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International Energy Agency says nations should save fuel as global energy crisis looms

The war in Ukraine is triggering the world’s first such energy crisis, and nations around the world should respond by reducing their consumption of oil and gas, the head of a key international organization warned on Friday. The International Energy Agency, which was set up in the wake of the …

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Payday loans: what are they and how do they work?

If you are interested in a short-term loan solution, perhaps even for a small amount of money, then you might find it worth looking into payday loans. Like any other loan product, a payday loan involves borrowing money from a business and paying it back with interest. But these loans …

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Ballot proposal would cap ‘predatory’ interest rates for payday loans

LANSING, MI — A polling committee is busy asking a question about the November ballot that would prevent payday lenders from charging “predatory” interest rates if approved by voters. The Michiganders for Fair Lending campaign officially launched its petition-raising effort Wednesday to cap high interest rates on payday loans, payday …

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LTA awards S$596 million in contracts for new two-car trains and expanded depot for Sengkang-Punggol LRT

SINGAPORE: Two contracts, worth a combined S$596 million, have been awarded to purchase new trains for the Sengkang-Punggol LRT line, as well as expand its depot facilities, Land Transport announced on Tuesday (February 15th). Authority (LTA) . A consortium – including Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering and Mitsubishi Heavy …

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Technogym Celebrates Partnership Behind Rafa Nadal’s Australian Open Victory

Global wellness brand Technogym celebrated Rafa Nadal’s men’s singles win at the Australian Open, highlighting his long-term sports training partnership with the tennis star. At the age of 35, Nadal became the first tennis player to win 21 Grand Slam titles last Sunday, earning his victory after a grueling encounter …

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Upgrading the commitment to London-style transport across the UK by

Deniz Huseyin February 02, 2022 Transport links across the UK will be ‘significantly closer to London standards’, with improved services, simpler fares and integrated ticketing by 2030, the government has promised in its new Leveling Up white paper . The strategy, launched today by Leveling Up Secretary Michael Gove, will …

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Airlines in Europe say they fly near-empty planes as omicron derailleurs travel because EU rules mean they can’t stop

BRUSSELS – As the omicron variant derails travel plans around the world, airlines say strict European Union regulations force them to operate nearly empty flights – unnecessary and environmentally harmful flights whose they claim to need to save their long-term take-off and landing slots at European airports. Airlines must use …

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Pakistan’s CTG-PU-JXUST Scholarship Awarded in Second Global Poverty Alleviation Cases – China Economic Net

CTG-PU-JXUST Pakistan Scholarship Elected in Second Global Poverty Alleviation Cases By Meng Fanrong ISLAMABAD, Jan. 22 (Gwadar Pro) — Recently, the 2021 High Level Forum on Rural Development was held in Beijing. A list of 106 award-winning cases in the second “Global Collection of Poverty Reduction Cases” has been posted …

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Rail campaigner from Uckfield to Lewes says MP Maria Caulfield was ‘suspended’ by government over link

Rail link offer Campaign manager Brian Hart, who edits the Missing Link newsletter on behalf of the Wealden Line campaign, told the Express: “The government has turned down our request for fundraising under the so- called the “Restoring Your Railway” (RYR) program. In a communication to Lewes MP Maria Caulfield, …

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Bus services in England face ax as end of emergency Covid funding looms | Business

Bus services in England used by hundreds of thousands of passengers are set to be cut when emergency funding for Covid expires at the end of March, transport authorities have warned. Passengers on buses have fallen sharply from 80% of pre-pandemic levels to less than 60% since the rise of …

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An existential threat to the European security architecture?

To understand Russia, you have to understand our history. Over the centuries, our country has suffered attacks from all sides. We had to become a warrior nation defending our homeland. The gravest wounds of the invasion of the Nazis and their henchmen in the Soviet Union have not yet been …

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China-Europe rail trade to modernize its infrastructure, with container traffic up 30%

The upgrades will help expand rail networks, bonded warehouses, multimodal transport, logistics parks, distribution centers, port construction, cross-border e-commerce as well as import and export processing. According to China Railway, 13,817 trains carried 1.33 million 20-foot equivalent units along the route in the first 11 months of the year, up …

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Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul railway begins freight service – The Media Line

