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Times News
A head of steamfrom the last ride at night to first ride in the morning. Three crew members a
A head of steam
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
from the last ride at night to first ride in the morning. Three crew members are needed to power the 1928 engine, one to drive and two to shovel tons of coal into the fire. “We don’t run a steam locomotive often. It takes a lot of manpower to... Read more
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Engadget
A closer look at Boosted Boards' Dual+ electric skateboardMy younger, street-skating self would've scoffed at the idea of an electric ska
A closer look at Boosted Boards' Dual+ electric skateboard
Engadget / Posted 3 days ago
My younger, street-skating self would've scoffed at the idea of an electric skateboard, at least one that wasn't built for tricks while in transit. But having spent less time doing slappies and ollies in recent years, taking to the streets on an... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Typewriter, you're fired! How writers learned to love the computera typewriter. “If you want to update your office, here’s a tip,” went the press
Typewriter, you're fired! How writers learned to love the computer
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
a typewriter. “If you want to update your office, here’s a tip,” went the press adverts, with a picture of a pile of old electric typewriters being dumped in landfill. Walking round Akihabara, Tokyo’s electronics district, in February 1985, the... Read more
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Providence Business News
Is there a missing link in state job training?said, led last July to a full-time job at South County Hospital in South Kingst
Is there a missing link in state job training?
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
said, led last July to a full-time job at South County Hospital in South Kingstown. But the experience of General Dynamics Electric Boat was less positive. Maura Dunn, vice president of human resources and administration at one of the state's... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
New power from old: CSX locomotive rebuild program preserves jobs in Huntington, WVthe head of the train were several dozen tank cars holding hazmat placards bear
New power from old: CSX locomotive rebuild program preserves jobs in Huntington, WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
the head of the train were several dozen tank cars holding hazmat placards bearing the number 1267 — petroleum crude oil. Trains carrying crude oil have multiplied the past few years because of drilling in the Bakken Shale of North Dakota.... Read more
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NZCity
Urgent Auckland rail safety changes neededlights, bells and barriers all working. TAIC said the warnings were all direct
Urgent Auckland rail safety changes needed
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
lights, bells and barriers all working. TAIC said the warnings were all directed at pedestrians and traffic on Morningside Drive and only a "Look for trains" sign was aimed at passengers walking down the ramp. There had been a death at the level... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tracks for SGR to Start Being Laid This Yearand culverts has been completed ahead of schedule. So far he says the designs
Tracks for SGR to Start Being Laid This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and culverts has been completed ahead of schedule. So far he says the designs of the integration engineering of the electric power signals among others have also been completed. "As we gear towards construction of the SGR project, one of... Read more
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Nottingham Post
This is the man taking charge of Europe's newest electric tram networkLowe. He made bikes with Raleigh, worked for cycle retailers Halfords and, from
This is the man taking charge of Europe's newest electric tram network
Nottingham Post / Posted 8 days ago
Lowe. He made bikes with Raleigh, worked for cycle retailers Halfords and, from today, he takes charge of Europe's newest electric tram network. Although he began life as an apprentice bicycle engineer, he gravitated to the commercial wing of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands of migrants storm police line to reach Macedonia from Greeceemergency on Thursday Families have converged on the Macedonian border city of
Thousands of migrants storm police line to reach Macedonia from Greece
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
emergency on Thursday Families have converged on the Macedonian border city of Gevgelija in recent weeks, hoping to catch trains across the country to Serbia. The rain-soaked crowd of around 3,000 migrants, including children, have spent days... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police in Macedonia fire tear gas at migrantsreality of migrants' promised land in Europe: Father shields his son as police
Police in Macedonia fire tear gas at migrants
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
reality of migrants' promised land in Europe: Father shields his son as police fire tear gas and stun grenades to drive back 3,000 refugees trying to cross into Macedonia from Greece Clashes erupted after Macedonia declared state of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Your viewsHave been to both Vienna and Zurich and they both have world leading public tra
Your views
