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Train Service Into NYC's Grand Central Limited After Blaze

In this photo provided by Ben Parkin, firefighter battle a fire runder the Metro-North railroad tracks in New York

Commuters into and out of New York’s famed Grand Central Terminal faced crippling delays Wednesday, a day after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks in the city, officials said. 386 more words

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The Expo Line Opening and the Way Forward

This is the crowd of people on the platform coming off the first passenger train into Santa Monica in 63 years on May 20th. Photo by Noel T. 461 more words

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Chicago South Hyperloop No. 4 - Are You Ready to Hyperloop?

(From the Huffington Post)

Would you like to have Hyperloop in your city?

I’m proud to be a founding Board Member of Hyperloop One (the new name for what was formerly known as Hyperloop Technologies). 845 more words

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Grand hotels with deep railroad roots

Hotels and railroads go way back.

The relationship worked: Travelers needed somewhere to sleep, so railroad companies built hotels.

Though the earliest railroad lodgings in the United States were primarily for railway workers, later hotels catered to the lavish lifestyles of Gilded Age travelers. 277 more words

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Quite the Diesel Show in Swanage

The main reason for the timing of our trip to England was the springtime Diesel Gala at Swanage Railway.  Obviously we were there for friends and family but if we can get our train fix than all the better! 262 more words

How to Save New York’s Overwhelmed Subways

A plan to help suffering New Yorkers
escape jam-packed cars and long delays.

New York’s transit system is bursting at the seams. People took nearly 1.8 billion rides… 975 more words

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