Why the US never manages to purchase modern rolling stock

When I recently read that NJ Transit is signing the contract to purchase new double-deck EMUs, I was positively surprised. Not only did they manage to purchase an electric multiple unit (EMU) which is much more suitable for commuter and regional transport, but they also went for a double-deck configuration permitting more capacity at the … Continue reading Why the US never manages to purchase modern rolling stock

Rail-Link from Keflavik airport (KEF) to Reykjavik city – maybe not such a good idea

I read yesterday that a group of investors is pursuing a railway project in Iceland to link the airport to the capital in light of the expected significant expansion of tourism in the next years. Two years ago, I had a chance to visit the country, explore the pristine nature and I am eager to … Continue reading Rail-Link from Keflavik airport (KEF) to Reykjavik city – maybe not such a good idea