PRR 6518 at the Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati


The Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati maintains over 80 trains, magnificently large and stunning to look at Jun 6, 2016

The Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati is a railroad museum in Covington, Kentucky, at the former Louisville and Nashville Railroad yard. The museum owns and maintains a collection of 80 historic railroad equipment and acquires several new pieces each year to their home in the Latonia Rail Yard. Located on a 4-acre (16,000 m2) site, the museum displays several classic, well-known vehicles, as well as rarities that will impress rail experts. The museum is located at 315 Southern Avenue in the Latonia area of Covington. The majority of the collection is from the first half of the 20th century.

This museum was founded in 1975 when a club of local railroad enthusiasts decided to run passenger cars on Amtrak trains. However, in the 1980s, Amtrak tightened its restrictions on passenger…

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Amtrak’s Hoosier route improves on-time performance, revenue


The Hoosier State route between Indianapolis and Chicago averaged an on-time performance rating of 86 percent and ticket revenue increased 20 percent since October 2015, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced last week.

The Hoosier State line is now among the highest-rated Amtrak routes, with 90 percent of riders reporting in a recent survey that they are “very satisfied” with the service, INDOT officials said in a press release.

At the end of June 2015, INDOT signed new contracts with Amtrak and Iowa Pacific Holdings to continue the service after Congress voted to phase out financial support. INDOT and communities along the route agreed to jointly fund the service.

Amtrak serves as the train operator and works with host railroads, provides train and engine crews, and manages ticketing and reservations. Iowa Pacific provides the train equipment, train maintenance, marketing and onboard amenities.

“Instead of being discontinued, the Hoosier State…

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The North South Rail Link project connecting — indeed creating — a New England Regional Rail System through Boston has been proposed as a critical infrastructure project for more than 35 years.


The North South Rail Link project connecting — indeed creating — a New England Regional Rail System through Boston has been proposed as a critical infrastructure project for more than 35 years. It has now been given a new push by a broad-ranging coalition of elected and appointed officials, business leaders, transportation advocates, and others, led by former Massachusetts Governor and presidential candidate Michael S. Dukakis.

An Integrated Regional Rail NetworkFor New England

The Prospects and Promises OfA New Engand Rail Connector

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IMAX: Bigger, Better and Louder!



The entry of IMAX technology made a huge difference in the film industry. This section will include the history, specifications, facts and how it defines the new age of film making.

In 1976, IMAX Systems started in Montreal, Canada where it was primarily used to film documentaries in sea and in space. Since it’s inception, IMAX has so much marketing and income potential with perceptive clients and innovative breakthroughs.

IMAX’s capacity for the projection technology is outstanding combining with a 15/70 film frame (it is 10 times larger than a 35 mm conventional frame and 3 times larger than a  standard 7mm frame) and with IMAX projectors, it gives the sharpest and crisp clear audio and visual experience for the viewers.

Here is how it works, using a standard film, it is only limited to a certain space and coverage of projected and captured scenario and it corresponds also…

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