Jul 8, 2013 Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.
Jun 25, 2013 Britain's government wants to spend billions on a high-speed rail system. HS2 -- as it's called -- could cut some journey times in half but critics say it would harm the countryside and trains are yesterday's technology.
Jun 21, 2013 Which is more important: updating train safety mechanisms or improving rail infrastructure?
Mar 6, 2013 BNSF, the railroad owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, should profit by switching to cheaper natural gas. Buffett's company also has a big stake in natural gas.
Dec 26, 2012 The world's longest high speed rail link opens in China.
Dec 10, 2012 Trains haul fracking supplies into the region and haul oil out of it. The oil boom comes at a good time: the railroads' mainstay, coal, is in a slump.
May 6, 2011 There are few ideas less believable than commuting to work in Los Angeles on a bicycle. One of those ideas is commuting to work on an electric-as...