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Head-on collision: 9 killed, dozens injured in Turkish high-speed train disaster

At least nine people were killed and 47 others injured when a high-speed train crashed into a pilot engine traveling along the same rails...

Worldwide railway organisation concluded 4th UIC Digital Conference

UIC, the worldwide railway organization, organised the 4th edition of the UIC Digital Conference on 6 December in front of over 100 attendees. Mr Jean-Pierre LOUBINOUX, UIC Director General, underlined how digital could support the development of mobility. Mr Bjorn WESTERBERG, CEO of the Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies ASTOC (Sweden), delivered a keynote speech focusing on the impact of AI on maintenance processes.

Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport has giant plans

Ottawa’s Macdonald–Cartier International Airport is due for a 100 Million Dollar renovation.  The decision comes in response to several years of steady growth with the airport expected to surpass the five million passenger milestone by the end of 2018. 

Avoiding worst affects of jet lag while traveling

For every traveler, sleep deprivation known as jet lag, is always a real possibility. Don’t let the name confuse you, jet lag can affect...

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being involved in one as the frequency of these events increases. According to a 2018 FBI report, twenty-one states around the country, from California to Maryland, saw active shooter incidents in the two-year period from 2016 to 2017, ten more than in the previous two-year perio

The 10 commandments of air travel

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions.

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a...

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to cast their votes for President and Vice President when George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president of the United States in 1988. Marsha was one of the four Democratic electors in Hawaii.

When tourists connect with the heart and soul of a destination

R Hotel Kingston has pledged support for community tourism

Alaska Railroad resumes services following earthquake

The Alaska Railroad will restore all regularly scheduled freight and passenger services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 4, following the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Southcentral...

Hotels on wheels

When young people ask their parents, "What is a Pullman car?" they often receive a reply, "a railroad car you sit down in to have a meal on a train." However, the full story of the invention and wides

Eurostar reports continued growth in 2011

LONDON, England - Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, has reported solid progress over the past year delivering continued growth in both passenger numbers and ove

5 Chinese tourists killed in train crash in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A small train overturned in Taiwan's Ali Mountain area on Wednesday, killing at least five tourists and injuring more than 100 as of 11:00 p.m. local time.

43 dead in bus, train collision in Ukraine

A collision between a bus and a train in the Ukraine on Tuesday left 43 people dead and nine others injured, officials said.

India passenger and freight trains collide

At approximately 5:00 am local time, Monday, September 20, 2010, a

Railway link from Juba may go directly to Kenya

(eTN) - Information is circulating in Kampala that following the recent re-signing of the Rift Valley Railways (RVR) concession, which reportedly granted the company the dormant routes from Kampala to

Japanese tourists critically injured in Swiss train crash improving

Swiss medical authorities said on Monday that the condition of two Japanese holidaymakers who were critically injured when a popular tourist train derailed in the Alps was improving.

Swiss tourist train derails

GENEVA, Switzerland — The Glacier Express, a popular Alpine tourist train, derailed in southern Switzerland, killing one person and injuring 42 others.

Benchmark eco-friendly tourism route for Cape Town launched at Indaba 2010

There are few cities in the world that can boast a scenic train ride along a magnificent stretch of coastline offering whale spotting from the carriage windows and easy access to major tourist attract

Frustrated flyers in US opt to travel by train

"The airlines are prompting a renewed interest in rail travel," said Margie Jordan, CEO of ASAP Travel, based in Jacksonville, Fla.

Amtrak passenger numbers set new record

Citing an improving economy and high fuel prices as factors, Joseph Boardman, president and CEO of

Most luxurious tourist train launched in India

MUMBAI - India's most luxurious tourist train started its maiden journey from an eastern city on Saturday evening.

Eurostar services between Brussels and UK to resume on March 1

Eurostar services between Brussels and the UK will be near normal on Monday, March 1, when the high-speed lines near the site of the recent train accident will re-open.

Eurostar response to Independent Review

Eurostar today welcomed the findings from the Independent Review, which was commissioned following the disruption to its train service before Christmas and endorsed by Lord Adonis, the UK Secretary of
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