East Somerset Railway brings 1952 locomotive back into service
England, 06/24/2017, Via: www.bbc.com. A steam engine, brought back to life by volunteers at the East Somerset Railway, has returned to service after a 52-year absence from the railways.

A beautiful “canopy of light” resurrects the Guangzhou East Railway Station
China, 06/24/2017, Via: inhabitat.com. Inhabitat One of the biggest railway terminals in China recently received an extensive renovation that shelters the main entrance with a beautiful “canopy of light ...

'It's overwhelming': Decatur Union Depot Museum opens to tell city's
AL, 06/24/2017, Via: www.decaturdaily.com. The Decatur Daily Former depot employee Richard Branum, middle, attends the Decatur Union Depot Museum opening Friday. More photos and video at ...

All aboard for model railroading open house
WI, 06/23/2017, Via: journaltimes.com. Oak Creek resident Shawn Hoppert, 27, runs his engine at the Tri-County Model Railroad Club, celebrating 50 years with an open house at their ...

Demonstrators oppose cuts to Amtrak
MN, 06/23/2017, Via: www.kare11.com. ST. PAUL, Minn. - Amtrak supporters rallied Friday morning against proposed cuts to the government owned railroad proposed by President Trump.

4 Via Rail trains moving along Kingston corridor after delays due to
ON, 06/23/2017, Via: www.cbc.ca. CBC.ca Four Via Rail trains are on the move again after they were stalled along the Canadian National Railway's Kingston corridor because of flooding on the ...

Churchill, Man., leaders demand rail line fix as food prices soar
MB, 06/23/2017, Via: www.ctvnews.ca. Part of the rail line from southern Manitoba to isolated Churchill, Man., was washed out in the spring. The Denver-based company that owns it, ...

Watch: An Irish Rail train from Galway was delayed but a band was on hand
Irleand, 06/23/2017, Via: www.irishmirror.ie. Irish Mirror Here's a video of the moment that a Galway band decided to entertain passengers in Dublin's Heuston Station after the train was delayed for 20 ...

Model railroaders celebrate 25th anniversary at depot
NC, 06/23/2017, Via: www.hendersonvillelightning.com. “This depot was built in 1902,” said Apple Valley Model Railroad Club President Larry Morton. “The Southern Railway was the big railroad company in ...

June 30, 1908: The first South Shore train arrives in South Bend
IL, 06/22/2017, Via: www.southbendtribune.com. The first car of the Chicago, Lake Shore & South Bend Railroad (later renamed the ... Here is the news article from the next day's South Bend Tribune.

Calgary Transit rolls out light-rail inspection car
AB, 06/22/2017, Via: www.progressiverailroading.com. Rail News Leader - Progressive Railroading. 5. KEY PR .... Rail News Home Maintenance Of Way. 6/22/2017. Rail News: Maintenance Of Way ...

WATCH: First 'Bullet' train arrives in Cornwall
England, 06/22/2017, Via: www.piratefm.co.uk. Almost 100 are being built for Great Western Railway, using Japanese bullet train technology. This fleet includes 36 new trains to connect London to ...

Lake Shore Railway Museum acquires another GE locomotive
PA, 06/22/2017, Via: www.goerie.com. The GE Transportation Dash-7 locomotive becomes 8th unit in the “Locomotives that Dad & Grandpa Built” collection. It weighs 140 tons. It's painted ...

A living tunnel takes root at the Esplanade Scenic Railway
New Zealand, 06/22/2017, Via: www.stuff.co.nz. The 20-metre long structure, which straddles a curve in the tracks behind the Scenic Railway engine shed, is woven together, Murphy said, "from a ...

Chailey
England, 06/22/2017, Via: www.midsussextimes.co.uk. MODEL RAILWAY WEEKEND: is at the Bluebell Railway this weekend (Saturday and Sunday June 24 and 25). Model and miniature railway displays ...

Museum-bound bullet train turns heads on Niigata streets
JP, 06/22/2017, Via: mainichi.jp. A "Max" E4 model Shinkansen bullet train is seen on the streets of Niigata's Akiha Ward during the predawn hours of June 21, 2017. (Mainichi).

