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SA aims to become train manufacturer
2012-05-30 09:29:00
South Africa is on track to become a manufacturer of locomotives for the rest of Africa, says Transnet CEO Brian Molefe, with the state company set to allocate R4-billion of its seven-year, R300-billion infrastructure spend to research and development in rail and ports equipment.
Indian passenger train rams freight train; 15 die
2012-05-22 08:00:00
A passenger train rammed into a freight train before dawn Tuesday in southern India, killing at least 15 people in the collision and fire, officials said.
NASA To Train Astronauts For Asteroid Landings
2012-05-15 21:47:00
From DVICE: There's a lot of talk about what NASA's deep space manned missions will look like, and now a news article is giving us a sneak peek ahead of any official announcement: sending a crew of astronauts to land on a nearby asteroid, which would mean boldly going where no human has
Lost and Found: All Aboard the Trackless Train
2012-05-14 17:00:00
Some cars you learn about in dribs and drabs. A hint here and there, and after a while, you eventually find the whole story. This mystery trackless train, however, has absolutely refused to give up its secrets since we first came across it last year. This time, thanks to H.A.M.B. member ehdubya,
P90X2 Train Your Inner Athlete
2012-05-12 19:23:00
P90X2Beachbody Intense Workout Schedule P90X is based on Muscle Confusion and P90X2 really ups the ante by adding a training technique developed by professional sports trainers for the world’s most elite athletes, brought to you by Beachbody Fitness. P90X2 builds on your results from P90X?with even a lot more Muscle mass Confusion. That implies the... [Continue Reading]
P90X2 Beachbody Train Your Inner Athlete
2012-05-12 19:23:00
P90X2 builds on your results from P90X with even a lot more Muscle mass Confusion. That implies the all-new exercises in P90X2 will get you in amazing form.
Travelling by Train in Portugal
2012-05-11 09:00:00
I travelled from Lisbon to Faro on the InterCity train in March 2012. It was my first experience of trains in Portugal. I booked my ticket in advance online, at the same time I did my online check-in for my flights. The CP Portuguese train site is available in English. There weren’t that many trains ...Travelling by Train in Portugal Best Places to Visit Europe from the Europe a la Carte Travel Blog. Copyrighted content published on Europe a la Carte.
Thomas the Train: Take-n-Play Annie and Clarabel Two-pack
2012-05-08 09:00:00
List Price: $11.99Deal Price: $8.99You Save: $3.00 (25%)Each item in this assortment includes two of your favorite Thomas and Friends characters, coaches, and/or cargo cars. Each durable die-cast engine and vehicle features magnet connectors that connect either way. Perfect for Take-n-PlayTM Portable Fold-Out Playsets.Expires May 15, 2012
4 Hurdles to Overcome When Planning a Trans-Mongolian Train Journey
2012-05-07 13:00:00
Brooke outlines 4 challenges all travelers face when planning to take the Trans-Mongolian train from China to Russia.--------- Join Travel Blog Success today and learn to build a better travel blog. Membership includes 27 tutorials, 12 expert audio interviews, private support forum, and much more.
50% Off ZakTrak train track sets
2012-05-06 09:00:00
Save today on all sets of ZakTrak. We make extended length train track compatible with Brio and Thomas & Friends wooden trains. All ZakTrak products are eligible for Super Saver Shipping.Expires May 13, 2012
Death on NYC train platform leads to $180k mystery
2012-05-03 12:07:00
The mystery began with a heart attack, a man with a past, and a bag of money that federal authorities now want to keep.
Ferrari Chairman Takes On Italian Train Monopoly
2012-04-26 15:16:00
From Wired Top Stories: Starting this Saturday, a new kind of train will start rolling on Italian rails. It's called NTV, and it's Europe's only privately owned high-speed train, and it counts among its founders Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. Read the whole article
Police: Dutch train crash injures almost 125 people
2012-04-21 22:05:00
Almost 125 people were injured, many seriously, when two Dutch commuter trains crashed head-on in Amsterdam on Saturday, police said. There were no immediate reports of fatalities, but of those injured, 13 suffered major injuries while 43 or 44 were badly injured, a spokesman said. About 70 suffered minor injuries. A trauma helicopter was used to bring the injured to hospital, a spokesman for railways group NS said. The trains did not serve Schiphol international airport, the NS spokesman added, but the accident disrupted airport train service. ...
