SOURCE:China Central Television (CCTV)- China will upgrade the speed of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed train to 350 km/h starting from September, according an announcement by the China Railway Corporation on Sunday. Continue reading
Routine safety checks carried out last week on the signalling system on the route where two German trains collided head on revealed no “technical problems,” says a German rail spokesperson.
Christian migrants sing and pray at a service in a makeshift church in their camp in Calais.
Migrants at a makeshift camp in Calais learn French to help with asylum applications, as tensions rise around French shipping port.
Migrants sleeping rough in Calais wake in makeshifts camps as they continue their daily attempts to cross the Channel tunnel.
A passenger train crashes into the back of another train leaving over 200 people wounded.
Migrants camping in the French port of Calais try to board lorries to make the journey across the English Channel to Britain.
Ferry workers continue to block the port of Calais, forcing the closure of the Channel Tunnel leaving trucks and migrants hoping to get to the United Kingdom stranded in France.
ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – The tagline says it all.
This Independently Powered Electric Multiple Unit is being tested out over five weeks on a ten-mile track just outside London.
The train draws power from overhead lines.
It then lowers its pantograph and can run on its batteries instead.