rail transport

Judges Ground High-Speed Train Project in Italy

February 27, 2013, 6:12 am

Italian judges halted a high-profile transport project amidst allegations of widespread corruption a month ago, but repercussions are still gathering pace.

Making a Living on India’s Trains

February 7, 2013, 7:00 am

Impoverished families often turn to vending and performing on India’s trains. Railway vendors now seek licensing to legitimize their profession.

Money and Time Wasted on Railroad Projects, Finds Inspector

October 4, 2012, 4:01 pm

Workers on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) cost the agency an extra $160,000 in labor costs at one small work site by arriving late, leaving early, and claiming to work [...]

Governor-General’s Train for Thought

July 2, 2012, 8:22 am

The most luxurious train in Australia, displayed at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.

China’s Rail Minister Could Face Prosecution

May 29, 2012, 8:11 pm

China’s former rail minister, Liu Zhijun, will face prosecution over allegations of corruption, the country’s leadership has announced.

Grand Central Terminal Courts High-Profile Tenants

May 21, 2012, 10:05 pm

Two spaces never offered before to a permanent tenant are up for grabs, the MTA announced Monday.

Italy’s New Ferrari Train Breaks Railway Monopoly

May 1, 2012, 1:07 pm

Europe’s first privately owned, high-speed train is in business. Italo started running on Sunday with its maiden voyage from Naples, Italy.

Contaminants Halt RailCorp Bush Work

February 22, 2012, 10:06 am

The government has immediately stopped volunteer bush rejuvenation efforts from individuals and community groups within Bushcare.

China's High-Speed Rail Under Fire

March 17, 2011, 9:04 pm

China’s huge high-speed rail system is plagued by corruption, high debt, and safety concerns.


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