Two steam locomotives collided head-on in a publicity stunt known as the Crash at Crush. It took place in 1896 between Waco and Hillsboro, Texas.
Tips for travelling by rail in Britain.
The North Yorkshire & Cleveland Railway had reached Kildale by 1861. Now part of the North Eastern Railway, eastward extension would be completed to Grosmont on the Whitby & Pickering Railway by 1865
Some of the more unusual railways and train tracks in Britain, including an intriguing crossing in Wales; and the inspiration they gave me to build Nathanville, my own model railway in our loft.
The Staplehurst rail crash of 9th June 1865 was notable for two main reasons. One is that it happened because somebody failed to read a railway timetable properly, and the other is that a very well-kn
A journey from London to Barcelona, via Paris. How to book tickets, where to stay and what to do. Plenty of information for the traveller, with tips and advice to help smooth your trip.
Ohio leaders returned $400 million in federal funds for railroads in 2010. Here are the trains and stations that the state maintains.
In 1860 rivalry between the Stockton & Darlington Railway and West Hartlepool Harbour & Railway Co. erupted into violence on the southern foreshore of the River Tees east of Middlesbrough. Read on...
New to the Bay? Allow me - a Bay Area native and public transport aficionado - to acquaint you with our "albatross": Bay Area Rapid Transit aka BART.
The Bloomington-Normal, Illinois area has a rich railroad history. See 100 years of railroad stations in the area in this photo collection.