trains
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A LEGO's-Eye-View: Outdoor Train Track
Life moves pretty fast on a LEGO train.... READ ON
Travel
Trains in the Netherlands Now Run Entirely on Wind Energy
It's the first train system in the world to run entirely on renewable energy.... READ ON
Infographic
Infographic: 12 of the World's Most Amazing Train Journeys
Slow down and enjoy the journey.... READ ON
Design
What 24 Hours of New York City Subway Travel Looks Like
Daily commutes seem a lot more peaceful when they're set to classical music.... READ ON
News
The Effects of Brexit Hit the Model Train Industry
The devaluation of the pound is being felt across Britain.... READ ON
Technology
Germany Prepares to Launch World’s First Hydrogen Passenger Train
The Coradia iLint reaches top speeds of 87 miles per hour.... READ ON
Art
Artist Builds a Working Swing on a BART Train
A mid-train swing set could go a long way toward alleviating the headaches of commuting.... READ ON
Travel
BART Is Paying San Francisco Riders Not to Commute During Rush Hour
It's part of a stopgap plan to deal with the service's overwhelming ridership and aging infrastructure.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Are There Crushed Stones Alongside Railroad Tracks?
They're far from decorative.... READ ON
Art
Experience the Stop-by-Stop Sounds of the London Underground
The Next Station explores London transportation through soundscapes.... READ ON
Travel
Amtrak Will Introduce New High-Speed Trains in 2021
In a few short years, travelers will be able to zip along the Northeast Corridor in a brand new fleet of high-speed Amtrak trains.... READ ON
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
Shipwreck Hunters Discover Century-Old Train in Lake Superior
The locomotive crashed into the lake 106 years ago.... READ ON
Videos
Why Are U.S. Trains So Bad?
Everyone loves the idea of a train trip, so why is our railway system so lacking?... READ ON
Fun
Take a Ride on China's New Panda-Themed Subway Train
Fittingly, it was built to attract visitors to the region’s famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.... READ ON
Travel
What Travel Could Look Like if the U.S. Had High-Speed Rail
The U.S. is filled with railroads, but we're not using them to their full potential.... READ ON
Fun
Designer Creates Microchip Manicure That Double as a London Subway Card
A London designer's press-on nails are embedded with an RFID tag to swipe into the London Tube, no transit card required.... READ ON

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