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Amsterdam Central Station Ends Up As A Rainbow Station

12/15/2014, I don’t think that we will be able to find a pot of gold at the end of the Amsterdam Central Station even when it lights up as a Rainbow Station not too long after sunset happens. How is this transformation made possible? Well, there will be a...

Hammer In Hand Allows Straphangers To Break Windows With Ease

12/13/2013, Commuters know just how dangerous their travels can be if they find themselves in a bus, subway or train that has stopped functioning properly or there’s an absolute emergency, forcing you to leave through a window. Many forms of public transportation...

Startram might be future mass transit system for space travel

03/12/2012, Traveling to space is not cheap at all, just ask any government involved in a space program and they will tell you just how much of a dent space programmes make into their annual budget. Well, privatizing it is one thing, but that would mean only a select...

Boss coffee can doubles up as train body

03/12/2012, The Japanese love canned coffee, considering how it is easily found in the numerous vending machines around the Land of the Rising Sun, giving you a quick boost of caffeine no matter where you are. Boss, one of the more popular coffee brands in that part...

China tests train that hit 500km/h

12/28/2011, Imagine getting across the country on a train that is capable of hitting speeds of up to 500km/h – don’t you think that this is going to be a treat? It would eliminate the hassle of checking in an hour earlier for domestic flights, as well as...

Lightsabers used for train railings in Japan

09/26/2011, We all know what a huge success the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray release was, and the Force is certainly strong all over the globe. Even those living in the Land of the Rising Sun is not spared (which is a good thing), where the boxset hit Japan...

AutoTram: Bus or tram, you decide

09/21/2011, It is rather interesting to note that sometimes, a particular device or in this case, mode of transportation comes in an unorthodox form factor that you might actually be confused to know which is its primary function and what is the secondary one. The...

Innowattech IPEG PAD Harvests Energy From Passing Trains

12/08/2010, Israel’s Innowattech had previously tested piezoelectric energy generators that can produce renewable energy from passing cars on the highway and now the company has moved to incorporate a similar product on trains. The company is planning the...

New Movable Train Seat Concept

09/16/2010, Product designers SeymourPowell have designed a new seating system for trains, allowing you to create whatever configuration of chairs that you wish. With this design, chairs don’t have to be locked to the standard group of two or four seats, rather...