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Have been to both Vienna and Zurich and they both have world leading public transport. Auckland has only just turned fully electric and lacks a rail link to the airport and still too many citizens rely on driving. - Alex Fletcher on Facebook • And... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Model for success lies out west - look at New Lynnago during a trip to Subiaco, Perth. Following on from the Australian example,
Model for success lies out west - look at New Lynn
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
ago during a trip to Subiaco, Perth. Following on from the Australian example, a robust development agency was created to drive the western suburb's development and the entrenched rail which opened up New Lynn for development. Deputy Mayor Penny... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 20a specialist appointment even after several referrals and their condition has d
August 20
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
a specialist appointment even after several referrals and their condition has deteriorated to the point where they cannot drive, they cannot walk, or they are now terminally ill? Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN : As one member in the House has said... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How can we fix Auckland's transport woes?is one of the biggest nightmares for most commuters. Many people using public t
How can we fix Auckland's transport woes?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
is one of the biggest nightmares for most commuters. Many people using public transport complain about unreliable buses and trains that don't come frequently enough. Some say our public transport isn't cheap enough to lure them out of their cars or... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Transport options across the cityis one of the biggest nightmares for most commuters. Many people using public t
Transport options across the city
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
is one of the biggest nightmares for most commuters. Many people using public transport complain about unreliable buses and trains that don't come frequently enough. Some say our public transport isn't cheap enough to lure them out of their cars or... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Motordromes, aeroplanes transformed Bangor fairall the autos people had come in entertained many folks. Hundreds of people wer
Motordromes, aeroplanes transformed Bangor fair
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
all the autos people had come in entertained many folks. Hundreds of people were arriving in “machines” instead of on the electric trolley or steam trains. “Never was there such a showing in Eastern Maine,” enthused a reporter for the Bangor... Read more
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Slate
This Technology Saves Gas by Shutting Down Your Car Engine at Stoplights. And It’s Coming to America.for Improvement“Start-stop” technology shuts downs car engines at stoplights to
This Technology Saves Gas by Shutting Down Your Car Engine at Stoplights. And It’s Coming to America.
Slate / Posted 18 days ago
for Improvement“Start-stop” technology shuts downs car engines at stoplights to save gas. It’s coming to America. When you drive a manual-shift car after a long period of driving only automatics, stalling is part of the territory. But the last few... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wales: Brecon Beacons is spectacular, but what sets this national park apart is its human historyit is the grey ghost of the stronghold it once was. I career around country ro
Wales: Brecon Beacons is spectacular, but what sets this national park apart is its human history
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
it is the grey ghost of the stronghold it once was. I career around country roads in a little Twizys, the single-person electric car that is tiny enough to be laughable – until I wind up on a main road with lorries whizzing past. I learn that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Class Auckland: Urban sprawl our biggest challengeCouncil launch an effort to replace around 40,000 streetlights with energy-savi
Class Auckland: Urban sprawl our biggest challenge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Council launch an effort to replace around 40,000 streetlights with energy-saving LED lights - saving $36 million in electricity costs - along with a "greening" of its vehicle fleet to hybrids and electric cars, and an overhaul of its... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
From egos to electronics, massive change reshaping auto industrypitch: “If you can find a better car, buy it!” I was a business writer for The
From egos to electronics, massive change reshaping auto industry
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
pitch: “If you can find a better car, buy it!” I was a business writer for The Edmonton Journal and my beat was planes, trains and automobiles. Lido – as some referred to him – was a car boss who impressed and intimidated me and I wasn’t alone.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Franklin revolts over electrification delayBy Sunday evening the petition had passed 500 supporters, many of them commenti
Franklin revolts over electrification delay
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
By Sunday evening the petition had passed 500 supporters, many of them commenting about the inconvenience the switch to electric trains out to Papakura had caused.Kloeten, a public relations consultant who commutes by train to his job in the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Hobby Weekend can be very educationalat the fair, where fair goers can learn about different hobbies from experts.
