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By Josh Boak, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Tens of thousands of railway workers have walked off the job in Britain, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country's biggest transit strike in three decades. Tuesday's action could be a precursor to a summer of labor…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
A Japanese railway company, Tokyu, says it now uses just solar and other renewable energy to power its sprawling train service.
By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, about 200,000 rode the train through the tunnel under the Hudson river between New York and New Jersey every day. The tunnel, built in 1910, is over 111 years old—and due to lingering damage from…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber
It's been called the most urgent infrastructure program in America — but for decades, the Gateway Program has been on hold. The $30-billion project would see a dramatic upgrade to transportation infrastructure in the most heavily used section of the…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Connie Kargbo
By Julia Griffin
Gulliver’s Gate -- an elaborate, miniature world just two blocks from New York City’s Times Square -- features 300 scenes from around the world scaled down to one-87th their real life proportions.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Turkey announced plans to release nearly 40,000 prison inmates to clear space for a similar number detained over last month’s coup attempt. Depending on their remaining sentences, prisoners may qualify for early release, although the…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
Freight railroads are warning they may halt certain toxic chemicals shipments and stop allowing passenger trains to use their tracks if Congress doesn't extend a looming deadline to start using certain safety technology.
By News Desk
An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York derailed in north Philadelphia Tuesday night, killing at least six and injuring more than 100.
By Laura Santhanam
Following Tuesday’s Amtrak accident in Philadelphia that left at least seven people dead, the NewsHour explored 25 years of railroad passenger fatality data from the Federal Railroad Administration.
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