Positive Train Control systems use satellite and computer data to monitor trains and prevent them from going too fast.
Train travel, in general, is safe, but data on crashes suggest there may be safer places and ways to sit on a train.
A passenger train derailed and overturned in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people and leaving a horrific scene of mangled metal and broken glass.
This week on Tasty Tech, we have a cappuccino-brewing robot, clear clay and the fastest train in the world.
A man and his friend travel by cargo train across the Mauritania Railway, a 700-kilometer journey in a country crippled by terrorism, slavery, and poverty. Find out why they take this dangerous ride.
A freight train carrying crude oil derailed, leaking oil into a river, and setting 15 cars on fire.
A high-speed rail could cut the trip between Russia and China from six days to two.
By 2020, the city will have a fleet of 250 new subway cars transporting passengers on air-cooled, driverless trains. Continue reading →
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