Category Archives for "Intercity Rail and Bus"

Oct 26

Hyperloop prototype unveiling raises questions

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus

TransPod, a Canadian hyperloop startup, unveiled its “FluxJet” vehicle, a proposed very-high-speed ground transportation system, at the Mars Discovery District in Toronto on July 22, 2022.  The company presented its pod technology, and demonstrated a one-third sized scaled-down FluxJet pod performing a slow-speed take-off, travel, and landing procedure within a cylindrical guideway. TransPod has proposed […]

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Sep 02

Minister of Transport announces yet another study of SW Ontario passenger rail service

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , Ontario

Federal Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra made the trip down from Toronto by train and an announcement at the Windsor VIA Rail station on August 30th. We are pleased by government’s continued interest in moving toward enhancing services in Southwestern Ontario, which we recognise as a major opportunity both to enhance VIA Rail’s revenues by […]

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