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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


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


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


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 July 4, 2009


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


Digital Railroad extends photo download time

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

By October 30, 2008


Photo site Digital Railroad derailed completely

Digital Railroad shuts down, leaving customer wondering why.

By October 29, 2008


Telcos, as sick as railroads?

The railroads didn't survive technology change with their power intact. Can telephone companies?

By August 25, 2004


Building the new railroad

Roseville, Calif. may be the first railroad town of the broadband era.

By July 29, 2004


Odds & Ends: Cable/DSL security; Railroad Tycoon; ATR bug work-around; more

Odds & Ends: Cable/DSL security; Railroad Tycoon; ATR bug work-around; more

By July 14, 1999