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Rail Transport in Japan  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. General. Industry structure. How is the ...


Rail Transport in India  Lexology

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Rail Transport in the USA  Lexology

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Rail Transport in Germany  Lexology

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Rail Transport - Getting The Deal Through  Lexology

Rail Transport provides a comprehensive overview of the laws and regulations affecting the rail transport industry worldwide. Written by local experts in key ...


Rail freight traffic continues decline  RailwayAge Magazine

North American carload and intermodal traffic again declined compared to 2018, according to figures for the week ending March 16, 2019 released by the ...


From road pricing to rail freight: Why slashing transport emissions is not as simple as going electric  www.businessgreen.com

New Aldersgate Group report warns 'whole system approach' that integrates action on road, rail and public transport will be necessary to cut setcor's carbon ...


Transport Ministry to introduce licenses for electric train operators  ThaiVisa News

Transport Ministry to introduce licenses for electric train operatorstewit kemtong NONTHABURI, 22 March 2019 (NNT) - The Ministry of Transport plans to ...


World rail freight news round-up  Railway Gazette International

Following testing, on February 20 Hupac Intermodal launched a five times per week *service* carrying semitrailers from Antwerpen to Barcelona Morrot in...


The true cost of Gladys Berejiklian's vision for NSW rail transport  Architecture and Design

Facing a tough state election this Saturday, NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian is still pushing her recently announced expensive, ambitious transport strategy, ...


Rail freight transport vital to Amsterdam port companies  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The rail freight transport breakfast session took place on Wednesday, 6 March 2018. Port of Amsterdam organised this session for clients and stakeholders who.


Belarus, Georgia and Azerbaijan to mull possibility of freight transport by rail  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Trend Belarus, Georgia and Azerbaijan will work on the possibility of organizing railway container traffic on Tbilisi -


Next step toward paperless freight traffic Europe  RailFreight.com

A next step towards paperless rail freight transport in Europe has been taken. On 12 March, the European Parliament proposed a new regulation for the ...


Inland rail freight savings of additional $70 million a year in NSW alone worth multi-billion dollar outlay, CSIRO finds  ABC News

Shifting agricultural freight from road to inland rail could save an additional tens of millions of dollars a year in transport costs, according to a study by the CSIRO.


Rail freight in Australia: Real trains, not road trains  Global Railway Review

Dean Dalla Valle, CEO of Pacific National and Chair of FORG, explains why he is determined to help give rail freight a stronger voice.


Scottish freight community plans to boost freight across the network  Global Railway Review

Transport Scotland called on Network Rail to grow rail freight over the next control period, and so a growth programme has been created.


Our real rail transport needs  The Recorder

Our real transport needs The issue of high Amtrak fares is a legitimate concern. Although lower fares would be welcomed, they are not the only issue for local ...


I knew nothing about Qianhai rail link plan, development chief admits  South China Morning Post

Secretary for Development Michael Wong says he only learned about the scheme when it was revealed in the news. Qianhai authorities have not officially ...


Easter 2019 Transport Disruption: Which Train Lines, Tubes And Stations Are Closed This Bank Holiday Weekend  Londonist

Easter weekend 2019 is Friday 19-Monday 22 April 2019. As with most bank holidays, there are planned closures and engineering works on railways and tube ...


State-of-the-art rail terminal to improve Genk-Antwerp rail connection  Global Railway Review

The H.Essers Railport Genk rail terminal will be used to improve the rail freight connection between Genk and Antwerp-Ghent-Zeebrugge.


Seattle-area light rail, transportation plan busting $54B budget  Construction Dive

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly *content*.


Train War Goes Off the Rails—And Onto Twitter  The Wall Street Journal

A long-running battle between Amtrak and freight railroad Norfolk Southern over train delays has entered a new phase of hostilities: fighting about tweets.


Local leaders cooling to Boring Company tunnel promises  Ars Technica

Virginia state transit officials are telling The Boring Company "thanks but no thanks," at least for now. The Virginia Mercury reported yesterday that the state's ...


Lineas CEO: running trains should be as easy as trucks  RailFreight.com

To make the railway the backbone of the European transport network, driving a train must become as easy as driving a truck. Furthermore, a level playing field ...


Rail passengers and taxpayers 'paying price for DoT failures'  The Guardian

Rail passengers and taxpayers are paying the price of costly mismanagement of the railways by the Department for Transport, according to a scathing report.


Australia's inland rail freight savings of additional $70 million a year in NSW alone  FreshPlaza.com

FreshPlaza, portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.


This is where Iowa roads and railways are closed due to flooding  Des Moines Register

The Iowa DOT has reported nearly 60 flood-related road closures since March 13. As waters have receded, that number had dwindled to 17 as of Thursday.


