Britain’s biggest rail franchise gives poor value for money, says government watchdog

By Mark Ellis, Mirror; January 10, 2018 Britain’s biggest rail franchise has been branded the worst service over the last…

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Texas State Railroad ends 2017 on high note

Special to the Progress, Jacksonville Progress; January 6, 2018 Texas State Railroad’s 2017 was a year marked with transition and…

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Scotland’s railways poised for greatest improvements since Victorian times

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; December 30, 2017 Passengers will see the greatest improvements on Scotland’s railways in 2018 since…

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Iowa Pacific Holdings owned Mount Hood Railroad’s Christmas train derails for 2nd time in month; no one hurt

By Aimee Green, The Oregonian; December 22, 2017 A scenic tourist train carrying families sipping on hot cocoa and listening…

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Japan: Bullet train makes departure, mistakenly leaves 200 passengers behind on platform

By Meg Murphy, Sora News 24; December 18, 2017 The trains in Japan are often praised for their punctuality, and…

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Japan’s transport minister orders inspections for all 4,800 bullet trains after crack found

By Walter Sim, Japan Correspondent, The Straits Times; December 15, 2017 TOKYO – Japan’s transport minister Keiichi Ishii has ordered…

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Christmas train CHAOS: Station closures set to continue ‘worst year ever’ on UK railways

By Jon Coates, Sunday Express; December 10, 2017 The Christmas rip-off will see travellers using Southeastern services pay double the…

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