Blog Posts - Trains



UGears Railway Station Platform Shows The Intricacy Of Wooden Models #GiftGuide

Disclosure: I received a UGears Railway Station Platform to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. I come from a family where trains and railways were always a big portion of our lives. This model is another fun throwback to when I was a ch...
by A Parent's Perspective on Dec 7, 2016

UGears Steam Engine Model Provides Interactive Fun #GiftGuide

Disclosure: I received a UGears Model Steam Engine to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. There are those times when you see something and you realize that without a question that it rocks. I originally saw a video of the UGears Steam Engi...
by A Parent's Perspective on Dec 7, 2016

UGears Railway Station Platform Shows The Intricacy Of Wooden Models #GiftGuide

Disclosure: I received a UGears Railway Station Platform to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. I come from a family where trains and railways were always a big portion of our lives. This model is another fun throwback to when I was a ch...
by A Parent's Perspective on Dec 7, 2016

UGears Steam Engine Model Provides Interactive Fun #GiftGuide

Disclosure: I received a UGears Model Steam Engine to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. There are those times when you see something and you realize that without a question that it rocks. I originally saw a video of the UGears Steam Engi...
by A Parent's Perspective on Dec 7, 2016

Bressingham Steam and Gardens - Part 2 Steam and Museum

We recently visited Bressingham Steam and Gardens just outside of Diss in Norfolk.  The collection of steam engines was started in the early 1960's and has grown over the years.  We arrived just before its opening at 10am and was greeted by...
by Parr Photo Art on Sep 4, 2016

Getting around Jakarta

Here is a list of ways to travel across the city. I have left out Cars for the obvious reason and walking.Helicopters and Sports cars are also omitted. But its still fairly comprehensive.You can cycle if you are strong enough. Delman are popular...
by Jakarta News on Aug 31, 2016

A Complete Guide To Indian Railways Wi-Fi Facility

Indian railways operated by the government of India are the world largest railways network constituting 115,000 km of track running all over the country. It covers a total of 112 stations and carries an average of 23 million passengers a…...
by HelpForum on Aug 23, 2016

Krishna Pushkaralu 2016 - List of Ghats in AP and Telangana

The Krishna river is the fourth largest river, which is about 1,300 kilometers long. It originates from Mahabaleswar of Maharashtra and exits into the Bay of Bengal at Hamsaladeevi. The river flows through Karnataka and ends its journey in Andhra Pra...

Trains, Trucks and Tractors REDUX

We decided to burn our last Saturday before school in the swealtering heat at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth. It was the Trains, Trucks and Tractors weekend which we haven't been to since God was a boy. I'm required to say things like that...

How To Check Train Status?

Indian railways operated by the government of India are the world largest railways network constituting 115,000 km of track running all over the country. It covers a total of 112 stations and carries an average of 23 million passengers a day. Passeng...
by HelpForum on Jul 23, 2016

The Isle of Wight Island Line

Real life has got a bit in the way of writing about our trip to the Isle of Wight last month, but there’s still plenty more to share with you. My inner train geek has wanted to go to the Isle of Wight for years for the simple reason of wanting...
by Being Mrs C on May 24, 2016

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY - California's Hyperloop Train System

"L.A. to San Francisco by train in 30 minutes? A pipe dream indeed" PBS NewsHour 5/11/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  What if you could make a train trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco in half an hour?  It may sound farfetched, but a group of MIT s...
by Mage Soapbox on May 16, 2016

TrackMaster Close Call Cliff playset #TeamThomas

Monkey may be 6 now but he is still a huge fan of Thomas & Friends and our various steam train excursions are always relived on his TrackMaster sets when we are back home. We’re gearing up here for the release of … Continue reading...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Apr 18, 2016

Half-hourly Gatwick Express services Sunday 17 April

The continued rail engineering work between London Victoria and Balham means that some rail lines will be closed this Sunday, 17 April. Gatwick Express services will be replaced by a bus service until 06:20. From 06:20, a half-hourly Gatwick Express...
by Paula Garrett on Apr 14, 2016

Searching for Castle Hill

When I do not walk to work down Lafayette Street, I drive down Jefferson Avenue through a neighborhood called Castle Hill, which has neither a castle or a hill. I’m not sure it ever had a castle–nineteenth-century antiquarians assert that...
by streets of salem on Apr 14, 2016

UPSIDE DOWN TATTLE TALE

The tattle tale. The teacher’s pet. The one who always seems to catch everyone else doing wrong. He expectantly waits intently for that next bad move. He thrives on the trouble that others get into.… Continue Reading… The post UPSIDE DO...
by Let There Be Pets on Mar 21, 2016

TATTLE TALE

The tattle tale. The teacher’s pet. The one who always seems to catch everyone else doing wrong. He expectantly waits intently for that next bad move. He thrives on the trouble that others get into.… Continue Reading… The post TATTLE TA...
by Let There Be Pets on Mar 21, 2016

Busy Week Part 2

After returning from Singapore and cracking open the gin, it was time to pack for the next trip. We were going to Bandung by train in the morning and with Jeremy in tow it could only be tiring fun.The tickets were booked a couple of weeks ago and we...
by Jakarta News on Mar 18, 2016

IRCTC Mumbai SubUrban Season Tickets Booking Online

IRCTC Mumbai SubUrban Season Tickets Booking Online Irctc Railways Provided Season Tickets For First Class and Second Class Of Mumbai Trains. Now Can Book easily Season Tickets Available Through Online To Book Tickets Candidates age must be above the...
by IRCTC Train on Feb 21, 2016

Aomori Station

青森駅Aomori Station is the main point of access for Aomori city in Tohoku, the far north of Japan. Aomori Station is a short train ride from Shin-Aomori Station, the new station serving the shinkansen from Tokyo and from March 2016 the Hokkaido S...
by Japan Visitor on Feb 20, 2016


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