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12.11.15
Pepper the robot's latest job is in a train station
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Pepper the robot's latest job is in a train station

The robot is speaking French and literally doing 'The Locomotion'.

By M. Smith,   12.11.15
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09.18.15
Most US rail operators won't meet deadline for train safety controls
09.18.15

Most US rail operators won't meet deadline for train safety controls

The end-of-year deadline to have positive train control (PTC) in place won't be met by around 70 percent of rail operators.

By B. Steele,   09.18.15
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09.17.15
US and Chinese firms agree on high-speed rail plan from LA to Vegas
09.17.15

US and Chinese firms agree on high-speed rail plan from LA to Vegas

You could soon travel from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in under 90 minutes. While drunk. And potentially gambling.

By A. Tarantola,   09.17.15
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05.08.15
Anti-graffiti device nabs taggers by sniffing their fumes
05.08.15

Anti-graffiti device nabs taggers by sniffing their fumes

Australian taxpayers spent a whopping $34 million last year to remove graffiti from Sydney's commu...

By A. Tarantola,   05.08.15
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04.27.15
Supersonic air keeps train tracks clear when weather sucks
04.27.15

Supersonic air keeps train tracks clear when weather sucks

Unlike forest fires, you personally can't do much to stop trainwrecks. With that in mind, the folk...

By T. Seppala,   04.27.15
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04.17.15
Japanese maglev train breaks its own world speed record
04.17.15

Japanese maglev train breaks its own world speed record

The Central Japan Railway company reports that its magnetic levitation bullet train topped 366 mil...

By A. Tarantola,   04.17.15
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03.26.15
R/C trains haul ore in extreme heat so humans don't have to
03.26.15

R/C trains haul ore in extreme heat so humans don't have to

It gets hot in the Australian outback; like, really hot. We're talking "130 degrees fahrenheit in...

By A. Tarantola,   03.26.15
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02.03.15
Government warns US could fall behind in transportation tech
02.03.15

Government warns US could fall behind in transportation tech

America's roads, railways and public vehicles are aging, and the Department of Transportation beli...

By M. Moon,   02.03.15
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