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Central Valley Farmers’ Legal Efforts To Stop High-Speed Rail Plan Could Be Coming To An End

KINGS COUNTY (KCBS)— Central Valley farmers opposed to construction of California’s high-speed rail may face their last legal stop this week. Attorneys will petition the State Supreme Court to halt the rail plan dead in its tracks. 268 more words

News

A Train Ride Away (Haiku Collection)

heat warms my hands as
quaint pastoral views flicker
in the frame of glass

rows of corn stand straight
in uniform lines as far
as the eye can see… 269 more words

Literature

Safety isn't a luxury, Platform Screen Doors for the NYC Subway

The convenience of ’round the clock public transport service in New York City is one of the best perks of city life. With over 8 million inhabitants bustling to work and crowds of tourists making use of our over 100 year old elevated lines and tunnels, one would think that the safety of it’s passengers would be of top priority for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the City of New York. 584 more words

Design

4608 Vandalism - Wolume 2 Pre-Episode

About a year and a half ago 4608 Vandalism released their first DVD, ‘Wolume 1, a 120 min train-action dvd with focus on Stockholm based WOL crew. 80 more words

Art

The Old Allen Depot

As was the case in many small towns, Allen used to have a depot.  The trains came through regularly, and up until the 50’s or 60’s you could get passenger trains that would take you to larger regional hubs, whence you could ride the rails anywhere in the nation.  48 more words

Allen

A limerick about trains

More specifically, about train drivers. I work on a heritage steam railway in Cumbria and have buckets of fun every day, mainly because it’s a beautiful place and the people are lovely. 97 more words

My Writing

Thoughts on the road to Marrakech

   As I approach the red city of Marrakech, the landscape behind the window of the train I am on, is changing as well. Yellow sand and sparse palm trees are replaced by dark-brown soil, and in the distance the horizon is getting painted with rocky slopes of innumerable hills. 491 more words

Travel