Post Tagged with: "Transport"

Syrians ride first train across Aleppo after liberation

January 25, 2017 10:36 am
Syrians ride first train across Aleppo after liberation

Syrian railway workers wait for a train to leave Aleppo’s Jibreen station, on the city’s eastern outskirts, for a one-hour round trip on January 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of Syrians have traveled on the first train to run across the eastern part of Aleppo in the wake of […]

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Duo behind amateur porn shoot at railway station escape charges

January 20, 2017 1:00 am
Duo behind amateur porn shoot at railway station escape charges

Police know who these people are but cannot prosecute them. Photo / Supplied They shot an amateur porno featuring sex acts on a public bench at a Victorian railway station. And despite police knowing exactly who they are, the people behind the Trainline Tramp video that scandalised train commuters around […]

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Major power outage halts Amsterdam rail service, roads

January 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Major power outage halts Amsterdam rail service, roads

People wait at Amsterdam’s central station after an electricity outage in much of the city and the surrounding areas hits trains, trams and metro stations, January 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A major power outage in the Netherlands’ capital, Amsterdam, has led to huge road and rail service commotion as […]

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New wave of strikes cripple UK public transportation

January 9, 2017 1:00 pm
New wave of strikes cripple UK public transportation

A Train arrives at a London metro station. (File photo) A new round of walkouts by public transportation workers has hit the UK, following the government of Prime Minister Theresa May’s failure in addressing long-running contract disputes and job security concerns. The industrial action began on Sunday, when workers with […]

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Annual ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ hits cities around the world

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Annual ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ hits cities around the world

Young people with no pants wait for the subway train during the event ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ in Berlin, Germany. Photo / AP Subway riders around the world got an eyeful when their fellow transit users stripped down to their underwear on yesterday for the annual No Pants Subway Ride. […]

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Rail workers strike sparks commuter misery in Britain

August 9, 2016 2:00 pm
Rail workers strike sparks commuter misery in Britain

Thousands of train passengers in Britain have been caught up in a transport chaos, as a five-day walkout by rail workers enters its second day. Employees of Southern, one of the UK’s major train operating companies, walked out from their positions on Monday, to protest planned job changes which may lead […]

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Iran-bound Turkish train bombed, no fatalities

July 26, 2016 8:00 am
Iran-bound Turkish train bombed, no fatalities

The file photo of a train in the eastern Turkish province of Van A bomb explosion has occurred on board a Turkish freight train that was en route from eastern Turkey to Iran, causing the train to derail. Hossein Qassemi, Iran’s consulate general in the city of Erzurum in eastern […]

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Norway engineers pioneer world’s first underwater floating tunnel

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Norway engineers pioneer world’s first underwater floating tunnel

The proposed floating tunnel would be a world’s first. Photo / Youtube Norwegian engineers have proposed a truly innovative solution to a travel difficulty faced by the picturesque country. As a part of huge infrastructure project in Norway, engineers have proposed to build a world first floating underwater tunnel in […]

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Protest against taxi apps causes chaos in Indonesia capital

March 23, 2016 10:30 pm
Protest against taxi apps causes chaos in Indonesia capital

Taxis are lined up during a protest against competition from ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Grab. Photo / AP Thousands of taxi drivers yesterday caused traffic chaos in the Indonesian capital in a rowdy protest against competition from ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Grab. TV footage showed long […]

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Four killed in first Airbus A400M military plane crash

May 10, 2015 4:38 pm
Four killed in first Airbus  A400M military plane crash

  Emergency services personnel work in the area after the plane crash near Seville airport. Photo / AP At least four people have been killed in the crash of an Airbus A400M military plane near Spain’s southern Seville airport during a training flight, the first fatal accident involving the new […]

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