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  • Scott Czaja pointed out on the Railroadiana List that the National Association of Timetable Collectors is a great resource for repro information when considering a purchase. See their site at .

    Since the invention of the steam locomotive, there have been continuous technological developments in the field of railway transport. For example, AGV Italo (a train which entered into service in April 2013) has a maximum operational speed of 223 miles per hour, whereas the maximum speed of the locomotive “Blucher” built in 1814 was only 4 miles per hour. The technological developments in the railway industry bring not only speed and comfort to train passengers, but also cause information security challenges.

  • It's buyer beware - there is a rash of "antique railroad china" which consists of old plates with newly applied decals, and possibly new overglaze. Consult the reference books to make sure the items may be genuine (and HINT HINT the B&O never served Boston MA ;-)

    This article examines the security vulnerabilities related to three railway infrastructure components, namely, Siemens Railway Automation System (Section 2), computer-based interlocking (Section 3), and GSM-R SIM cards (Section 4). Further, a discussion of the consequences of information security attacks on trains (Section 5) and two past attacks on railway infrastructure (Section 6) will be provided. Finally, a conclusion is drawn (Section 7).

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  • As Union Pacific welders get ready to replace a rail on the main line at Tolland, Colorado, on October 3, 2008, westbound UP MDVRO rumbles by in the siding, with all the “bell and whistle” making ... (more)

    Railroad: Union Pacific
    Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
    Location: Tolland, Colorado, USA
    Locomotive #: UP 7078
    Train ID: UP MDVRO
    Photo Date: October 03, 2008

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    Moscow Times 13-Feb-13 -- Aeroexpress (the rail system that services Moscow) announced that the Swiss firm Stadler will be the provider of new double-decker electric equipment that will connect Moscow's main train station to its several airports.

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The attack on Indian Railways’ Railnet and the aforementioned invitation clearly indicate that there may be further cyber attacks on public infrastructure, including railway infrastructure. If the governments do not take sufficient cyber security measures, such attacks may have a long-lasting detrimental impact.