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  • Kenya plans to travel 132,000 passengers a day by 2022

    Kenya plans to travel 132,000 passengers a day by 2022

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    The deal is worth 1.5 billion Kenyan Shillings ($1.5million).

  • Sixty years on, the world waits to see UP ‘Big Boy’ steam again

    Sixty years on, the world waits to see UP ‘Big Boy’ steam again

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    ONE of the legendary Union Pacific ‘Big Boy’ 4-8-8-4s is nearing the end of its landmark restoration to working order, in time for celebrations to mark the company’s 150th anniversary of the First Transcontinental Railroad’s Golden Spike on May 10. The golden spike was the final spike driven to join the rails connecting the Central…

  • New owners’ expansion plan for Alaska’s White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

    New owners’ expansion plan for Alaska’s White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

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    ALASKAN three-foot gauge operator White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad (WP&YR) is planning to expand its tourist train services during 2019 and is even considering reopening the closed section of its historic route. The development follows its sale for $290million in mid-2018 to a consortium that includes Carnival Cruise Lines. Three of the iconic GE…

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