Oblivious to the people sleeping and eating on the surface, subterranean London is undergoing one of the biggest construction projects the city's ever seen — Crossrail, a new high-speed subway line traversing the capital. New photos released from the build put all that in perspective.
Passenger rail has never been known for punctuality (at least in this century), but over the past year, Amtrak's long distance passenger trains have reportedly gone from being late 35 percent of the time to being late 60 percent of the time. But don't blame Amtrak—it's being forced to make way for the thousands of…
A new Miami train station was unveiled today by All Aboard Florida, a privately financed passenger rail project that will connect Orlando to South Florida by refurbishing 235 miles of existing rail lines. This station designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is expected to open in 2016. [All Aboard Florida]
If you're in the unenviable position of having to traverse the country by bus or train, you better make sure this map is on your phone.
NASA has been working on creating a new, cheaper method to launch spacecrafts. Their latest proposal involves train tracks, a rail gun and a scramjet. Here's what they're trying to do:
Japan may be famous for its bullet trains, but if China's plans for a high-speed railway go forward, people could be zipping over from London to Beijing in under two days.