Bringing Maglev Trains To India: BHEL Partners With SwissRapid To Introduce Trains Running At 500 Kmph
The HOC TSC is holding an enquiry into the impact of Coronavirus on transport. Yesterday - It invited the Mayors of Greater Manchester. Liverpool City Region and the West of England Combined Authority to give evidence, The most striking feature was the degree of consensus between the Mayors...
I know this was announced over a year ago and to this point there was no dedicated forum for discussion about it. However since it might be the start of a separate line from the starter / Blue Line I thought it might warrant it's own section. Plus I have a comment or two that I wanted to make...
I know everything that is initially posted in this subforum has been posted on the other streetcar subforum. However since that forum was created for the Blue Line and we now have a map of where the Green Line / Lakefront Line will go I thought it would be appropriate to separate the two. This...
This thread is for SEPTA Regional Rail in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware
For non regional rail see the following threads below
Philadelphia Public Transit > Buses , Trolleybuses , Subway , Streetcar , Light Rail , EL , Ferries
Wilmington > Buses (Coming Soon)
From North to South
Milford–Montague Toll Bridge
Milford-Montague Bridge over Delaware River, New Jersey-Pennsylvania by jag9889, on Flickr
Dingman's Ferry Bridge
IMG_1172 by Alan Studt, on Flickr
Dingman's Ferry Bridge by Keith Thomas, on Flickr
Delaware Water Gap Toll Bridge...
I thought it was about time to start a dedicated thread for this subject since best case tomorrow this project is approved and worst case it is approved in January. I just do not see this project not happening anymore and I wanted everyone to have a place to post dedicated stories, updates, and...
Liverpool reflected in the Mersey: "Collaborating with other cities
and other countries is the future, and it helps to be able to shape
much of that future ourselves," says elected mayor Joe Anderson.
Will the north follow Scotland and search for greater power?
The most remarkable thing...
In an unusual case of creativity, the Treasury has drawn a map:
You can see what we are getting in the image:
The BBC summary is on:
Although heavily discussed in the ‘Your Sheffield Transport Solutions’ thread, as this will be the biggest transport infrastructure for Sheffield in our lifetime, I thought HS2 deserved its own thread.
With the announcement of the routes imminent, interesting article in this weeks Telegraph...
Over 4 separate trips I visited and documented the new Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi airport rail link. The visits occurred during the limited free trial period in June 2010 and on the 1st day of full service on 23rd august 2010.
A little Background on the Bangkok Airport Rail Link.
The government announced that all trains will be updated soon with ~3 major types of trains.
As a result, they have purchased trains from Skoda City Elephant (160 km/h) for intercity proposes and negotiating to produce these types of trains in Ukraine
For long distances between states (we...
İZBAN, sometimes referred to as Egeray, is a commuter rail system serving İzmir and its metropolitan area. It is the busiest commuter railway in Turkey, serving about 150,000 passengers daily. İZBAN is a portmanteau of the words "İzmir" and "Banliyö".
Established in 2007 and began operations in...
Dongguan Metro is the metro system under construction of the city of Dongguan in Guangdong Province of China. Line R2 first section's construction began in 2010 and it is expected to be open by 2015 with 15 stations.
Planned 2030 network
This is the existing system:
And extension to Warm Springs is under construction:
An extension of the service, using smaller/cheaper diesel vehicles and called eBART is also under construction in the...