Pakistan, Iran and Turkey seek to boost trade and regional ties with over 4,000 mile rail route [Islamabad] A freight rail service began operating between the Pakistani capital of Islamabad and the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul, operating on a route more than 4,000 miles long. The service previously operated on …

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Kentucky Steam Announces First of Multiple Operations for Historic Locomotive 2716

Historic train on a road trip in New England RAVENNA, Ky. (WTvQ) – An ambitious plan to restore and operate the C&O 2716, a 75-year-old steam locomotive weighing 400 tonnes, received a major boost. The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation has signed a deal that will bring the gigantic steam engine …

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Busy Tameside train station set to undergo major upgrades in the new year

A Tameside station that serves more than 110,000 passengers per year is ready for a major upgrade. Construction will take place at Hattersley Station in the New Year, starting Monday January 10. The station ticket office will be rebuilt with a new waiting area, toilets, workspaces and seats for passengers. …

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Public transport faces crisis fueled by Covid – Professor Iain Docherty

Train approaching Waverley Station through Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh. Image: Getty Public transport faces a crisis of a magnitude that no one currently working in the sector has faced before. Railways have been hit particularly hard by Covid, with passenger numbers dropping 95% in the first lockdown. The recovery …

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Sadiq Khan Plans London Municipal Tax Increase Amid TfL Funding Crisis | London

Sadiq Khan has said he should raise London’s council tax and cut free travel for those over 60, as the government has yet to come up with a deal to fund the pandemic-affected transport system. The mayor of London accused ministers of wanting to ‘unfairly punish Londoners’ by refusing to …

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‘Train Sim World 2’ Celebrates Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary With Free Livery And Boston Sprinter Route Update

Train Sim World 2 puts you in the cabin of iconic machines on three renowned routes, all with exclusive premieres. Feel the thrill of German high-speed ICE with Köln Schnellfahrstrecke, control the raw power of CSX on Sand Patch Grade for the first time on console, and master the complex …

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Condor announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Condor Petroleum Inc. (“Condor” or the “Company”) (TSX: CPI), is pleased to announce the continued progress of its implementation strategy modular modules proven in North America. liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) technologies and processes to produce Central Asia’s first LNG. The Company has …

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Not everyone is lucky enough to have enough money in the bank account to get themselves through any unexpected expenses before the next pay period. Emergencies, accidents, and just bad situations can all result in the need for immediate cash. Online same day payday loans can be useful since, unlike …

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Christmas Loans | 5 Best Christmas Loans For Bad Credit (2021)

Christmas Loans | 5 Best Christmas Loans For Bad Credit (2021)

According to a 2018 Credit Karma poll, over 80% of Americans are concerned about overspending for Christmas or the holidays, and some lenders specialize in Christmas Loans. If you haven’t prepared — or haven’t been able to save — for your holiday expenditures and are considering taking out a Christmas loan, …

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Best Emergency Loans for Bad Credit In 2021

It is never a good time to be in need of a loan, but it is even worse when you have a bad credit score. It does not matter how dire your need is or how badly you need the personal loan, as any popular lending institution will credit check …

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Central Wales tourist attraction set to become carbon neutral

A tourist attraction in central Wales has said it has taken an important step on its journey to become carbon neutral. The Talyllyn Heritage Railway, which connects Tywyn and Nant Gwernol, is partnering with Forest Carbon to offset emissions created by coal burned by steam locomotives. The carbon-funded forestry program …

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Thai land bridge transshipment potential

Kra Ithsmus, Thailand (NASA / NOAA) Posted on Sep 28, 2021 6:51 PM by Harry valentine The Thai government is committed to developing a land bridge at the Kra Isthmus, located between the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea. Such a land bridge could potentially serve certain types of …

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Daily update: September 27, 2021

Start each business day with our analyzes of the most pressing developments affecting the markets today, as well as a curated selection of our most recent and important information on the global economy. As the global race for net zero intensifies, all eyes are on Europe as a model for …

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Gonzales named next TTCI president

September 22, 2021 Class I, Suburb / Regional, Freight, Freight cars, High performance, Interurban, Intermodal, Light rail, Locomotives, Mechanics, News, Passenger, Fast transport, Regulatory, Safety, Short and regional lines, Commutation and terminal Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief Kari Gonzales, President, TTCI Kari Gonzales is the new leader of Transportation Technology …

