From the earliest steam locomotives to today’s high-speed bullet trains, rail has been changing the way we move people and products for more than 200 years — and they’re not slowing down.
The Need for Speed: High Speed Rail Around the World
Since the invention of the locomotive more than 200 years ago, the world’s rail systems have come a long way. Today, they are faster, more efficient, and more promising than ever.
The Evolution of the American Rail System
The American rail system has come a long way since the invention of the steam-powered engine — and today, it shows no sign of stopping its incredible progress.
Why Trains Are So Important to the American Economy
The rail industry helped to shape America into what is today, and it continues to carry our nation into the future.
How the CTA Keeps Chicago Moving Through the Winter
Winter in the Midwest presents a plethora of challenges for cities’ systems of public transportation. The Chicago Transit Authority goes to great lengths to make sure all commuters get where they need to go.