Dick Clark Dies: American Bandstand, Soul Train, Clark?s Impact On This Bla
2012-04-19 02:07:00
Dick Clark died at 82 years of age and of a heart attack today. Remembering Dick Clark, the King of New Years’ Eve, take me back to the late 60s and early 70s, when I watched American Bandstand at a time when most Blacks were told not to by other Blacks. My Mom (or Father (Read More...)
Dick Clark Dies: American Bandstand, Soul Train, Clark?s Impact On This Bla
2012-04-19 02:07:00
Dick Clark died at 82 years of age and of a heart attack today. Remembering Dick Clark, the King of New Years’ Eve, take me back to the late 60s and early 70s, when I watched American Bandstand at a time when most Blacks were told not to by other Blacks. My Mom (or Father (Read More...)
Dinosaur Train?s ?Dinosaurs A to Z? Countdown Contest
2012-04-16 17:43:00
If you’re a fan of Dinosaur Train, you won’t want to miss their one-hour special “Dinosaurs A to Z” premiering May 14th on PBS KIDS! This episode will encourage its tiny viewers to practice the alphabet while learning about the diversity of dinosaurs. Until then, Dinosaur Train is hosting a “Dinosaurs A to Z” Countdown ...
The Turbine Train Alignment
2012-04-13 16:58:00
I would like to share with you my thoughts and get it corrected if necessary. There is the turbine train: a small steam turbine, a gearbox and a generator. The gearbox is placed in the front of the turbine, at steam inlet side. I do not know the alignment details but I am going to get them within
Kiper is officially on the Tannehill-to-Dolphins train. Choo Choo
2012-04-04 23:50:00
ESPN this afternoon released Mel Kiper's second-to-last mock draft of the 2012 pre-draft season. As you're all certainly aware, Kiper's three previous mock drafts this year had the Miami Dolphins selecting Iowa tackle Riley Reiff. Not so, this time around. Kiper took a cue from fellow ESPN draft puppet Todd McShay and the majority of analysts at NFL Network and slotted Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill into the Dolphins' selection at No. 8 overall. Kiper justified the pick by pointing out that Miami "lacks a long-range plan at quarterback," but said he wouldn't endorse Tannehill as someone who can start right out of the box. Kiper notes that Tannehill has an enormously high ceiling and makes sense in a situation where he can develop behind a starter who is already in place, especially considering the rate at which Tannehill developed during his brief time as a starting quarterback for the Aggies. "Tannehill's already sound mechanics and skill set imply a bright...
The Train in Spain: Essential information about trains and fares
2012-04-04 16:34:00
Regina Bryan’s interesting article here on EuroCheapo last month sparked a discussion on rail fares in Spain. So we thought a few thoughts on Spanish rail travel might be in order. The hop-on-at-will culture that prevails in many European countries when it comes to long-distance rail travel simply does not apply in Spain. All long-distance services in Spain and even the majority of inter-regional (or medium-distance) trains need to be pre-booked. Access to departure platforms at principal stations is strictly regulated, with only those holding a valid ticket and seat reservation for the upcoming departure being allowed through to the platform. On premium services, luggage is screened in X-ray machines. Seville Santa Justa station. Photo © hidden europe Grand design So the whole mood of many Spanish main-line stations is more like that of an airport. This is not unique to Spain. Travelers on the Eurostar services that link London with the continent will be familiar with check-in p...
