Browsing the "Trains" Category

32 New Hybrid Trains Coming To America

April 1st, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

America’s aging rail system is woefully out-of-date, but a recent order for 32 of Sieman’s hybrid “Charger” locomotives could bring new life to old railways.

Tank Car of the Future – The Answer to Crude Oil Spills?

February 12th, 2014 | by Heather Carr

What if we had fewer crude oil spills as a result of train derailments? Greenbrier Industries is designing a Tank Car of the Future to deal with the risks of transporting crude oil and other flammable freight by rail

California High-Speed Rail Authority Bond Funds Blocked

January 8th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Funding for the California High Speed Rail Project has been a mess since the project was first proposed in 1996.Last month, around $8 billion in bond money for the high-speed rail corridor was blocked by a court order until the project fixes its funding structure. But there are far more problems with California's high-speed rail project than just a lack of funding

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