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Finsbury Growth & Income Trust: September 2021 update

Nick Train invests in a small number of high quality companies over the long term In keeping with its long-term approach, it has only made one new investment in the past year. The trust has an excellent long-term track record, but has underperformed the entire UK stock market over the …

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Network Rail and Highways England publish multimodal freight strategy

Network Rail and Highways England have published the first phase of Solent’s multimodal freight strategy in the Midlands. The study is part of Network Rail’s long-term planning process and Highways England’s pioneering route strategy and projects, both designed to identify investment priorities for the future. He revealed that roads are …

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Rishi Sunak gets East Anglian rail flyer from MPs

The offer for major improvements to the Great Eastern Main Line from London to Ipswich and Norwich was presented to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. The Great Eastern Rail Taskforce was created eight years ago to lobby the government to support investment in the road. Rail operator Greater Anglia …

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NRZ tackles the puzzle of obsolete locomotives

Zimbabwe National Railways (NRZ) is spending around US $ 1.2 million to repair each locomotive, which is not sustainable in the long term, the organization’s spokesperson revealed. Currently, the NRZ has a total of 20 locomotives that have exceeded their lifespan by 25 years. Ideally, the organization needs at least …

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The Williams-Shapps plan: looking to the future

On May 20 of this year, the Williams-Shapps plan for rail and the announcement of Great British Railways – a plan to transform British railways by setting priorities, changes and new transport solutions – took location. The plan aims to ensure that UK rail is the backbone of a cleaner …

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Villagers demand reopening of well-used footpath on railway line

VILLAGERS came together this weekend to protest the seven-month “temporary” closure of a well-used footpath across the railroad tracks at Cononley. About 100 adults and children, divided into Covid-safe groups, gathered along the path, which was closed by Network Rail late last year, and waved banners calling for it to …

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Solving India’s Deadly Conflict Between Humans and Elephants

Normally regarded as gentle giants, elephants increasingly come into conflict with humans in India, where they kill around 500 people every year. The country is home to the world’s largest population of Asian elephants, an endangered species, with declining populations in its home range of 13 countries. Their forest habitats …

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Rigid Traction Transformers Market Research Report

New York, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com Announces the Publication of the “Traction Transformers Market Research Report By Mounting Position, By Rolling Stock, By Voltage Grid, By Region – Forecasts global until 2026 – Cumulative impact of COVID-19 “- https://www.reportlinker.com/p06088473/?utm_source=GNW The global traction transformer market size has been …

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CIA fights for new approach in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – The rapid US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is putting intense pressure on the CIA to find new ways to gather intelligence and carry out counterterrorism strikes in the country, but the agency has little good options. The CIA, which has been at the heart of the 20-year U.S. …

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Container transport during the Covid-19 pandemic | Kiev post

Artem Matukhno, Head of Communication Technologies From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many feared that container shipping was facing big problems and challenges. In the first half of 2020, the global economy collapsed and it became evident that new difficult times were coming, making it necessary to adapt to …

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Can railways accelerate economic recovery after Covid-19?

The impacts of Covid-19 have been very damaging to the British rail industry, which has seen a drop in ridership, a reduction in services and a slowdown in subscription purchases, which has had major economic consequences. Passenger train travel started to decline from the beginning of March last year and …

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HRA Award Class 50 Alliance Group Award for diesel locomotion

The Class 50 Alliance Ltd announced that the Heritage Railway Association (HRA) had awarded them its “Award for Diesel Locomotion”. “Diesel locomotion price” To win this award, the group had to meet the following criteria: Awarded to an HRA member organization for excellence in the overhaul, restoration, preservation or operation …

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Cheniere and Shell deliver carbon-neutral US LNG to Europe

(Reuters) – U.S. liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy Inc said on Tuesday it was supplying carbon-neutral cargo to Royal Dutch Shell as part of a long-term deal, joining a list of emission-neutralizing sellers then as more and more buyers commit to meeting environmental goals. “I believe providing climate solutions …

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UP publishes the ESG 2020 report

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief Union Pacific (UP) published an annual report on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, outlining its new strategy, “Building a Sustainable Future by 2030”. The report – which also includes the railroad’s briefing book and summarizes its financial performance (download the Building America 2020 report …

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