Hobby Weekend can be very educational
New Jersey Herald / Posted 23 days ago
at the fair, where fair goers can learn about different hobbies from experts. In one area there are steam powered model trains. Next to that are electric model trains. Ten feet from that sit a pair of looms. There was also a 1914 sewing machine,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
$1.2B for what? Much of the cash spent on scrapped plan for ARC tunnel will go to wasterecovered. Taxpayers did receive some things for their money that they can use
$1.2B for what? Much of the cash spent on scrapped plan for ARC tunnel will go to waste
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
recovered. Taxpayers did receive some things for their money that they can use today, including a fleet of new NJ Transit trains. Their money also purchased things that may become useful in the future, including property rights, but that potential... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The changing face of Aucklandthe brave would cycle around town, train and bus travel was an irregular nightm
The changing face of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
the brave would cycle around town, train and bus travel was an irregular nightmare. While there are still bugs to iron out (electric trains, we're hoping for efficiency) and a lot more chaos to come as the city is dug up for the city rail link,... Read more
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Rappler
Finding no respite from traffic and the crowdsCotton Seiler posted on Facebook by a friend who teaches at the University of C
Finding no respite from traffic and the crowds
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
Cotton Seiler posted on Facebook by a friend who teaches at the University of California at Davis. It’s called “Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America.” It is a cultural history of driving in the US and a critique of what... Read more
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The Post-Standard
With taxpayer help, Syracuse University builds $4 million parking lottruly innovative. Among the many suggestions: Offer bike rentals; open an inter
With taxpayer help, Syracuse University builds $4 million parking lot
The Post-Standard / Posted 27 days ago
truly innovative. Among the many suggestions: Offer bike rentals; open an internet café and tourism center; connect to trains, planes and buses; provide a rope tow for bikes going up the SU hill; start a gondola service. Edward Bogucz,... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Li-ion Battery Market for All Electric Vehicles 2015- Rise in Number of Li-ion Battery Manufacturing Bases in Chinafor power tools, e-bikes, EVs, and PHEVs. Lithium nickel cobalt aluminum oxide
Global Li-ion Battery Market for All Electric Vehicles 2015- Rise in Number of Li-ion Battery Manufacturing Bases in China
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
for power tools, e-bikes, EVs, and PHEVs. Lithium nickel cobalt aluminum oxide and lithium titanate batteries are used in electric power trains and grid storage systems. The availability of different types of Li-ion batteries is expected to boost... Read more
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The Pitch
In the East Bottoms, John McDonald sets out to brew the futureUp has added to its portfolio a few vacant lots and some of the housing stock i
In the East Bottoms, John McDonald sets out to brew the future
The Pitch / Posted 28 days ago
Up has added to its portfolio a few vacant lots and some of the housing stock in the area. It also recently picked up the Electric Park Café (a diner that once was a Town Topic) and some land adjacent to it. The plans for all of this remain just... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Portable cellphone chargers now available for rent at Union StationOr users can buy a Qube for $44.99 using a credit card. “It means people aren’
Portable cellphone chargers now available for rent at Union Station
FOX News Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
Or users can buy a Qube for $44.99 using a credit card. “It means people aren’t sitting on the floor or standing around electrical outlets that were installed to run floor polishers and vacuum cleaners,” said Marc Magliari, a spokesman for... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Top Headlineshome for the day after declining to rule out the death penalty for James Holmes
Top Headlines
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 28 days ago
home for the day after declining to rule out the death penalty for James Holmes.More >> Salvation Army Clothes for Kids driver seeks to help homeless studentsSalvation Army Clothes for Kids driver seeks to help homeless students The Salvation... Read more
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The Auto Channel
BMW Tests Fuel Cell Technology In 5 Series GT Prototype by Henny Hemmes +VIDEOquite a few car manufacturers are looking into fuel cell technology. Early sta
BMW Tests Fuel Cell Technology In 5 Series GT Prototype by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO
The Auto Channel / Posted 28 days ago
quite a few car manufacturers are looking into fuel cell technology. Early start I do remember quite well my first test drive in 2006 with a BMW Hydrogen 7 Series. It was BMW’s third research project for the use of hydrogen. The mighty 6-liter... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Places to go and things to doDorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, White Mills. WADE PRESTON: Saturday, 6 a
Places to go and things to do
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, White Mills. WADE PRESTON: Saturday, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, $16 to $22. Visit . 570-588-8077. UNITED POLKA ARTISTS FEATURING JIMMY STURR AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Saturday, 7... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lifestyles - The Times-TribuneDorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, White Mills. WADE PRESTON: Saturday, 6 a
Lifestyles - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, White Mills. WADE PRESTON: Saturday, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, $16 to $22. Visit . 570-588-8077. UNITED POLKA ARTISTS FEATURING JIMMY STURR AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Saturday, 7... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Furore as Sky's Eamonn Holmes calls for electric fences in Calais crisis Migrants who managed to pass the police block on the Eurotunnel site run towa
Furore as Sky's Eamonn Holmes calls for electric fences in Calais crisis
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Migrants who managed to pass the police block on the Eurotunnel site run towards the boarding docks in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on late July 29, 2015. One man... Read more
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CNET
In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each otheracademia, the government and private industry will explore two profoundly trans
In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
academia, the government and private industry will explore two profoundly transformative automotive technologies: cars that drive themselves and cars that communicate wirelessly with each other. The changes coming to cars makes recent decades'... Read more
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