trains

China's CSR Corp. May Bid For U.S. Rail Projects

CSR Corp., China%u2019s largest train maker, may bid to build high-speed train lines in Florida and California as part of a joint venture with General Electric Co (GE). The companies may also place bids for east coast rail projects, CSR Chairman Zhao Xiaogang said today, according to Bloomberg News.

Amtrak to Offer Free Wi-Fi. Should Airlines Worry?

Business travelers enjoy wi-fi access on some airlines, but not all. Amtrak sees an opening here: It's announced plans to offer wi-fi access on Acela trains between Boston, New York, and Washington, starting in March.

Obama's rail plan speeds ahead

This week, President Obama unveiled his plan to develop a high-speed passenger rail (HSR) system in the United States. Although HSR has long been a...

Finally: Eurorail for Americans

Out of the blue, Amtrak has decided to allow Americans in on the big rail pass scheme that's usually offered only to international visitors. We...