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French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

Employees of the French rail operator SNCF working on the tracks near the Gare de l’Est train station in Paris.
French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

Employees of French rail operator SNCF working on the tracks near the Gare de l’Est train station in Paris.
Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

The storm intensified in the late afternoon, leaving commuters stuck at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.
Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

The storm intensified in the late afternoon, leaving commuters stuck at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.
Op-Ed Contributor: Who Keeps Britain’s Trains Running? Europe

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Keeps Britain’s Trains Running? Europe

Staff members walk past a Eurostar e320 train at St. Pancras station in London.
Connecticut’s Deficit Could Put Some Weekend Trains at Risk

Connecticut’s Deficit Could Put Some Weekend Trains at Risk

Connecticut officials are threatening to cut weekend train service at 17 branch-line stations, including the one in New Canaan, because of financial problems.
Now the Real Work Begins on a Manhattan Congestion Plan

Now the Real Work Begins on a Manhattan Congestion Plan

Traffic on the F.D.R. Drive near the Manhattan Bridge. A state task force recently recommended charging drivers to enter the most congested parts of Manhattan as a way to ease traffic and also raise
Teesside Journal: At England’s Loneliest Rail Station, a Train Comes Just Once a Week

Teesside Journal: At England’s Loneliest Rail Station, a Train Comes Just Once a Week

The weekly train arriving at Teesside Airport railway station, near Darlington, England.
Teesside Journal: At England’s Loneliest Rail Station, a Train Comes Just Once a Week

Teesside Journal: At England’s Loneliest Rail Station, a Train Comes Just Once a Week

The weekly train arriving at Teesside Airport railway station, near Darlington, England.
Why Hunter Harrison’s Railroad Revolution Will Outlive Him at CSX

Why Hunter Harrison’s Railroad Revolution Will Outlive Him at CSX

The late CEO accomplished a lot in just 8 months.
Winter Storm Pounds Northeast With Wind, Snow and Flooding

Winter Storm Pounds Northeast With Wind, Snow and Flooding

The Lake in Central Park, where about eight inches of snow fell on Thursday.
China’s Ambitious New ‘Port’: Landlocked Kazakhstan

China’s Ambitious New ‘Port’: Landlocked Kazakhstan

The Khorgos Gateway, where China and Kazakhstan are building a rail hub and town in a Kazakh desert.
China’s Ambitious New ‘Port’: Landlocked Kazakhstan

China’s Ambitious New ‘Port’: Landlocked Kazakhstan

The Khorgos Gateway, where China and Kazakhstan are building a rail hub and town in a Kazakh desert.
Law Requires Life-Saving Braking Device. Most Trains Don’t Have It.

Law Requires Life-Saving Braking Device. Most Trains Don’t Have It.

In 2008, a commuter train crashed head-on into a freight train in Chatsworth, north of Los Angeles, killing 25 people.
Law Requires Life-Saving Braking Device. Most Trains Don’t Have It.

Law Requires Life-Saving Braking Device. Most Trains Don’t Have It.

In 2008, a commuter train crashed head-on into a freight train in Chatsworth, north of Los Angeles, killing 25 people.
Road Trip: How I Rolled on the Crescent: New York to New Orleans by Rail

Road Trip: How I Rolled on the Crescent: New York to New Orleans by Rail

The Crescent crosses a bridge out of Lynchburg, Va.
Five Years After Sandy, Are We Better Prepared?

Five Years After Sandy, Are We Better Prepared?

Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall in the New York City region on Oct. 29, 2012, plunged Manhattan, from Midtown south to the Financial District, into darkness for several days. While much of the
Kobe Steel Problems May Be More Widespread, Raising Fears on High-Speed Rail

Kobe Steel Problems May Be More Widespread, Raising Fears on High-Speed Rail

A Shinkansen high-speed train operated by Central Japan Railway in Tokyo, in 2014. Some of its trains contain aluminum parts from Kobe Steel that did not meet industry standards.
Zippy Amtrak Train Gets Tangled in ‘the Swamp’

Zippy Amtrak Train Gets Tangled in ‘the Swamp’

An Amtrak Acela train crosses Hell Gate Bridge in New York. The train is a preferred means of transportation for Northeastern elites.