LATEST TOLL: 70 KILLED AND 600 INJURED IN TRAIN DERAILMENT IN CAMAROON

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/10/53-killed-cameroon-train-derailment-161021192603296.html

 

MADE-IN-CHINA TRAINS BARRELING 500 KPH DOWN THE TRACKS: WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/25/china-developing-500kmh-trains-to-lead-export-of-high-speed-rail-technology.html

 

AN ODE TO NIGHT TRAINS (BY SOMEONE WHO OBVIOUSLY DOESN’T TRAVEL IN VIA RAIL’S ECONOMY CLASS)

An ode to the night train

 

A TRAIN WITH BRAINS AND BRAWN – WHO CAN ARGUE WITH THAT?

http://www.gereports.com/brains-for-trains-how-software-is-making-trains-smarter/

 

HYDROGEN-FUELED TRAINS 

https://www.engadget.com/2016/09/22/hydrogen-fuel-cell-train/

 

CHOO-CHOO GO BYE-BYE IN TOON 

http://ckom.com/article/1050439/atchison-wants-trains-out-saskatoon

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TRAINS NOT WELCOME IN TOON

 

LONDON-BOUND TRAIN (the real London, not the fake one in Canada) DERAILS IN LANDSLIDE BEFORE BEING HIT BY ANOTHER TRAIN

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/london-midland-train-derails-watford-junction-euston-injuries-delayed-news-latest-cause-a7310646.html

 

VIA RAIL TRAIN FAILS TO STOP AT BURLINGTON SIGNAL: CREW SUSPENDED

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/via-train-incident-1.3761814

 

FLYING FROM NEW YORK TO WASHINGTON – BY TRAIN

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2016/09/06/amtrak_s_avelia_liberty_is_going_to_be_better_than_the_acela_in_every_way.html

 

THE FUTURE OF COMMUTER RAIL TRAVEL: CATTLE CARS

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/sep/07/thameslink-new-trains-tube-style-standing-up-future-commuting-london

 

RAIL PASSENGER TRAFFIC TO CHURCHILL UP 20 PERCENT

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/travel/passenger-traffic-to-churchill-up-20-per-cent-392010581.html

 

TWO TRAIN DEATHS IN FIVE DAYS IN B.C.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/train-deaths-terrace-1.3744307

 

MIDTOWN TORONTO: TRAINS CARRYING DANGEROUS LOADS SIDESWIPE EACH OTHER, DERAIL, AND SPILL 1200 LITRES OF DIESEL

http://www.cp24.com/news/tsb-investigating-after-train-derails-near-the-annex-1.3037431

 

 

TWO DIE IN ATTACK ON SWISS TRAIN; TWO MORE IN CRITICAL CONDITION

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/breaking-news_attack-on-swiss-train-on-saturday/42372240

 

GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN: TORONTO HEAT WAVE HOT ENOUGH TO BEND STEEL

GO Transit trains under 3 day ‘slow order’ due to heat wave

 

JAPAN’S NEW TRAINS WILL BE PRACTICALLY INVISIBLE

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3058498/japans-newest-train-design-will-be-practically-invisible

 

DATELINE LONDON: CREEPY FUTURISTIC ‘CARRIAGE-FREE’ TRAINS WITH SIDEWAYS SEATS AND OMNIPRESENT SURVEILLANCE

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/new-tube-for-london

 

DATELINE CALGARY: KIDS’ TRAIN FINALLY BACK ON TRACK

http://www.calgarysun.com/2016/07/28/bowness-park-train-finally-back-on-track

 

DATELINE HULL: AMERICAN TRAIN ENTHUSIAST HOPING TO BRING BACK THE WAKEFIELD STEAM ENGINE IN ONTARIO

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/wakefield-train-armitage-chelsea-1.3699322

 

UNIONS DEMAND CHANGE AFTER REPORT INTO LONDON’S ‘CATTLE-TRUCK’ TRAINS

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jul/28/unions-demand-change-after-report-into-londons-cattle-truck-trains

 

SHOCKING FOOTAGE OF MAN STRUCK BY TRAIN

https://www.rt.com/viral/353563-shocking-footage-train-police/

 

DATELINE BERLIN: POLICE SETTLE TRAIN VIOLENCE OVER SMELLY FEET

http://www.thelocal.de/20160727/police-settle-train-violence-over-smelly-feet

 

ALL ABOARD! THE GARLIC TRAIN IS BACK FOR THE 2016 GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL

http://www.sanjose.com/2016/07/15/beat-the-traffic-garlic-train-returns-to-2016-gilroy-garlic-festival/

 

COMMUTERS WARNED ABOUT DANGERS OF PLAYING POKEMON GO AT TRAIN STATIONS

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/22/commuters-warned-about-dangers-of-playing-pokemon-go-at-train-st/

 

MORE ATTACKS ON TRAINS EXPECTED ‘AT ANY TIME’ – GERMAN POLICE

https://www.rt.com/news/352684-germany-railway-terror-attacks/

 

TRAIN TO BUSAN REVIVES THE ZOMBIE FILM GENRE

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2016/07/22/train-to-busan-revives-the-zombie-film-genre.html

 

SHEEHAN UNDER PRESSURE AS TRAIN’S FUTURE REMAINS UNCLEAR

https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/sheehan-under-pressure-as-trains-future-remains-unclear-342637

 

MONTREAL VIA RAIL MAINTENANCE CENTRE GETS $6 MILLION INVESTMENT

http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/montreal-via-rail-maintenance-centre-gets-6-million-investment-1.2998816

 

COMMUTER RAIL PROPOSAL FROM VIA CHUGS ALONG AT HALIFAX COMMITTEE

http://www.metronews.ca/news/halifax/2016/07/21/commuter-rail-proposal-chugs-along-at-halifax-committee.html

 

EUROSTAR DISRUPTED BY TRACKSIDE FIRE IN PARIS

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/jul/19/eurostar-trains-disrupted-by-trackside-fire-in-paris

 

SEVERAL INJURED IN ATTACK ON TRAIN NEAR WUERZBERG, SOUTHERN GERMANY

http://www.dw.com/en/several-injured-in-attack-on-train-near-w%C3%BCrzburg-southern-germany/a-19408848