport cost.The government of New South Wales recently announced that the average…

‘I’m going to be really honest’: Rail freight trains are not as safe as they once were

‘I’m going to be really honest’: Rail freight trains are not as safe as they once were

The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration is warning of a “significant” safety problem with train travel between two states, citing an increase in the number of fatalities and derailments on rail lines.In a report published Tuesday, the FRA said that more than 700 people died and nearly 700,000 rail injuries were caused during a 12-month period…

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…

How to buy a train ticket in the Irish rail system

How to buy a train ticket in the Irish rail system

Railway transport companies in Ireland are scrambling to attract customers as the railways struggle to compete with global rail firms.Railway transport company MTN and its subsidiary NMT are looking to build a $15 billion, 40,000-kilometre railway in Co Wicklow that would connect the southern city of Londonderry to Cork.MTN has said the route could eventually…