Israeli-US Air, Naval Forces Train for Energy War ? Defense/Security ? News
2012-04-03 15:26:00
Israeli, Greek and U.S. forces are in the midst of a drill in preparation for a possible war over Israel’s huge off-shore gas discoveries, which also may contain commercializable oil. Lebanon and Hizbullah have claimed the fields are in Lebanese …Read more »
The Night Train from Madrid to Paris: The Elipsos experience
2012-03-28 16:25:00
Madrid Chamartín station has little of the appeal or the convenience of the Spanish capital’s main rail hub at Atocha. Located near the city center, Atocha is extravagant and exuberant. The classic art nouveau train shed, now a superb indoor tropical garden, stands cheek by jowl with architect Rafael Moneo’s assertive late-20th century new add-on terminal. The modern Atocha looks more like an impressive airport than a railway station, and indeed its entire way of working is more akin to an airport. Chamartín, tucked away in Madrid’s northern suburbs, is the poor relation. It is convenient for the Real Madrid stadium and not much else. Indeed Chamartín has a football theme. The station was built in the run-up to the 1982 World Cup which was hosted by Spain. The Elipsos dining car. Photo © hidden europe The 6:12 p.m. to Paris So at six in the evening, while Atocha bustles with the commuter rush, Chamartín is sedate and relaxed. It is the boarding point for one of Europe’s...
Indian Railways To Launch GPS Train Location Tracking Service
2012-03-28 08:38:00
Indian Railways is looking at launching a service which will help passengers track its trains in real-time using Google Maps, a functionality very similar to GPS navigation. This will make it easy for travelers to access and track track their trains from their computers and mobile devices. Economic Times reports that the Center for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has partnered with the prestigious Indian Space Research Organization to develop a GPS-based solution. This technology can provide the location of a train accurately down to 10 meters and at a maximum time latency of 2 minutes which makes it almost real-time by practical standards. Besides helping travelers, this new GPS device is mainly being installed to avert collision between trains and prevent any loss of life. CRIS has integrated this GPS device in Google Maps and ISRO’s INSAT-3C will help in tracking the trains. This project is large scale and hence CRIS plans to allocate Rs. 70 crore to the project. A pilot pr...
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Baby Born on Train, Named for Railway Minister
2012-03-27 11:00:00
In early 2011, a woman named Aarti from Bihar, India, gave a birth to a baby girl while riding the Barauni Express bound for Delhi. The family decided to name the baby after India’s then-Minister of Railways, Mamata Banerjee. Source: ‘Mamata Banerjee’ born in train
A dream ? Lebanese train from Beirut to Paris
2012-03-17 09:54:00
The last time a train has traveled to Lebanon, it was in 1995. In 1991, there had been that “Peace Train”, which had sprung from Beirut to Byblos, as a symbol of the resurrection of the country. Then nothing, or very little. Some people still want to believe and projects are regularly updated. One proposes to reactivate the line Beirut-Jounieh-Chekka, Beirut Antelias, Jiye Jounieh, Jounieh-Chekka, or Aboudiy Tripoli, or the Syrian border … Nice projects, which remain a dead letter in the absence of political will. Bechara Hanna Assi, president of the union of railways, has a dream. It does not necessarily require that the Taurus Express, linking Paris to Beirut, resume service. No, every little section over which circulate a train, fill with happiness. Just to hear again, the train whistle. Source: L’Orient-Le Jour.
Part 2 of B-boys on the A train.
2012-03-07 20:18:00
Part 2 of B-boys on the A train.
D. Buchanan liked Rinia Dataram's blog post 'LOUIS VUITTON train&
2012-03-07 16:31:00
D. Buchanan liked Rinia Dataram's blog post 'LOUIS VUITTON train'
What If I Train Them And They Leave?
2012-03-02 15:00:00
What if you don't train them and they stay? Photo
This train never derailed more than once a trip
2012-03-02 06:00:00
Fans like it because it is short, completely independent (in more ways than one), and sticks staunchly to steam power—represented by three extraordinary locomotives, the like of which there is not anywhere else. They like also its galloping rails, which are rough enough to thrill but not sufficiently out of line or surface to derail ... You Might Also Like:How Virginia’s Huckleberry Train got its name
44% Off Bigjigs Wooden Train Set
2012-02-22 09:00:00
List Price: $38.99Deal Price: $21.99You Save: $17.00 (44%)Set contains 40 pieces. A fun figure of eight track with a viaduct crossing the rail below, it's hard work for the train to climb up, pulling two carriages and a guards van, but fun to whizz down the other side There are quite a few vehicles to play with including an ambulance and police car, where are they all going ? Some of the villagers are walking to the church, some are walking home with their children to their cozy homes Established in the UK in 1985 BigJigs Toys is a family business through and through. Over the last 25 years we have grown into an extended family though a team of dedicated staff. After many years developing the range in the UK and Europe we are now delighted to be launching our range into the United States. BigJigs Toys prides itself on providing great quality products combined with a high standard of service and delivery. All products in the US collection are tested to meet ASTM requirements and CPS...
