An appreciation: Linda Niemann

I have made mention of Linda Niemann’s books in previous posts, and will provide links in a moment. But in recommending her writing to a friend, it occurred to me that I should say some more general things.
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Prototype Fidelity Versus Practical Reality

Model Railways
The current issue of O Scale Resource magazine contains an article which will be the first of a series on scratch building locomotives in O Scale.

Next Caledonian Sleeper Managing Director appointed

Serco has named Kathryn Darbandi as the next Managing Director of Scotland to London overnight train operator Caledonian Sleeper.

Space agency backs hospital train demonstrator

A hospital train proof-of-concept demonstrator is to be developed and tested under a project funded by the European Space Agency.

Bombardier Transportation to sell Mexican wiring activities

International Rail News
Bombardier Transportation has signed an agreement to sell the electrical wiring interconnection systems activities at its Huehuetoca site to the Motherson Rolling Stocks subsidiary of Motherson Sumi Systems.

Scientific study to improve understanding of Covid-19 transmission on trains and buses

A study has been launched to develop a better understanding of the risks of Covid-19 transmission on public transport and to identify the best control measures.

Blowout in city travel times predicted as lockdown eases

Victorian Rail News
Trips on Melbourne’s major highways could blow out by half an hour compared with traffic before the COVID-19 crisis, as city-bound commuters face gridlock once lockdown measures are lifted.

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