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The froggy company Alstom are building the new trains for Sydney's Metro. They are based on its Metropolis design and will be 132 metre long and weigh about 240 tonnes a pop, AND there will be no drivers.
Read about it in a few articles picked this morning:
Siemens to build a new rail factory in the UK. Read about it here...
The free version of Trackside Model Railroading, February issue, is now available for people to read. Just head over to their website and login. If you don't have a login, create one as it is free and they don't spam you. The emag is a good read.
You can find it at: Click here for the eMag
Rio Tinto’s ambitious autonomous trains project is set to cost the miner up to US$940 million (that's over 1.2 billion Aussi bucks!), about 80 percent above the initial budget. Read more...
Obviously those with Foxtel Cable TV get a larger choice of all things trains, but the free to air mob still have some watching they can do. There are even some on the PC you can follow. So based on today's date, here are the offerings, whch of course will change with time, but keep an eye out as there is always something to watch.
So lets see the Free to Air TV first: