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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


GE wants to plug in the 'Industrial Internet'

The conglomerate unwraps a new suite of technologies that it says will fundamentally change the operation of businesses like airlines, railroads, hospitals, manufacturing, and energy companies.

By November 29, 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


How the NBN will change education

The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.

By July 10, 2012


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


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


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


Trains to answer traffic, cost, pollution cries?

Shifting 25 percent of U.S. freight from trucks to trains could put nearly $1,000 in your pocket, according to the Association of American Railroads-backed Congestion Relief Index.

By July 1, 2008