Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Breaking Down California’s First Bullet Train

By |November 9th, 2015|Blog|

Crews in California have been working on the state’s first ever bullet train since June of this year. The proposed plan will build a train that spans from San Francisco to Los Angeles with the trip taking merely 2 ½ hours. As with any major projects, there have been a few snafus. Here is the [...]

The Importance Role of Trains to Economics

By |October 9th, 2015|Blog|

Transportation and Economics Efficiency is a key component in order to develop a strong economy. Supply and demand means nothing when the products cannot reach those who want it and in a timely manner. That is why the railroad and trucking industry are vital to today’s economic structure. Intersecting networks and the affect it has [...]

World’s Longest Railways

By |September 9th, 2015|Blog|

Countries with the Longest Railways From the United States to Brazil, you will find a railway system in nearly every country. The larger the country, the bigger the railway system will be. This is due to these countries knowing that their people need efficient transportation and they cannot survive on car alone. Here is a [...]

Continuing a Long Tradition: The Los Angeles Metro Rail System

By |August 9th, 2015|Blog|

Traveling by Rail When a commuter thinks of getting around Los Angeles and their mind head directly to thoughts of bumper-to-bumper traffic on the freeways. There is one form or transportation that has not only been around for years but continues to thrive: trains. The heart of Los Angeles train rides is located in Union [...]

The Angelino Commuter’s Ally: Railroad Transportation

By |July 20th, 2015|Blog|

Getting to Work on Time If there is anything Los Angeles residents can appreciate the most is not being stuck in traffic to and from work. Many of us know that those occurrences are few and far between. For those who have to travel a good hour or more for work can appreciate any form [...]

All Aboard!

By |June 12th, 2015|Blog|

The resurgence of the railroad The railroad cannot be held down for long! The once mighty transportation method is experiencing a renaissance (it actually never left, it remains a power among commercial use) within the passenger travel sector. In the United States, a growing young population is beginning to recognize the worth and convenience of [...]

The Shipping King

By |May 11th, 2015|Blog|

And the perpetual relevance of the railroad The railroad has been chugging along for over 200 years with no signs of stopping. It has persisted through centuries of vast advancements in engineering and infrastructure. Like all mechanical technologies, it has seen its fair share of minor improvements and adjustments. When it comes down to it, [...]

JOBS AND THE RAILROAD

By |April 6th, 2015|Blog|

  The two are invariably linked The following is information on how infrastructure, especially the railroad, is brimming with employment opportunities. How boosting infrastructure endeavors, more specifically efforts related to the railroad, can revive and sustain local and regional economies. Unemployment and the economy Jobs have always been a hot topic throughout the world. Discussions [...]

STAYING ON TRACK, THE ADVANTAGES OF RAILWAY TRANSPORTATION

By |March 4th, 2015|Blog|

Keeps the commerce of countries rolling Even in today’s highly technological world, country’s still rely on the power of railway transport for a constant flux of trade, industry, and commerce. For a gamut of reasons, the largely mechanical railroad has remained integral to these three facets. Following is an elucidation of these reasons, and how [...]

The Significance of the Railroad

By |February 2nd, 2015|Blog|

Sante Fe Springs Railroad Inspection About 100 years before the first car was invented, iron was being used to deliver goods across the country in ways that had never really been seen before. The beginnings of the modern railroads actually originated in Germany with wagonways. As early as 1550, primitive railroads consisted of wooden rails [...]