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Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Engine

This steam engine was made by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies at its Orwell Works in Ipswich, England, in 1905
This single-cylinder 4-nominal horse power Ransomes engine consumed about 60 litres of water and 7 kilograms of coal, or 18 kilograms of wood per hour when performing at its maximum capacity. 25 more words


Thales & Alstom to supply advanced CBTC signaling system to Hong Kong Metro

Thales and Alstom were awarded a contract worth $372 million by MTR Corporation, the operator of Hong Kong’s metro network, to resignal and upgrade the signalling systems of seven metro lines. 311 more words

Project Updates

That Time Boston Could Have Had a North-South Rail Link for $8 Million

As part of my research project, I’ve been doing some looking into Boston’s North-South Rail Link concept–the idea of a tunnel linking, finally, North Station and South Station. 901 more words


Maui to focus on transportation planning in light of rail

It’s still just an idea for the distant future, but KHON2’s story about the possibility of rail coming to Maui caught the attention of a lot of people. 455 more words


GoBy Train - The snapshot travel guide - linking London with the UK.

GoBy Train – the UK rail network at a glance. Get your free Android App by clicking here!

GoBy Train – the simple and effective Rail Travel Network guide for the UK. 135 more words


Looking ahead

“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” – Winston Churchill