Are the days of short-haul flights in Europe numbered?

You may have read the story: “France bans short domestic flights where passengers can take the train.” The article by my colleague Helen Coffey describes how the French government proceeded with a recapitalization of 4 billion euros (3.5 billion pounds sterling) of the Air France contingent by reducing flights on …

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Now Online: The May Digital Edition of the Rail Age

May 4, 2021 Analytics, C&S, Class I, Commuter / Regional, Finance / Leasing, Freight, Freight cars, Freight forecasting, High performance, Interurban, Intermodal, Light Rail, Locomotives, M / W, Mechanical, News, Passenger, PTC, Rapid Transit, Regulations, security, short and regional lines, switching and terminal Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief The May …

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KiwiRail locomotives must be checked for slave labor

Wednesday May 5, 2021, 8:41 a.m.Press release: Union of Rail and Maritime Transport The railway workers’ union wants reassurance that the new KiwiRail locomotives are not involved in slave labor in China. Rail and Maritime Transport Union general secretary Wayne Butson said new information about Chinese company CRRC using forced …

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Michael Portillo of Great Railway Journeys visits Sutton Hoo

The BBC’s Great Railway Journeys highlighted “the vitality of cultural life” in Suffolk and North Essex in its latest series. The Railroad History Fair sees Michael Portillo traveling from Saxmundham to Dedham, by train and ferry, holding up his 1930s copy of Bradshaw’s Guide, a Victorian-era travel book. Mr Portillo …

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Take the bee route

Kitty Corrigan discovers ingenious plans to map safe routes for insects across the UK. We’ve all dreamed of the freedom of the open road for the past year or so, but it turns out we’re not the only ones. Bees need their own insect highways to get around – although …

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High Speed ​​Rail Market Future Scope and Revenue Competitive Analysis to 2026 – NeighbourWebSJ

High Speed ​​Train Industry Outlook 2021 Covid-19 outbreak in the global market has left companies uncertain about their future scenario as extended lockdown reveals itself a severe economic recession. The latest investigation into the COVID-19-Global outbreak High speed train market is conducted to provide performance analysis of hidden gems. Essential …

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