Rail Safety Week will return to North America in September 2019

North America’s Rail Safety Week has been scheduled for 22-29 September 2019.

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Russian Railways awards long-term coach contract

Russian Rail News
An agreement for the supply of up to 3 730 coaches worth 237bn roubles by 2025 was signed by Russian Railways’ long-distance subsidiary Federal Passenger Co and Transmashholding on February 14. This includes a firm order for 2 644 coaches, with the rest as options.

[NL] First ICNG for the Dutch railways leaves Alstom factory in Katowice

The first Coradia Stream EMU for the Dutch railways (NS) has left the Alstom factory in Katowice (PL).

The Flam Railway in 1950

Railway Preservation
Reading old copies of The Railway Magazine has been an enjoyable pastime over Christmas (2018). In the June 1950 issue of the magazine there was an article about travelling to the Sognefjord by rail.

10 Year After Action Review

Model Railways
Here is a little follow up to my video post about my 10th Anniversary. You military folks know about After Action reviews. here is mine.
Model Railways
Part 3 of my tutorial on building an N Scale Signal Kit by Showcase Miniatures. Follow along as I start my build of a single head block signal, showing you how I assemble the kit.

Air NZ Worst safety ad -pulled. What went wrong?

Other Transport News
I have not met anyone who has disliked the highly creative Air New Zealand safety briefings until now. After hree months of criticism from NZ Politicians, celebrities, and the public, the airline has pulled their latest $2.5m safety ad.

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