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…

Why Israeli trains won’t stop at the airport

Why Israeli trains won’t stop at the airport

It’s a new year and Israel is getting ready to embark on a new round of rail-ticketing initiatives, one that has the potential to transform the way Israelis travel from city to city.But this time around, the goal is to boost passenger numbers at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.The idea is to expand the rail…

“Fury: Railway Fever” train deaths spike on Amtrak train

“Fury: Railway Fever” train deaths spike on Amtrak train

Amtrak is working to ease the toll of the deadliest derailment in its history.On Friday, Amtrak said it had received a record number of rail injuries.The accident on Friday was the deadliest since the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in 2012 that killed more than 50 people.The new accident was also the worst in…

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…

When train travel is no longer a rail journey, it’s an Uber service

When train travel is no longer a rail journey, it’s an Uber service

Transport for NSW has introduced a new rail transport service called UberX that lets people travel on train services between different stations and platforms.The new service, which allows riders to book a journey between Sydney’s Kings Cross and Circular Quay stations, has been launched in partnership with train operator Paragon.The new service will allow riders…

Railroading: Is it really so dangerous?

Railroading: Is it really so dangerous?

Railway fever has taken over the country.With it comes the question of the dangers of running a railway and the consequences of railroading on rail and truck drivers.What are the dangers?What are its hazards?How should a railway company operate in the 21st century?I. The Railroaded Railway and Trucking Industry and its Impact on Drivers in…