The 150th anniversary of the first Transcontinental Railroad demonstrates how far rail infrastructure has come and how important it has been to American history — and American prosperity.
Meet the Cat That Saved One of Japan’s Most Famous Rail Lines
Thanks to a feline mascot-turned-stationmaster, Japan’s Kishigawa railway line has seen a surge in ridership and increased tourism to boost the local economy.
BNSF Takes Big Step Forward in Adopting Cutting-Edge Technology
Thanks to FAA approval, BNSF has the all-clear to deploy drones as part of its extensive rail inspection and maintenance operation.
Mobile Technology Is Transforming Passenger Rail Experiences in the UK
London’s busiest rail station will be getting a major makeover in the form of mobile technology that will help service staff better accommodate passengers as they make tens of millions of trips through the station each year.
The Future of France’s Trains Is Bright (and Green)
The SNCF — France’s national rail line — will face its first-ever competition from private companies starting in 2021, but the carrier will be well-prepared. Check out the ultra-modern new high-speed train model that the SNCF plans to release in the coming years.