Archive for category: Video

Travel on Dublin’s new tram extension before it opens to the public

Dublin's tram network has given customers a sneak peak of its new Cross City extension - weeks before it opens to the public.
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First IET enters service with Great Western Railway

The Hitachi-built Class 800 marked its first trip at 6am on October 16, leaving Bristol Temple Meads for London Paddington.
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Take a ride through Crossrail’s Woolwich station

Crossrail has released new footage letting members of the public take a 360° tour of the Elizabeth line's Woolwich station.
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Work to begin on $1.4bn extension of Foothill Gold line in California

The authority building Phase 2B of the Foothill Gold line has started the countdown to construction work after awarding a $2.6 million utility relocation contract.
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Skylight restoration work underway at Chicago Union station

Amtrak has begun a $22 million project to restore a 92-year-old skylight in Chicago Union station’s Great Hall – the operator’s fourth busiest station. Built in 1925, the 219-foot-long skylight is 115ft above floor level but over the years the barrel-vaulted skylight has deteriorated due to water damage and is no longer fit for purpose. To […]
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Meet the unsung heroes who clean metro cars in San Francisco

Cleaners - unsung heroes of the industry - are rarely seen by the public but thanks to one operator in San Francisco, passengers have been given a rare glimpse into their often thankless work.
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Construction of Adelaide tram extension to begin in weeks

Engineers will work around the clock, seven days a week, to minimise disruptions to Adelaide, but the tram network will not be affected.
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Hyperloop system ready to discuss ‘commercialisation’ as it achieves record speeds

Progress on the world's first operational Hyperloop system has continued after achieving historic speeds.
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Video: Shocking tram vs bicycle near misses caught on camera

Dublin’s Luas light rail network has released footage online showing cyclists narrowly avoiding collisions with trams as part of a new bike safety campaign. Transdev, which operates Luas services, and Transport Infrastructure hope the campaign will make cyclists in the city more aware of the risks that trams pose. Although sections are shared with pedestrians […]
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San Francisco’s BART to begin testing new metro trains on track

Testing has begun on the Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) new fleet of train cars in San Francisco, the USA.
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Union Pacific’s new bridge monitoring tool has the ‘potential to revolutionise’ bridge inspections

The majority of Union Pacific’s (UP) 18,000 bridges are inspected by trained professionals at least twice a year. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, 40 per cent of bridges in the USA are 50 years old or more and in-person inspections monitor the health of these vital structures across the country’s railway network. […]
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