Archive for category: Stations

East West Railway Company launched to restore Oxford-Cambridge rail link

The restoration of a railway between two of the UK's academic powerhouses is a step closer.
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Three bidders shortlisted for €1.7bn Chicago rail project

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has shortlisted three qualified builders to submit proposals for a $2.1 billion rail project.
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Spectacular station art made of old wooden escalators unveiled in Australia

A railway station in Australia has unveiled an extraordinary piece of art featuring treads and combs from old wooden escalators.
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These are the 10 least used railway stations in Great Britain

The Office of Rail and Road has released statistics on Great Britain's most and least used railway stations for 2016-2017.
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Reinforced concrete girders weighing 2,750 tonnes craned in for new station in the Netherlands

ProRail has moved 25 reinforced concrete beams, which will form the base of the new Lansingerland-Zoetermeer railway station, into place.
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Tank removed from railway line in Norway

Crews in Norway have successfully recovered a 40-tonne tank that was blocking the railway between Trondheim station and Marienborg station.
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Massachusetts station to shut for 20 months for €28m upgrade

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Wollaston station in Quincy is to shut for around 20 months to undergo safety and major accessibility improvements. 
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Potential sites for new Old Oak Common London Overground stations presented

Transport for London (TfL) has released details of proposed sites for two new London Overground stations at Old Oak Common.
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15 striking pictures of railways in Africa

Between the gorgeous backdrops of the African plains and deserts and the continent's socio-economic challenges, Africa's railways make for some striking pictures.
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Amtrak identifies 5 critical rail investments to keep the USA moving forward

High demand for passenger rail service continues to outpace investment, according to Amtrak, which has resulted in a backlog of $38 billion of deferred capital investments.
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Indian Railways overturns 150 year-old convention following Mumbai stampede

Indian railway minister Piyush Goyal has said the department will change a 150-year-old convention as it reviews safety following the Mumbai stampede.
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