Carrie Lam ready to get tough with MTR, as fine looms for rail giant  South China Morning Post

MTR apologises to city residents as trains involved in Monday's accident removed from main tracks, as authorities confirm that rail giant will be fined.


Institute of Rail Transport Admission 2019 starts for Transport Economics and Management: Eligibility criteria, steps to apply  India Today

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the Institute of Rail Transport (IRT) admissions before April 30, 2019 at irt-india.com or indianrailways.gov.in.


How a Train Through Paradise Turned Into a $9 Billion Debacle  The Wall Street Journal

In a project that has tallied one of America's biggest transit cost overruns, Honolulu officials rushed construction of an elevated railroad before finishing key steps ...


Is High-Speed Rail on the Rocks?  Natural Resources Defense Council

California's proposed bullet train is in trouble, while a Texas project is meeting resistance. What's going on?


Tottenham Hotspur station? Some hate it, but branding the railways is nothing new  The Guardian

From Daimler Halt to Singer station, corporate giants of the past left their imprint on the transport network, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack.


Bus ridership slide continues, will it recover with rail  KHON2

Public transportation usage on Oahu is down millions of rides a year, this as the feds tell me Honolulu has to deliver on projected rail ridership set a long time ...


HS2 gives the game away: the plan for northern towns is managed decline  The Guardian

The high-speed rail network may never be built any further north than Birmingham. It is utterly nonsensical, says freelance writer Lynsey Hanley.


Sweet Inland Rail freight savings for hort, processed foods  North Queensland Register

Big freight savings are expected for horticultural and processed foods such as dairy and chilled meat that use the Inland Rail, according to CSIRO's TraNSIT ...


UP cabinet approves Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Rapid Rail Transport System  Business Standard

Read more about UP cabinet approves Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Rapid Rail Transport System on Business Standard. The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet chaired by ...


Four-hour Edinburgh-London train journeys delayed until 2021  The Scotsman

Speeding up Edinburgh-London rail journeys to four hours has been delayed because upgrading of the East Coast main line has not been completed.


Rail freight traffic on downward trend  RailwayAge Magazine

North American carload and intermodal traffic continued to decline compared to 2018, according to figures for the week ending March 9, 2019, the Association of ...


Rail freight traffic drop: Weather, or economic and trade-related uncertainty?  RailwayAge Magazine

Rail freight traffic for the month of February 2019 and the week ending March 2, 2019 declined, according to Association of American Railroads figures.


Broad gauge freight route to Wien is 'crucial', says RZD  Railway Gazette International

INTERNATIONAL: Russian Railways Chief Executive Oleg Belozerov says that the company is wrestling with growth rates of 30% in a year in transit...


Cape Town pushing to take over management of rail infrastructure  Business Day

The city has said it wants to take over the management of commuter rail to avert the 'total collapse' of rail services.


Officials think Virginia should stick with railways and roads after checking out Elon Musk tunnel  Daily Mail

Virginia transit officials have said the state should stick with traditional railways and roads for now after checking out a tunnel dug by Elon Musk's Boring ...


European rail freight: 30 per cent modal share by 2030  Global Railway Review

Today, 75 per cent of all freight transport in Europe is carried by road. This high dependency on trucking directly translates into a yearly emission of 275 million ...


Two found dead on east London rail tracks  The Guardian

Two people have been found dead on railway tracks in east London after they were electrocuted on the line. Police are investigating whether they were graffiti ...


Viterra to transition to road transport for movement of all grain on Eyre Peninsula  ABC News

Grain handling group Viterra has announced it will not renew its contract with rail company Genesee and Wyoming Australia (GWA) at the end of May for grain ...


Train punctuality standards to be tightened  BBC News

Train times will be recorded to the minute at every stop in an attempt to improve train punctuality.


History of Railway Transportation in Turkey - is rayhab  RaillyNews

highway, railway and cable car news more than 60.000, 8 years of uninterrupted *service* we provide and the results of the tender for the History of Railway ...


Two GOP bills seek to redirect federal funds from California high-speed rail project  CNBC

Two House bills introduced this month by Republicans from California seek to redirect federal funds from the state's high-speed rail project and use the money ...


No-deal Brexit could threaten Channel rail freight  Railnews

THE Rail Freight Group is putting pressure on the European Commission to improve the measures it is taking to safeguard rail services through the Channel ...


Small inland terminals lose traffic to large European hubs  RailFreight.com

While some European hubs are growing in terms of freight traffic volumes, this leads to the marginalisation of some smaller, inland terminals. Truckers rather opt ...


Only minor injuries reported after freight train/semi crash in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

No one was seriously injured when a freight train struck a semi truck Friday morning in Oconomowoc. The crash took place near Maxim's restaurant, 115 E.


