trains

File photo of an oil train. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transportation of Crude Oil in Missouri by Train: Is it Safe?

It’s no secret that hazardous crude oil is being shipped on trains that run through Missouri, but are the tracks those trains are running on safe?

09/25/2014

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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

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Mexican Made Meth Invades the Area

In Missouri, a new kind of meth is coming in and it’s no longer homegrown.

02/19/2014

Holiday Express (photo: Kansas City Southern Railway)

Holiday Train Winds Up Multistate Journey in Missouri

The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train began its journey late last month in Texas. It’s made stops along the way in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Illinois, Missouri and Kansas.

12/19/2013

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

Holiday Express (photo: Kansas City Southern Railway)

Holiday Express Train Coming to St. Louis

Kansas City Southern’s special six-car display rolls into Union Station on December 14.

09/22/2013

Two of the seventy volunteers who keep the Amtrak station in Kirkwood, Mo. going. They celebrated 10 years on June 29, 2013. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Rail Success in Kirkwood

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill honors the volunteers who’ve kept the local train station going for the past ten years.

06/29/2013

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