The Great Australian Rail Disaster

The Great Australian Rail Disaster

article Transport safety expert Professor David Aylward of the University of New South Wales has described the Great Australian Railway Disaster (GARD) as “one of the worst disasters in human history”.Professor Aylwards paper is titled The Great Australians Railway Disaster: the Australian rail disaster that changed the world.He has compiled a timeline of events in…

Which country has the best rail system?

Which country has the best rail system?

Railway transportation costs have been in the headlines recently after an Australian government report revealed that the average train travel time was more than three times longer than in the United States.But it was the cost of freight railroads that caught our eye.The average train ride cost an average of $12,000, with an average daily…

Why are there only 2 Indian railways?

Why are there only 2 Indian railways?

Why are the two Indian railways still there?The railways have been in existence for nearly a century now, and were built by the British as part of the National System of Railway Transport (NST) to provide safe and reliable transport across the country.The railways were created by the Indian government in 1919 under the NST…