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  • "The Railway Man" lives up to high expectations
    "The Railway Man" lives up to high expectations
    "The Railway Man," which opened on April 11, 2014, came with very high expectations. The film, based on Eric Lomax's 1995 autobiography of the same name, tells the story of Lomax's experiences as a prisoner of war in a World War...
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    Kentucky railway gets in the rivalry spirit
    Tonight’s hardwood match-up between arch rivals and successive NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champions - the University of Louisville Cardinals and the University of Kentucky Wildcats - will determine not only who goes to the Elite...
  • Club X Train
    Las Vegas is expecting the XTrain soon
    Las Vegas is expecting the X Train, Club X Train, a twenty passenger rail car designed for luxury service in 2014. This will be the first party train for select routes. Passengers will enjoy exclusive services like catering and concierge that...
  • Devastated town center of Lac-Mégantic: train pileup, destruction, oil spills
    Who pays for runaway oil train disaster?
    As of August 20, the Canadian-American company owning the runaway tanker train that leveled the center of historic Lac-Mégantic, Québec, on July 6 must cease all operations in Canada.Toronto's Justin Giovannetti reported Wednesday in the Globe...
  • Britain’s Network Rail uses clumsy drunks for new safety campaign
    Britain’s Network Rail uses clumsy drunks for new safety campaign
    Drunken stumbling through a railway station can look funny, but according to a new safety video from Britain’s National Railway, it can also be pretty dangerous.According to The Telegraph on July 31, the company compiled a series of slips...
  • Pacific Electric Railway, then and now at Pasadena Museum of History
    Pacific Electric Railway, then and now at Pasadena Museum of History
    UPDATE: Pasadena Museum of History just announced that the Blue Star rate for military families, set to expire on Labor Day, has been extended through the length of this exhibit.Up until the mid-20th Century, Greater Los Angeles had a railway...
  • Cruise down Route 66, get your kicks, and wait for the train in Williams, Arizona
    Cruise Route 66, get your kicks, and wait for the train in Williams, Arizona
    More than four million people visit the Grand Canyon National Parkevery year, and if you arrive there on any given day during the summer, it will seem like all of them are there on the same day. The National Park Service runs a free shuttle bus...
  • Amtrak
    Washingtonians can now use eTicketing
    For regular area riders of Amtrak, getting around just got a little bit easier.Amtrak, the government agency that oversees the nation’s train services, just unveiled their national eTicket program, which includes the highly trafficked...
  • Ready for Departure
    Oklahoma travelers ride the rails to Texas
    Train travel is alive and well. You can board the Heartland Flyer at Oklahoma City and travel in comfort all the way to Ft. Worth Texas. Stretch out and relax or enjoy the views of urban centers and farmlands from your private window. The train...
  • Florida Keys history
    Standiford and Last Train to Paradise featured Feb. 25 at Hooked on Books
    Anyone who loves Florida Keys history will enjoy the discussion and book signing of the new Centennial Edition in cloth of Last Train to Paradise byLes Standiford set for Saturday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m. at Hooked on Books, mile marker 81.9 oceanside...
  • Cincinnati Dinner Train Valentines Day Excursion
    Reserve your St. Valentines Day dinner train excursion on the Cincinnati Railway
    St. Valentines Day dinner on a train is one of the most unique and romantic gifts. The Cincinnati Dinner Train company rides the rails every Saturday thoughout the year and is accepting Valentine’s Day dinner excursion reservations on...
  • Seminole Gulf Railway excursion trains
    Seminole Gulf Railway excursion trains
    In Fort Myers, Florida the Seminole Gulf Railway excursion trains are scheduled to run three days a week. This is a short line railroad located in Southwest Florida, and it has two separate lines. One line runs from Oneco south to Sarasota, with...
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    European strike scorecard
    visitlondonimages/ britainonview/ Pawel Libera By DAVID S. WHITE Examiner.com Whether by land, air or sea, labor strikes continue to disrupt transportation services in Europe. Late on April 6, French railway engineers (drivers) start what could...
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    Court delays British rail strikes
    visitlondonimages/ britainonview/ Pawel Libera By DAVID S. WHITE Examiner.com A strike by British railway employees has been stopped by a court ruling. A four day work stoppage by workers for Network Rail was scheduled for next week and London...
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    Next round of strikes may hit British rail and London Underground
    visitlondonimages/ britainonview/ Pawel Libera By DAVID S. WHITE Examiner.com British railway employees and London Underground staff may be the next transportation workers to go on strike in the United Kingdom. Maintenance workers for Network Rail...