WATCH: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland release video of steam locomotive No. 4

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) has released a film showing the four-ton wheelsets for steam locomotive No. 4 being lowered into its new tyres.
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Canadian Pacific completes Central Maine & Quebec Railway acquisition

Canada
Canadian Pacific formally completed its acquisition of the Central Maine & Quebec Railway on June 3, with the takeover of the railway’s US business.

Welsh Transport Minister calls for UK investment into Wales and Borders rail network

UK
The Welsh Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates, has written to the UK Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, setting out a strong argument to build four new railway stations across Wales.

BART replacing rail near Hayward Station in July

USA
Between July and September 2020, BART crews will be working around the clock to replace and rebuild the nearly 50-year-old interlocking and other critical track components located just south of the Hayward BART Station. An interlocking is like an intersection for trains. It allows trains to cross from one track to another.

Sound Transit projects to lose $12B by 2042 as portion of tax base dies

Tram and Light Rail News
The economic downturn in the Seattle area has put some businesses on a fatal downward spiral. They will not recover, and the loss has Sound Transit officials looking at a dismal future regarding the agency’s massive transit expansion.

Call it SpaceEx underground; officials approve Musk’s idea of tunnel transit system in Calif

USA
Days after Elon Musk reached the stars, he found out he will be able to shine below the surface as well.

Did You Know: Boeing Used To Sell A Convertible 747

Airline News
The Boeing 747 is one of the most legendary jets in commercial aviation history.

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