Belke joins Strategic Rail Finance  RailwayAge Magazine

Strategic Rail Finance (SRF) has named rail industry veteran Carl Belke as Executive Consultant in the firm's Freight Rail Business Advisory practice. Belke has ...


No start date for Tamworth's $7.4 million Intermodal Rail Freight Hub  The Northern Daily Leader

The project has already been delayed for more than a year.


China state planner says will continue reform in oil, rail and electricity  Reuters UK

China will continue reform of railway, oil and gas, and electricity industries and cut overcapacity in others, a vice chairman of the state planner said on Sunday.


Men 'riding freight train' found dead on Hackney Wick line  BBC News

Two men found dead on the train tracks in east London suffered serious electrical burns, police say.


CTA releases What We Heard Report summarizing its rail transportation consultations  Benzinga

GATINEAU, QC, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) today released its What We Heard Report summarizing the input received ...


Midwest flooding grinds rail service to a halt  FreightWaves

Two major railroads have stopped freight *service* because of catastrophic flooding in the Midwest where rails are washed out.


U.S. truck and rail freight market share trending lower  World Grain

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — While all modes of transportation are expected to grow over the next 10 years, truck and rail freight market share are expected to ...


Derailed train back on tracks as Hong Kong officials try to reassure public  South China Morning Post

No rush to roll out new signalling system and tests will be suspended until safety is assured.


Self-driving shuttles coming to Northern Virginia  WTOP

Self-driving shuttles are set to hit the streets of Northern Virginia in coming months, in what could just be the first of several deployments across the region.


Institute of Rail Transport Admissions 2019: Apply on irt-india.com or indianrailways.gov.in before April 30  Times Now

New Delhi: The Institute of Rail Transport is inviting applications for 'Transport economics and management,' the one-year diploma course, on its official website ...


Logistics Manager Magazine  Logistics Manager

Scottish freight operators and users have launched a joint strategy to boost the amount of freight on the rails, to meet a target of 7.5 per cent growth set by the ...


Driverless metro trains offer glimpse into Sydney's transport future  The Age

"We're off," exclaimed Premier Gladys Berejiklian, as the driverless train quickly accelerated before hitting speeds of 100km/h. Aboard a new metro train in ...


209 million passengers transported by Estonian transport companies in 2018  ERR News

According to information released by Statistics Estonia on Friday, in 2018, Estonian transport enterprises served as many passengers in 2018 as it did during the ...


Belarus, Georgia & Azerbaijan to mull possibility of freight transport by rail  Trend News Agency

Belarus, Georgia and Azerbaijan will work on the possibility of organizing railway container traffic on the route Tbilisi - Baku - Minsk.


What other British cities can learn from the Tyne & Wear Metro  CityMetric

Ask any person on the street what they know about Newcastle, and they'll list a few things. They'll mention the accent; they'll mention the football; they'll mention ...


Indonesia's first subway opens in its gridlocked capital  ABC News

(The Associated Press) Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, center, stands on a stage with the background of a Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit train during ...


NS petitions FRA for brake test training waiver; unions push back  RailwayAge Magazine

Norfolk Southern has filed a petition with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of federal railroad safety ...


Rail News - Railroads' flood-ravaged Midwestern tracks trigger FRA emergency declaration. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald Batory on Tuesday declared an emergency event for railroad operations because of extreme flooding throughout the ...


Machete seized at Colchester railway station | Latest Suffolk and Essex News  East Anglian Daily Times

A man has been arrested after allegedly trying to discard a machete on railway tracks at Colchester.


Reducing the pass-by noise of existing freight wagons  Global Railway Review

Reducing noise generated by older, noisy freight wagons is one of the major challenges faced by the railway sector in Europe.


Baltimore Train Derailment Could Have Been Worse For ‘Blast Zone’ Residents  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When A CSX freight train derailed along a Baltimore bridge last week, one of the freight cars really stood out — a tanker car dangling ...


National Rail freight plan to 'boost productivity'  The National

A PLAN to boost the use of the national rail network for freight was revealed yesterday.


Faster speed and lower costs – the China-Europe rail freight success story  theloadstar.com

Increased speeds and falling costs could see the China-EU land bridge handle more freight, some 2m teu a year, while IMO 2020 has the opposite effect on sea ...


London railway station to be renamed Tottenham Hotspur  The Guardian

Mayor says change must be subject to public consultation but club appears to be telling partners decision is made.


Melbourne commuters to use their phones as a Myki, but only if they're on Android  ABC News

Victorian public transport users will be able to put away their Myki cards and tap on using their smartphones, but only if they use Android, as the Government has ...


