Japan by rail: A Cherry Blossom spectacular

Japan is famous for its cutting-edge rail technology and you can verify that fact first-hand on this rail tour of the Land of the rising Sun.
Asian Rail News

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A Pacific National Freight train travelling from Melbourne to Griffth has derailed near Barnawartha

Victorian Rail News
A Pacific National Freight train travelling from Melbourne to Griffth has derailed near Barnawartha in North East Victoria just south of Wodonga.

Eastleigh derailed train: Delays continue into second day

Rail commuters face a second day of delays and cancellations after a freight train derailed in Hampshire.

Victorian train delays continue with V/Line strikes on two lines

Victorian Rail News
Victorian public transport will be disrupted again on Wednesday as regional trains won’t be running on the Geelong and Warrnambool lines.

Website Now Upgraded to SSL

Today I’ve made a brief upgrade to the website so that it runs over SSL with an https:// at the start of the domain instead of the traditional less secure http:// version.

JR East set to roll out new Shinkansen catenary system

Asian Rail News
The new system uses two rather than three wires, eliminating the traditional auxiliary catenary wire found in conventional compound overhead line equipment used on Shinkansen.

Canadian Pacific corrects inaccuracies in CBC reporting of Field, B.C. derailment

This week, RT&S filed two reports on the calls for an outside police agency to reopen the investigation into the Canadian Pacific derailment and crash that occurred on Sept. 4, 2019 near Field, B.C.

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