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    Rail Passes in Australia

    Australian passenger trains are operated mainly by separate state railway systems, with intercity passenger services provided by the separate lines based in Queensland, New [...]
  • Hartford Line train heading southbound through Hartford Union Station on opening day, June 16, 2018 by Jehochman from Wikimedia Commons

    Connecticut Commuter Line Opens

    The new commuter rail system linking New Haven with Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts, opened June 18. The service will feature 17 daily trains in each direction [...]
  • Shanghai Maglev Train connecting the Pudong Airport with the city by Andreas Krebs via Wikimedia Commons

    Riding the Rails in China

    China operates more miles of dedicated high-speed rail lines than the rest of the world, combined. And while California dithers about its 500-mile project, hoping to complete [...]
  • Kurobe Gorge Railway by Hiroyuki Mori from Nishinomiya, Japan via Wikimedia Commons

    Riding the Rails in Japan

    Most visitors traveling around Japan plan on using the country’s extensive railway system. Japan built the world’s first dedicated high-speed rail line, between [...]
  • A Metrolink locomotive decal stating that it is equipped with positive train control technology by Xnatedawgx via Wikimedia Commons

    Update: No Long-Haul Cancellation

    Amtrak has denied the widespread report that it planned to cancel all long-distance trains that travel over track lacking have positive train control (PTC) January 1. The [...]
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Trinity Railway Express Expands Schedule

by editor in DESTINATIONS

Trinity Railway Express, the Dallas-Ft. Worth commuter rail line, has added new morning, evening, and late-night schedules. The new weekday schedule shows 24 through trips [...]

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