Terminal capacity must be doubled to achieve climate goals  RailFreight.com

If we want to achieve climate ambitions for the freight transport industry, the capacity of terminals must be doubled. This was concluded by Ad Toet, railway ...


Teen struck and killed by CSX freight train in Olney  WPVI-TV

Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal train accident Friday night in the Olney section.


2018-2023 China Rail Freight Transport Market Share According to | Product types, Application, Focused Regions, Forecast – 2023  B2B Reports News

Europe China Rail Freight Transport Market Report 2018 provides actionable intelligence on factors that have been driving demand; key trends that are ...


TPS 2 - Rail and Freight Data Analyst  Traffic Technology Today

Website Washington State Department of Transportation. The Opportunity: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Rail, Freight and Ports ...


Hong Kong train crash: new signals blamed | Article  Asia Times

French-made system also used in London and Singapore blamed by MTR for first collision in 40 years.


Labor commits to build fast train from Melbourne to Brisbane  The Australian Financial Review

Federal Labor will lock in its commitment to build a fast train from Melbourne to Brisbane by promising to start buying the land corridor if elected. The Australian ...


London Waterloo: South Western Railway delays as works overrun  BBC News

Passengers into London Waterloo are being disrupted after engineering works overran.


Maryland and Purple Line contractor ‘still far apart’ on line’s cost and opening date  Washington Post

Maryland officials and the contractor building the Purple Line are “still far apart” over when the light-rail line will begin carrying passengers and how much it will ...


Yesilyurt Technical Campus to Rail Transportation with Rail - RayHaber  RaillyNews

Yesilyurt Mayor Mehmet Cinar, giriş Malatya Turgut Ozal University Yeşilyurt Technical Campus, our city's western entrance will transform the attraction center.


Central-Admiralty MTR suspension ‘may last into Tuesday’ after train crash  South China Morning Post

MTR Corp says it needs time to investigate crash and remove battered carriages from site.


Is rail-based transportation a viable option for Las Vegas Strip?  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Will the Las Vegas Strip be the next major corridor in the valley to see steel put in the ground for its transportation needs?


Google Glass to check containers at Wiencont  RailFreight.com

The Austrian hinterland terminal Wiencont will test the use of Google Glass this year to check incoming containers. Normally this work is done manually by taking ...


Bomb Cyclone Winds Blow Freight Train Off Railroad Bridge in New Mexico  The Drive

A unusually powerful "bomb cyclone" storm system sweeping across the central United States blasted New Mexico with rare hurricane-force wind gusts on ...


Why the ‘Very Fast Train’ is a dream that may never be realised  The New Daily

As Australia's high-speed rail heats speeds up, many are wondering if it's ever going to become a reality — or whether it should.


NTSB provides a narrative of 2018 train wreck involving members of Congress  Washington Post

The crash in Virginia more than a year ago between a train loaded with GOP lawmakers, headed for a getaway retreat, and a trash truck that had ignored the ...


Utah transportation leaders gets an unexpected gift: an extra $371 million to spend on some big projects  Salt Lake Tribune

It's better than pennies from heaven: Good fortune produced an unexpected $371 million that the Utah Department of Transportation wants to use to upgrade ...


Gwinnett rejects MARTA transit expansion. Here’s the early reaction across Atlanta  Curbed Atlanta

Majority of voting Gwinnettians decline (for now) historic opportunity to add rail *service* and beef up bus lines.


Leaders in the north: HS2 is vital for our growth | Letters  The Guardian

HS2 is a once-in-two-century chance to rebalance the UK economy. It isn't just about creating links to London. There are over 25 stops from Scotland to the ...


Fuzzy math, politics and railcars  RailwayAge Magazine

THE FINANCIAL EDGE, MARCH 2019 – On Feb. 19, the Alberta government announced that it had entered into transportation (and some logistics) contracts ...


Railway reformer gets Royal Mail post | Business  The Times

The man charged by Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, with shaking up Britain's failing railway network is about to become busier after being appointed ...


Phoenix votes to delay, likely kill, west Phoenix light-rail line  AZCentral

The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to delay — and likely kill — a light rail line planned for west Phoenix to fund street repairs.


Where's our train? Let's finish the Northstar Line!  MinnPost

This checks all the boxes: bipartisan, benefiting both Greater Minnesota and metro Minnesota, good for business growth and health, good for public safety and ...


Why Gen. Eisenhower Threatened to Quit Just Before D-Day  History

Before the invasion, the Allied commander was at odds with air force officers and Churchill over a controversial plan.


Gold Coast light rail: How the trams have done a U-turn on The Spit  Gold Coast Bulletin

MAIN Beach residents were assured by the city council a light rail spur line was unlikely in the future before it was included in a recent draft Spit Master Plan.


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