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Railway Gazette
4 hr 15 min ago

SNCF To Run Fuel Cell Train In 2022

FRANCE: National operator SNCF expects to start testing hydrogen technology during 2021, and to run its first fuel cell powered train in th
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NDTV
Sunday, 9 Dec 2018 

Soon, No More Water Woes On Trains As Indian Railways Plans To Tackle Shortage

Water woes on trains will soon be a thing of the past with Indian Railways set to introduce a system which will reduce water filling time from the existing 20 minutes to just five minutes at stations.
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Railway Age
1 hr 55 min ago

Cal Icahn Knows Rail Investing

Financial Edge, December 2018 Railway Age: On Oct. 22, American Railcar Industries Inc. (ARI) announced that it was being acquired by a subsidiary of ITE Rail Fund L.P. (ITE). The acquisition price was $70 per share, for a total purchase price (including debt) of $1.7 billion. That price represented a 51% premium to the previous day’s close (Oct. 19) of $46.29 per share. As ITE is privately held, ARI will become a private company at acquisition.
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Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

Modelling Realistic Black Spruce Trees

Hi! I´ve now completed the video how I make my spruce trees. Working time: 20 min/ea. Video link below. Here´s a photo of some trees made using this method. I hope this can be of use for my fellow-modellers.
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Railway Gazette
23 hr 43 min ago

Rail Grapple Launched

TOOL: Rototilt has launched a 5 000 kg capacity grapple designed for heavier tasks such as working with rails and sleepers.‘With the deman
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Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine
16 hr 37 min ago

Epson Ecotank Printer And Micromark Decal Paper Help

Hi all, I am trying to print decals on Micro Mark decal paper (I have both clear and white) using a new Epson Ecotank ET-2750 printer.  It prints fine to regular paper but the printing just comes out as a blotchy mess on the decal paper.  Any tips or advice to make this work?   thx Jeff  
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Rail Business Daily
1 hr 59 min ago

Stirling To London Trains Reinstated By LNER

LNER has announced that the direct Stirling to London train has been reinstated from 9 December, following a temporary suspension of this […] The post Stirling to London trains reinstated by LNER appeared first on Rail Business Daily.
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Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018 

Is It Real Or Model?

There are so many great models and photography in these pages that it would be nice to see examples of models that look like the prototype and prototype that could be models. Here is an example - Real or Model?
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Rail Magazine
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

The Inside Track On InnoTrans

RICHARD CLINNICK visits the Berlin trade show to learn about the next generation of rail vehicles
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Progressive Railroading
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

Sound Transit Taps Lewis To Manage Engineering, Construction

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Railway Age
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

NJT: PTC 95%, New Comms Under Way, More Multi-levels

New Jersey Transit announced Dec. 5 that Positive Train Control is “95% complete” toward meeting compliance with the Dec. 3, 2018 interim deadline. Concurrently, the agency launched “a new comprehensive communications initiative aimed at improving the customer experience” and announced a procurement for new multi-level railcars. The post NJT: PTC 95%, new comms under way, more multi-levels appeared first on Railway Age.
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Progressive Railroading
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

NJ Transit Rolls Out Rider Communications Initiative

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Progressive Railroading
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

MTA Hires Signaling Expert To Fix NYC Subway Signal System

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ABC News
Saturday, 1 Dec 2018 

The Joy Of The Model Train For The Holidays

Model trains under the Christmas tree bring back a sense of nostalgia and wonder.  Mike Stevens visits a gentleman in Milton who invites him to see  his amazing train display.
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Newshub
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 

NZ's Most Detailed Mini Railway Exhibition Steams Into Auckland

It takes hours for model train enthusiasts to set up the detailed scenes.
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The Tribune
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 

Railways’ SIT Questions 14 Drivers, Guards

TheTribune: AMRITSAR: A four-member SIT of the Government Railway Police (GRP) today questioned 14 drivers and guards of the Northern Zone as part of its inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy.
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Courier Journal
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 

Santa Train Has Brought Christmas To Appalachia For 76 Years

From Pike County, Kentucky, to Kingsport, Tennessee, the Santa Train has brought gifts to the needy in coal towns and at crossroads.
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The Telegraph
Monday, 12 Nov 2018 

It Wasn't Comfortable, But This Trans-Siberian Railway Voyage Changed My Li...

Wendy Knee wins £250 in our weekly Just Back travel writing competition for her account of life after the a journey on the Trans-Siberian railway.
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Newshub
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 

NZ's Most Detailed Mini Railway Exhibition Steams Into Auckland

It takes hours for model train enthusiasts to set up the detailed scenes.
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National Geographic
Monday, 26 Nov 2018 

Scenic Winter And Holiday Train Rides In The United States

Ride into the holiday season in style on these festive U.S. train trips.
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ABC News
Saturday, 1 Dec 2018 

The Joy Of The Model Train For The Holidays

Model trains under the Christmas tree bring back a sense of nostalgia and wonder.  Mike Stevens visits a gentleman in Milton who invites him to see  his amazing train display.
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The Washington Post
Saturday, 1 Dec 2018 

There’s An Easier Way To Board Trains, So Why Doesn’t Amtrak Do It?

A 2016 Inspector General’s report faulted Amtrak for its lack of ownership over boarding and said Union Station requires “particular attention.”
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VnExpress International
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 

Fears Of Financial Overreach Rise Over Vietnam’s First High Speed Railway

Experts feel Vietnam can’t carry the financial burden of the high speed railway project, given significant difficulties in attracting funds. - VnExpress International