Alberta Railway Museum steam locomotive coming out of retirement for Canada
AB, 06/21/2017, Via: edmontonjournal.com. Edmonton Journal A crew of volunteers and workers with Inter-Rail Transport load a 1913 vintage locomotive on to a truck at the Alberta Railway Museum in Edmonton, ...

Airdrie's Iron Horse Park celebrating 20th anniversary with trip to Banff
AB, 06/21/2017, Via: www.thecragandcanyon.ca. The miniature train park is filled with trains, tracks and landscapes that ... “We've wanted to continue our model train hobby and share it with the public.

Scenic train rides start this weekend
MN, 06/21/2017, Via: www.duluthnewstribune.com. By News Tribune Today at 4:45 p.m. ... The train rides along the St. Louis River in western Duluth last about 1 hour, 50 minutes and depart from 7100 ...

Bombardier on track for record sale of new Aventra trains
England, 06/21/2017, Via: www.telegraph.co.uk. Bombardier has landed its biggest ever contract for its Aventra trains, with an order for 750 engines and carriages from the new operators of Britain's ...

HS2 commitment confirmed in Queen's Speech
England, 06/21/2017, Via: www.railnews.co.uk. THE new Government says it intends to continue with work on HS2, including Phase 2a to Manchester, which it describes as the 'next leg'.

'It's fixable': Colorado motorcyclists ride rail line to Churchill
MB, 06/21/2017, Via: www.cbc.ca. Train to Churchill suspended after 'catastrophic' flood damage to track ... a restaurant manager showed the two men a news story about the rail line ...

Bombardier deals trains and planes on a big day for the transport giant
ON, 06/21/2017, Via: www.canadianmanufacturing.com. TORONTO—Bombardier made a couple of big splashes June 20 when it signed a letter of intent for 50 turboprops and a contract for 750 train cars.

Battle for control of toy train company Hornby triggers full takeover offer
England, 06/21/2017, Via: www.telegraph.co.uk. A battle to control the world's most famous toy train maker looks to have ended with a £27.4m offer for Hornby. The train set and model company's ...

Hornby says its turnaround is right on track - but scraps its dividend
England, 06/21/2017, Via: www.cityam.com. City A.M. Model railway maker Hornby is confident there'll be no derailment, despite its troubles: it said trading is in line with expectations as its turnaround plan ...

Sask. RCMP officer stops train heading toward vehicle on tracks
SK, 06/21/2017, Via: www.cbc.ca. The vehicle ended up on the railway tracks and when the officer ... officer grabbed her flashlight and started running toward the train to get it to stop.

Train car filled with plastic beads derails in Boulder
CO, 06/20/2017, Via: www.9news.com. KUSA - The train that derailed in Boulder on Tuesday afternoon was carrying plastic beads -- a non-hazardous material -- according to police. Hazmat ...

Photos from the ground tell different story about Hudson Bay railway
MB, 06/20/2017, Via: www.winnipegfreepress.com. Winnipeg Free Press Exactly how badly damaged is the Hudson Bay Railway? ... "new" photos to Global News that showed two washed-out sections of the line surrounded ...

Railway engineers had nine seconds to escape 67mph train
England, 06/20/2017, Via: www.bbc.com. Two railway engineers had nine seconds to climb on to a platform to escape a train travelling at 67mph following a "breakdown in communications".

Michael Portillo back on track as he explores India's railways
India, 06/20/2017, Via: www.newsandstar.co.uk. The 64-year-old politician turned presenter has already enjoyed success with Great British Railway Journeys, Great Continental Railway Journeys ...

Almost 50 trains cancelled and dozens more delayed as rails risk buckling
England, 06/20/2017, Via: www.mirror.co.uk. Mirror.co.uk Furious passengers took to social media to vent their frustration as Network Rail imposed speed restrictions as direct sunshine threatened to buckle ...

South West trains contract destined for Germany awarded to Bombardier in
England, 06/20/2017, Via: www.theguardian.com. The Guardian The transport minister, Paul Maynard, said: “This multimillion-pound investment in a new fleet of British-built trains is excellent news for South West ...

Southern drivers reject £75000 pay deal and reinstate overtime ban
England, 06/20/2017, Via: www.standard.co.uk. A £75,000-a-year pay deal for Southern Railway train drivers to try to settle a 15-month dispute has been turned down, company chiefs said today.

