Railroad

10.30.15
Congress pushes deadline to make trains safer to 2018
10.30.15

Congress pushes deadline to make trains safer to 2018

If you travel by train or live near tracks, Congress is not doing you any favors. Yesterday it pas...

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10.11.12
Indian Railways launches RailRadar, lets you track trains via Google Maps
10.11.12

Indian Railways launches RailRadar, lets you track trains via Google Maps

Indian Railways has just made it a little easier for rail travelers with a new web app called Rail...

By N. Lee,   10.11.12
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12.27.11
Hacker builds allegedly pointless data network out of Lego train set
12.27.11

Hacker builds allegedly pointless data network out of Lego train set

How can we appreciate bullet-quick SSDs and fiber networks without pausing -- at the year's end -...

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02.20.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: trains speed up, paint improves planes, and the CO2-scrubbing artificial trees
02.20.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: trains speed up, paint improves planes, and the CO2-scrubbing artificial trees

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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10.03.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: speed demon saws, emergency bras, and the pedal-powered monorail
10.03.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: speed demon saws, emergency bras, and the pedal-powered monorail

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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11.08.09
The perils of railroading in MMOs
11.08.09

The perils of railroading in MMOs

If your gaming origins consist of old-school tabletop gaming, you most likely know and fear the ter...

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01.27.08
WiFi coming to Massachusetts commuter trains
01.27.08

WiFi coming to Massachusetts commuter trains

It's coming to planes, so it was bound to make its way onto trains. According to a report, a 45-mil...

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12.17.06
Japanese train company to debut dual-use bus and rail vehicle
12.17.06

Japanese train company to debut dual-use bus and rail vehicle

JR Hokkaido, a Japanese rail firm, is poised to fully launch its dual-mode bus and rail vehicle. The...

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08.23.06
Laser system promises to help keep trains on the tracks
08.23.06

Laser system promises to help keep trains on the tracks

The US Federal Railroad Administration is turning to lasers to help keep the country's railways in...

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