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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Rail Travel

    U.K. Government Plans to Cut Transport Emissions by Decarbonizing Aviation, Trucks and Rail

    The U.K. government on Wednesday revealed is long-awaited Transport Decarbonization Plan that will allow it to create a net-zero transport sector by the year...

    US Diplomat Steals Russian Railroad Sign

    The Russian Foreign Ministry sent a diplomatic note to the U.S. Embassy on Monday after one of its employees was caught on video stealing...

    Passenger Train Accident in Egypt Kills 11, Injures 98

    A train accident near the Egyptian capital of Cairo killed 11 people and injured 98, the healthy ministry said in a statement on April...

    French Government Seeks to Ban Short-Haul Domestic Flights to Limit Climate Damage

    French regulators voted to abolish domestic flights on routes that can be covered by train in under two and a half hours, as the...

    Taiwan Train Derails Inside Tunnel, At Least 54 Dead, 156 Injured

    At least 54 people have died so far including the conductor after a train derailed inside a tunnel in Hualien County while 156 were...

    Malaysia Pays Singapore $76m for Cancelling High-Speed Rail Project

    Malaysia has paid $76.30 million to Singapore for the cancellation of the high-speed rail line between the neighbors after years of "stop-start negotiations," officials...

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