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railroad

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New York's Metro-North Railroad to test smartphone tickets

The test will determine if smartphone owners can easily purchase tickets directly through their devices, avoiding long lines at the counter.

By July 12, 2012

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Photos: The Transcontinental Railroad's Golden Spike

On Road Trip 2009, CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman encountered the spot where the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads met, finally forming a complete Transcontinental Railroad.

13 Images By July 4, 2009

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Recycled plastic ties coming to some U.S. railroads

Axion scores a $15 million deal to provide railroad ties made from the same material as the Army's plastic bridges.

By February 2, 2011

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Where the Transcontinental Railroad finally joined

At Promontory Summit, Utah, the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869 after 1,776 miles of track had been laid over six years.

By July 4, 2009

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Microsoft's telephony software gains railroad ties

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway says it will use Redmond's unified communications software to try to attract the next generation of workers.

By April 2, 2009

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Name your own price for a Sid Meier game bundle

Civilization, anyone? And more Civilization? And air combat and railroad management? It's all here, and with a nice kickback to charity.

By February 5, 2014

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Photo site Digital Railroad derailed completely

Digital Railroad shuts down, leaving customer wondering why.

By October 29, 2008

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Digital Railroad extends photo download time

Photoshelter and DRR extends the time for DRR's customers to download their archives.

By October 30, 2008

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Sony QX100 captures interactive panoramas from a model railway

The curious mobile hybrid camera from Sony has been used to capture stills and video from the world's largest model railroad in the US.

By February 16, 2014

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How Google's self-driving car is safer than most drivers

After logging nearly 700,000 highway miles, Google's self-driving cars are roaming city streets trying to master urban obstacles from construction zones to railroad crossings. The tech giant invited journalists to see the tech up close. CNET's Sumi Das goes for a test ride.

By May 13, 2014