from India Insight:

Railway Budget 2014: Reactions from the common man

July 8, 2014

In his maiden budget, Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda said the bulk of India's future railway projects will be financed through public-private partnerships and that his ministry would seek cabinet approval for allowing foreign direct investment in the state-owned network. (Click here for Rail Budget highlights)

from Photographers' Blog:

Riding the Moscow metro

August 22, 2013

Moscow, Russia

By Lucy Nicholson

London has the world’s oldest underground rail system; Tokyo’s metro has employees to push people into packed trains; New York’s subway is an ethnic melting pot. Hidden beneath the streets of Moscow is something completely different. To step onto the Moscow metro is to step back in time and immerse yourself in a museum rich in architecture and history.

from Photographers' Blog:

Kiev’s workout paradise

July 4, 2013

Kiev, Ukraine

By Gleb Garanich

Let me introduce you to the famous open-air “Sweat Gym” composed of around 200 work-out machines assembled from scrap iron to train all muscles. It is laid out on an island in the Dnieper river off Kiev.

from Photographers' Blog:

Stopover in Mexico: The train to dreams

October 8, 2012

By Edgard Garrido

What really happens when a man, or a woman, or even a child, abandons their home motivated by the idea of a better life? How do they imagine it? What do they wish for, what are they missing?

from Oddly Enough Blog:

This train is bound for glory, this train

October 31, 2011

Whoa! Did you see that, Clancy? Looked like Pope Benedict on that train that just went by!

from George Chen:

A turning point for China?

By George Chen
July 28, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

Is the train crash tragedy becoming a turning point for China's political and economic development?

from George Chen:

Not just an accident

By George Chen
July 25, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

We’ve talked about whether China's economy will have a soft or hard landing. In fact, what China needs is a pause. Lots of things in China may be moving way too fast. Including our trains.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

A loco motive for doing this?

July 14, 2011

Hey Doctor, it's me! Earl! I'm calling from out here on the railway line where you sent me. Are you positive this will make me better?

from Your View:

The exodus for Eid Al-Adha

By Annette Kristiansen
November 18, 2010

People ride on a train roof to leave the city to celebrate Eid Al-Adha with their friends and families, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 2010. Your View/Saad Shahriar

from Your View:

The exodus for Eid Al-Adha

By Annette Kristiansen
November 18, 2010

People ride on a train roof to leave the city to celebrate Eid Al-Adha with their friends and families, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 2010. Your View/Saad Shahriar