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Trains to Embody Scotland

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 22, 2013

Trains to Embody Scotland

When I think of Scotland, I envision castles, kilts, breathtaking nature and an array of fresh produce. But I guess I should now add trains to my list. The country is updating its Caledonian sleeper franchise, adding “quality of service” as ...

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Whose trains are safer: Europe or USA?

John Latta - Aug 08, 2013

Whose trains are safer: Europe or USA?

It’s lies, damned lies and statistics again. This time the question, arising after the recent high-fatality (79) Spanish high-speed rail disaster, is about whether Europe’s trains are safer than ours. In this report we lose, but the numbers are not as ...

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Majority of Americans want tax dollars used for public transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2013

Majority of Americans want tax dollars used for public transportation

Americans want to see increased funding for public transportation, according to survey data released this month from the American Public Transportation Association and the Mineta Transportation Institute. The results showed that 73.6 percent of respondents strongly supported use of taxes “for ...

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Trains a'comin'

John Latta - Dec 18, 2012

Trains a'comin'

Think of all those Western movies, then the robber barons, then the blues singers, the other movie makers ('night time, dark, raining, wind howls, a train whistle blows in the distance'), then the rock singers. Trains, they all loved trains. ...

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