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London may soon be connected to Tokyo via train

London may soon be connected to Tokyo via train

The Russian government has proposed an 8,400 mile rail route from London to Tokyo. The Trans-Siberian railway project includes the construction of a 28-mile bridge that would allow trains to cross the East Sea. The train would begin in London and travel through central Russia before reaching its final stop in Wakkanai, Japan. The project […]

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

By Reuters ENGLAND:  The first freight train to run from Britain to China was due to depart on Monday, carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. The 7,500-mile journey from eastern England to eastern China will take three weeks, […]

Girl, boy commit suicide by jumping in front of train in Gujranwala

Girl, boy commit suicide by jumping in front of train in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: In recent years, Pakistani couples not accepted by one partner’s family or the other’s have chosen to end their lives. However, what happened in Gujranwala on Wednesday breaks away from the regular tradition. From Romeo and Juliet to Laila Majnu, fiction is littered with examples where couples killed themselves because their love was not […]

Two months on: Victims of Landhi train collision await promised compensation money

Two months on: Victims of Landhi train collision await promised compensation money

KARACHI: Although promises of compensation money pour in from the authorities when a major incident takes place, they turn out to be hollow once the tide recedes. Something similar happened with the people who were injured when two passenger trains collided in Karachi’s Landhi area. The incident that took place on November 3, 2016 had […]

Railways launches special Christmas train

Railways launches special Christmas train

Minister for Railways Khuwaja Saad Rafique on Thursday inaugurated a special purpose ‘Xmas Peace Train’ ahead of Christmas festivities in the country. The minister, while addressing the inauguration ceremony, hailed the role of minority groups, especially Christians, in the development and prosperity of Pakistan. “The white colour of our national flag denotes minority groups, and […]

34-metre Model Train Made Entirely From Chocolate

34-metre Model Train Made Entirely From Chocolate

A 33.6-meter long train made entirely out of chocolate was unveiled at the Brussels Chocolate Week going on in Belgium. Constructed using 1,285 kg of the finest Belgian chocolate and packing an impressive 6.5million calories, the intricately detailed model was created by master chocolatier Andrew Farrugia from Malta. The model has entered the ‘Guinness Book […]

The Great Train Story at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Great Train Story at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Great Train Story is one of the world’s largest HO scale model railroads display located in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the US. The 3,500 square foot model depicts the story of modern day rail transportation in a 3,550 km journey from Seattle, Washington through several plains states en route to […]