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Maglev Technology: The Force Is (Very) Strong With This One
Maglevs: How Do They Work? As noted by Railway Technology, maglev got its start in the 1940s with British electrical engineer Eric...
Tech companies ignore pleas on rail safety
In late 2016, federal investigators probing a fatal crash between a confused truck driver and a California commuter train made a plea to...
Will the U.S. Ever Catch a High-Speed Train?
Over 20 countries have high-speed train travel, carrying 1.6 billion passengers a year. The United States is lagging behind. Mark Tully,...
Senate Commerce Subcommittee Focuses On Transportation Technology
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety this week held a hearing exploring the adoption of technology by...
Q&A: Ryan Kelly, Virgin Hyperloop One
Hyperloop is one of the most exciting innovations in recent years and has the potential to revolutionize world trade and logistics. It...
One of the Biggest Locomotives of All Time Rides Again
After five years of restoration, 1.2 million pound Big Boy 4014 is visiting Utah to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike...
What future high-speed rail developers can learn from the California bullet train
It would be difficult to find transit experts today who, upon reflection, would say construction for the California bullet train has been...
8 Japanese infrastructure projects that could reshape the world
Japan has a long history of striking infrastructure projects. From the Horyu-ji temple, one of the world's oldest-standing wooden...
Support for high speed train voiced at Tomball Chamber luncheon
During a luncheon hosted by the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, May 3, business owners and residents voiced support...
High-speed rail in the U.S. has new promise, and new pitfalls
During a press conference last month to announce that his multifaceted Virgin brand would be taking over a U.S. train line in Florida,...