Epic train journey carves path through scenic and historic Quebec region
QC, 06/20/2017, Via: www.ctvnews.ca. With Canada marking its sesquicentennial year, a visit to explore the centuries-old wonder of Québec City and a ride on the Charlevoix Train are ideal ...

Museum's caboose exhibit features scale model railroad
VA, 06/19/2017, Via: www.yourgv.com. Museum's caboose exhibit features scale model railroad ... Central to the exhibit, located inside the caboose, is an HO scale railroad featuring two ...

Why are trains cancelled when the weather gets too hot?
England, 06/19/2017, Via: www.ipswichstar.co.uk. The truth is, they do. However, in countries which have been traditionally hotter than ours, rails are stressed to be able to withstand higher ...

Rail museum goes full steam ahead to draw visitors
India, 06/19/2017, Via: timesofindia.indiatimes.com. CHENNAI: How many of you know the coaches of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway have a braking system which is similar to the handbrake of your car?

CP Rail moves locomotive landmark to Ogden headquarters
AB, 06/18/2017, Via: www.cbc.ca. CP Rail moves locomotive landmark to Ogden headquarters ... MORE CALGARY NEWS | 'We've come a long way': Single Calgary oilpatch dad ...

Man versus machine as runners race train on North York Moors Railway
England, 06/18/2017, Via: www.yorkshirepost.co.uk. The sight of commuters dashing for a train is not uncommon, but these runners took it a new level when they raced a train along the North York Moors ...

GE signs $575m agreement to develop railway infrastructure in Egypt - Daily
Egypt, 06/18/2017, Via: dailynewsegypt.com. Daily News Egypt General Electric (GE) has signed a cooperation agreement worth $575m with the Egyptian Ministry of Transport and the Egyptian National Railways ...

Train set connects 3 generations
CA, 06/18/2017, Via: www.dailyrepublic.com. FAIRFIELD — Charles Macklin was 12 years old when he got his first train set. Little did he know that the Lionel train with its black diesel engine would ...

On Father's Day, reflecting on my own dad
, 06/17/2017, Via: www.theintell.com. His Christmas model railroad platforms were a work of art. At our kitchen table, he crafted his own miniature buildings, including tiny store windows ...

Indiana Transportation Museum To Sue Port Authority
IN, 06/17/2017, Via: indianapublicmedia.org. It closed them and suspended train operations three days before the 2016 State Fair – in spite of an earlier Federal Railroad Administration inspection ...

Volunteers continue labor of love with Toppenish museum steam locomotive
WA, 06/17/2017, Via: www.yakimaherald.com. David Pankey stands in front of a 115-year-old steam engine at the Northern Pacific Railway Museum in Toppenish, Wash., Friday, June 16, 2017.

Two trains end up on same track at Hua Lamphong
Thailand, 06/17/2017, Via: www.bangkokpost.com. Two empty passenger trains push up against each other as they arrive on the same switching track at Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok on Saturday ...

Alishan forest railway closes Sunday due to heavy rain
Taiwan, 06/17/2017, Via: www.taiwannews.com.tw. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All lines of the Alishan forest railway will be closed as the heavy rain continues to strike southern Taiwan, said the Taiwan ...

Railway Track Near London Tower Blaze Closed Due to Debris Risk
England, 06/17/2017, Via: www.news18.com. London: A railway track which lies in the shadow of a London tower block gutted by a deadly blaze this week was closed on Saturday as the fire ...

Tunisian driver stops train -- to buy peaches
Tunasia, 06/17/2017, Via: www.business-standard.com. Tunisia's national railway company said today that it had opened an investigation after a video emerged online showing a driver apparently stopping a ...

Chaos at Swindon station after train fire
England, 06/17/2017, Via: www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Firefighters were called at 9:31 this morning after reports of a fire in a railway train engine. Three crews from Swindon and Strattor fire stations rushed ...

'Night at Railroad Museum' is Saturday in North East
PA, 06/17/2017, Via: www.goerie.com. NORTH EAST — The public is invited to spend a “Night at the Railroad Museum” at the Lake Shore Railway Museum in North East on Saturday.