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Irish Rail Seeks Second-Hand DMUs To Boost Fleet Capacity

The title of this post is the same as that of this article on the Internation Railway Journal.

Ireland needs more capacity on its railways and the preferred solution appears to be some second-hand DMUs. 67 more words


Long overdue car-free zones around schools appear

It may only be a trial and it may only be aimed at a few primary schools, but it’s good to see action being taken against the dreadful behaviour of those who feel the need to wrap their ‘little darlings’ in yet more cotton wool, and carry/collect from the school gates. 537 more words


Barcelona: Nostalgia of Transport Past

Back in the big smoke and especially my favourite part of it, Horta to find its library running an exhibition of Barcelona transport from 1920 to 1975 (oddly no shots of Horta itself from what I could see). 274 more words


Was Mercedes inspired by Death Race 2000?

I have to confess/admit to spending too much time playing the PC version of Death Race 2000 some years ago – it was just too much fun. 226 more words


New research article looks at how we can determine whether people will use self-driving cars through sharing, ownership or public transit

Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) have the potential to make motorized transport safer and more sustainable, by integrating clean technologies and supporting flexible shared-mobility services. Leveraging this new form of transport to transform mobility in cities will depend fundamentally on public acceptance of AVs, and the ways in which individuals choose to use them, to meet their daily travel needs. 234 more words


Isuzu consolidates production

A major slice of South Africa autotive history is being consigned to the books with the move by Isuzu Motors South Africa to leave the Kempston Road, Port Elizabeth plant and consolidate its manufacturing operations at its Struandale facility. 656 more words

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