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Pakistan’s first Orange Line Metro Train inaugurated in Lahore

Pakistan's first Orange Line Metro Train inaugurated in Lahore

CM Punjab unveils Orange Line Train, Project will cost 1.6 billion Dollars Pakistan’s first Orange Line Metro Train has been officially inaugurated by Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif along with Chinese Consul General Long Dingbin in Lahore. Lahore Orange Line Train’s consignment of its bogies being reaching to Lahore from China, the project is expected to be completed by ... Read More »

First ‘Silk Road’ freight train from China arrives in London

First ‘Silk Road’ freight train from China arrives in London

China-to-Britain train travelled through nine countries and two continents, covered 7,500-mile distance in 18-day long journey. The first direct train from China carrying clothes, suitcases and other goods arrived in London, raising hopes the new route could strengthen trade and other ties between the two countries. The historic train travelled through nine countries and two continents and covered about 7,500-mile ... Read More »

Hyperloop train to connect Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

Futuristic Hyperloop train can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi at 500mph

A trip that takes over 2 hours on the bus and an hour on high-speed rail will now take only 12 minutes thanks to Hyperloop Hyperloop One, a United States Company, has agreed a deal with United Arab Emirates to evaluate building a new 500mph train to Abu Dhabi, which would travel 150km in just 12 minutes. The journey of 159.4 ... Read More »

At least 21 killed, 60 wounded as two trains collide in Karachi

Rescuers workers use heavy machinery on the car of a train which crashed outside Karachi, Pakistan November 3, 2016.

The Fareed Express was standing at Landhi Railway station when Zakaria Express crashed into it KARACHI – At least 21 people have been killed and around 60 more injured after two trains collided near Karachi’s Landhi Railway Station early on Thursday, officials said. The accident occurred when the incoming Zakria Express from the central city of Multan rammed into the ... Read More »

Germany to introduce driverless trains by 2023

Germany to introduce driverless trains by 2023

Germany is set to begin introducing driverless trains within the next 5 years. The Chairman of Deutsche Bahn, Rudiger Grube, reportedly told German newspapers that by 2021, 2022 or 2023 the company would be equipped with infrastructure that would facilitate autonomous trains. The first pilot project for the self-driving trains has already begun in a test field built in the ... Read More »

World’s longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

The new Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland is the world’s longest train tunnel running at 57 km long under the Alps. It took 17 years to build and replaces Japan’s 53.9km Seikan tunnel The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened in Switzerland on Wednesday, nearly seven decades after it was first proposed and 17 years after construction ... Read More »

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