38% Off 52 Piece Wooden Train Track Pack
2012-02-10 09:00:00
List Price: $39.99Deal Price: $24.95You Save: $5.00 (38%)Right Track Toys makes you the conductor as you expand your train collection easily and cost-effectively. These premium wood train tracks are ready for you and your family's railroad adventures. With Right Track Toys, there is no limit to what you can build. Hop on board and use Right Track Toys with all major brands such as Thomas & Friends, Brio and more at only a fraction of the price. Don't spend extra on name brand train track collections, Right Track gives you more track for less money. This 52 Piece Set contains the following: 12 3.5" Straight Track 12 3.5" Curved Track 12 6" Straight Track 12 6" Curved Track 4 Curved Switch Track Grab your railroad hat and gather your little conductors; your ticket is punched for hours of fun with Right Track Toys.Expires Feb 17, 2012
NYC SUBWAY SKATING
2012-02-07 16:19:00
While skateboarding in the New York City subway system may be illegal, it didn't stop SLAP Magazine and a couple of local rippers from shredding the hell out of the underground "taxi" and documenting it for a full feature dubbed Subway Skating. Peep the madness. All aboard!
Men Who Weight Train Cuts Cancer Risk
2012-02-06 23:51:00
“In the light of these results, it is equally important to maintain healthy muscular strength levels. It’s possible to reduce cancer mortality rates in men by promoting resistance training involving the major muscle groups at least two days a week.” Men who have stronger muscles from regular weight training are up to 40 percent less ...
Dinosaur Train?s ?Weather Week? Episodes Air in February
2012-02-05 16:00:00
The PBS KIDS EMMY-nominated animated children?s series DINOSAUR TRAIN, will premiere new episodes February 6-10, 2012 on PBS KIDS to educate preschoolers all about how earthquakes, forest fires, droughts and hurricanes affect animals and their habitats. DINOSAUR TRAIN is an educational and inspiring preschool series that has been a prominent source of fostering early childhood ...
Soul Train?s Don Cornelius Out With Ex-Wife In 2010
2012-02-04 05:56:00
For all of the tails of Soul Train creator Don Cornelius wanting to be out of his marriage and relationship with Russian model Viktoria Chapman after the two filed for divorce in 2009, all that apparently didn’t stop the pair, who were married in 2001, from being out in public together in 2010. The following (Read More...)
SOUL TRAIN DOCUMENTARY
2012-02-02 17:24:00
In lieu of the passing of Don Cornelius (1936-2012), creator and host of one of the most influential music and dance shows in the history of television, Soul Train, we thought that it'd only be right to highlight the VH1 documentary that tells the story behind it all. Check out Soul Train: The Hippest Train In America to find out what made The Don such a remarkable figure for people across the United States and even around the world and why it was all so revolutionary!
Don Cornelius, Creator Of Soul Train, Dead At 75
2012-02-02 12:42:00
This news is sad and the story behind it even sadder: Soul Train creator Don Cornelius died of an apparent suicide, and the worst news is his son found him and called 911. Mr. Cornelius presided over Soul Train, which is the longest running dance program of its kind, lasting from 1971 to 1993, and (Read More...)
'Soul Train' host Don Cornelius dead of suicide (AP)
2012-02-02 02:35:00
AP - "Soul Train" host Don Cornelius was the arbiter of cool, a brilliant TV showman who used his purring, baritone voice to seduce mainstream America into embracing black music and artists.
Don Cornelius took 'Soul Train' on pioneering trip (AP)
2012-02-01 23:55:00
AP - In an era when Beyonce and Jay-Z are music royalty, when Barack Obama is the nation's chief executive, and when black stars in the cast of a TV show are commonplace, it may be hard to grasp the magnitude of what Don Cornelius created once he got his "Soul Train" rolling.
