Afghanistan: almost no rails
- Points system signals an alarm for sleepers. // Engineer (00137758);10/11/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7613, p18
Reports on the importance of the monitoring system for the transportation industry in Great Britain. Improvement of the rail safety; Reduction of train delays; Relevance of the points monitoring system to alarm sleepers.
- ASK TRAINS. // Trains;Jun2005, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p66
Answers several questions involving railroads in the U.S. Mechanics of picking up water from the track pans and the functionality of track pans during winter; Purpose of rails placed inside the running rails; Information on the bulk of Milwaukee Road trackage included in its integration with...
- Parking squeeze continues to derail commuters. Klein, Ed // Fairfield County Business Journal;04/16/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 16, p16
Focuses on transportation problem in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Usage of bus services to encourage rail commuting; Need for more railcars to alleviate crowded conditions; Expansion of parking spaces.
- Solution for rail freight dispute. Johnstone, Chris // Prague Business Journal;6/3/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 22, p11
Focuses on a two-terminal solution to end the Czech-Polish dispute over the international rail link between Western Europe and Asia. Development of international cargo terminals by the Polish minister; Factors considered in the selection of site for the terminals.
- Any questions? // Railways Illustrated;Jan2006, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p87
The article presents a question and a corresponding answer about railway vehicles. A reader asks the question about the coach of a railway vehicle at Eastleigh Depot, England, that was known as the 'Swedish Scrubber.'
- Passenger-km should top 40 billion. // Rail Business Intelligence;10/2/2003, Issue 207, p4
Reports on the performance of the British rail industry in the first quarter of 2003. Percentage of growth in the industry; Decline in season ticket revenue; List of rail operators in the state.
- Transport for London. // Marketing (00253650);12/14/2005, p56
The article presents questions and answers related to transportation in London, England. One person asks about the benefits of prepay cards for commuters using trains. According to the British Transport for London (TFL), there is no particular ongoing issue with the District Line, but there have...
- Building the Political Infrastructure for High Speed Rail in North America. Dunn Jr., James A.; Perl, Anthony // Transportation Quarterly;Winter96, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p5
In this paper we examine the institutional and political obstacles that have held back development of high speed rail (HSR) policies and projects in North America, and the prospects for overcoming them. We demonstrate how national level institutions in both the U.S. and Canada could sustain only...
- WE NEED CROSSRAIL. Marshall, Lord // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;2/2/2004, Issue 2599, p32
Comments on the construction of the Crossrail in London, England. Benefits of the project for commuters; Contribution of the project to tourism; Improvement in the transport system in the city.