THE ARCADE AND ATTICA RAILROAD
|Carrying happy passengers for over 50 years!|
Your journey aboard the Arcade & Attica Railroad begins even before you board the train. As you enter the historic station, you are surrounded by the history of railroading in America.
Tour our historic station and view all the exhibits, from antique railroad lanterns to switch locks, even to an old switch stand. Nostalgic original photographs depict an era of days gone by. Next, you pass our authentic ticket office, where the ticket master will be glad to sell you tickets for the day’s train trip. Tour our small gift shop and snack bar while waiting to board your train. More
LONDON – Britain has announced details of new high-speed rail lines linking London to northern England with trains traveling up to 225 miles an hour (360 kph).
The government says the High Speed 2 project will be the first new railway built north of London for more than a century, and will be an economic and environmental boon. But opponents claims it will ruin tracts of picturesque countryside.
Super train – the tunnel vision that delivers a rail revolution
Manchester’s revolutionary new bullet train will create 30,000 jobs, it has been revealed – and see a seven-mile tunnel carved out beneath the city.
Detailed plans for two state-of-the-art high speed railway stations, at Piccadilly and Manchester airport, were yesterday officially unveiled by ministers.
They promised a 225mph rail line would open Manchester up to the world – giving employment a huge kickstart and transforming a swathe of the city.
The proposals would see:
* A new ‘gateway’ district created around the new Piccadilly station, including 3,000 new homes.
* Trains travelling in a tunnel 100 feet under thousands of houses.
*Tens of thousands of jobs in construction, regeneration and transport.
* A new station at Manchester airport costing up to £300m.
BEIJING — China has opened the world’s longest high-speed rail line, which more than halves the time required to travel from the country’s capital in the north to Guangzhou, an economic hub in southern China.
Wednesday’s opening of the 2,298 kilometer (1,428 mile)-line was commemorated by the 9 a.m. departure of a train from Beijing for Guangzhou. Another train left Guangzhou for Beijing an hour later.
China has massive resources and considerable prestige invested in its showcase high-speed railways program. Read More