Don Cornelius took 'Soul Train' on pioneering trip (AP)
2012-02-01 21:28:00
AP - In an era when Beyonce and Jay-Z are music royalty, when Barack Obama is the nation's chief executive, and when black stars in the cast of a TV show are commonplace, it may be hard to grasp the magnitude of what Don Cornelius created once he got his "Soul Train" rolling.
'Soul Train' host Don Cornelius dead of suicide (AP)
2012-02-01 16:34:00
AP - Don Cornelius, creator of the long-running TV dance show "Soul Train," shot himself to death Wednesday morning at his Los Angeles home, police said. He was 75.
Modelling Spring Powered Drive Train
2012-01-26 20:39:00
Hi there, I'm having some problems modelling a drive shaft for a spring powered dragster based on a spring pulling on a (light inextensible) string which is wrapped around a frustrem connected by an axle to the drive wheels. Assuming you are using a spring with spring constant k, an object of mass
san fernando train station
2012-01-16 14:50:00
The old San Fernando Train Station, located at a grassy residential area in the province of Pampanga, could be easily be mistaken as an abandoned warehouse, if not for the historical markers installed in its vicinity. This station was inaugurated on February 23, 1892 and was part of the Manila-Dagupan Line of the Manila Railroad Company. It is no longer in use anymore today. But during the station's heyday, it witnessed two important events that unfolded in Philippine history. It is said that Jose Rizal once alighted this station in 1892, to visit some friends in San Fernando and Bacolor. He wanted to recruit additional members for the La Liga Filipina, a civic organization which he founded that pushed for moderate reforms from Spain. This organization was one of the important dominoes that tumbled many others, including Andres Bonifacio's Katipunan Movement, which then led to the Philippine Revolution in 1896. There is also a Bataan Death March marker propped near the o...
Up to 40% Off Train Accessories
2012-01-09 09:00:00
For a limited time, save up to 40% on select hobby train tracks and accessories.Expires Feb 1, 2012
Carlos Hernndez: Night Train to Chicago
2012-01-05 01:37:00
Carlos Hernndez - improv. on night train to chicago bt
Pilot ? Marines ? We Train ? FL
2012-01-04 15:52:00
Pilot job
New Train Tech 'Poses Hack Risk'
2011-12-28 20:02:00
From BBC News - Technology: A security expert warns that the move to GSM-R communication technology could allow hackers to disrupt rail travel. Read the whole article
Rob Chappers: Train Your Ears
2011-12-24 18:09:00
Train Your Ears by Rob Chapman (Previously called "Intervalic Ear Training") Train Your Ears is an "Ear Training System" for musicians of all backgrounds and abilities. With guidance from Rob Chapman, an industry professional with more than 20 years experience, "Train Your ears" will help open your eyes to the world of music. Grab it from iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/albu-m/train-your-ears!/id491379791- "Train Your Ears" by Rob Chapman - NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES!
How To Train A Property Management Company
2011-12-22 14:07:00
This past weekend I was digging through old DVD’s and “thinning” the big stack of movies we have and I came across a video I ordered online a few years back. It was aDVDon “How To Train Your New Dog At Home”. It was a slow Saturdayand I suddenly found myself on the couch with ...This Article is Copyright © 2004-2011 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. How To Train A Property Management Company
Train Your Children ? You Don?t Have Them Very Long
2011-12-01 15:47:00
We’ve received three letters from Taylor to this point, and he’s doing very well in basic training and loving Army life.One of the things Taylor knew when he chose to enlist in the Army was that there probably wouldn’t be a lot of positive Christian influence there. Lea and I have prayed numerous times that ...
J.LO'S GRAFFITI BUST
2011-11-30 18:56:00
Bronx native and internationally-revered songstress/actress, Jennifer Lopez, is under major scrutiny for a recent Fiat commercial that she appears in. First, the ad was criticized when it was discovered that J. Lo's parts were actually shot in Los Angeles and not the New York City streets that the producers would actually have you believe (Brooklyn Bridge and the elevated 6 Train). Now, the ad is under more fire as a copyrighted graffiti mural (I Heart The Bronx) by the infamous Tats Cru was used without permission. Ms. Lopez and Co. can definitely expect a call from their lawyer. Yikes!
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