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A fussy LRT system in need of overhaul

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The latest breakdown on the Bukit Panjang LRT appears eerily familiar. There was a track fault on Tuesday, at around 10pm, near Choa Chu Kang station. 834 more words

Current Affairs

Scenes From the Shops…

A Dead Line showed up outside the CP shops at Pig’s Eye. Many of the units were older EMD SD40s and 40-2s. Most of these are well over 30 years old, with many and more miles under their tired frames. 93 more words


Trains: TGV Puts Pedal To The Metal!

What’s it like to move on the ground at speeds approaching jet travel?  This video by sancsab shows the famous TGV train of France setting a new speed record (574.8 km per hour; 357.2 mph).   30 more words

On-Board Experiences

A great day trip to Philadelphia

Last Saturday we rode the Amtrak to Philadelphia for the day. Noah wanted to go on another train ride, and Philly is a fun nearby destination. 492 more words

Fun Outings

The Parthenon, Skittles, and a Greek woman

I covered the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. On my day off, I wanted to visit the Parthenon, which took some logistical planning with the public transit system. 755 more words

EWWW! Bed Bugs On The Red Line?

That’s right…bed bugs were reported by passengers on the red line!!! Thankfully, the CTA was on it immediately! They pulled out the car in question to exterminate and inspect the car for bugs. 9 more words