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Tube and train strikes: Commuters face disruption  Tube and train strikes have caused misery for travellers, with the entire London Underground network shut down and many rail services cancel...   Uber sparks taxi strikes in Europe  Transport in Paris, Madrid, London, Milan, Berlin has been disrupted by strikes affecting taxis and rail services   World Cup: Sao Paulo metro strike to continue  Metro workers have voted to remain on strike for an indefinite period despite an earlier ruling by a labour court calling on them to return to work Bullet train service linking Spain-France opens Bosphorus tunnel to join continents Brazil city hit by transport protest BART commuter rail faces strike threat Tycoon unveils 'Hyperloop' transit idea BART strike ends BART strike creates major delays for commuters   The first BART strike in 16 years is underway this morning. Workers walked off the job just after failing to come to terms on a new contrac... China opens longest bullet route Map of Guangzhou China
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2016-06-01 World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens Gotthard tunnel, Switzerland
C. 2016-06-01 Open-ended strike brings rail misery France
D. 2016-05-30 France: Rail workers strike as protests continue France
E. 2015-07-09 Tube and train strikes: Commuters face disruption London
F. 2014-06-11 Uber sparks taxi strikes in Europe European Union
G. 2014-06-08 World Cup: Sao Paulo metro strike to continue Sao Paulo
7. 2013-12-15 Bullet train service linking Spain-France opens Paris
8. 2013-10-28 Bosphorus tunnel to join continents Bosphorus, Istanbul
J. 2013-10-25 Brazil city hit by transport protest Sao Paulo

  Open-ended strike brings rail misery  An open-ended rail strike is under way in France just nine days before the country hosts the Euro 2016 football tournament France: Rail workers strike as protests continue
World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens Map of Gotthard tunnel Switzerland


June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   Switzerland
  The 57km (35-mile) twin-bore Gotthard base tunnel has officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work
  France


May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.30   France
  French railway workers are to go on strike as unions continue to protest against planned labour reforms


year 2015 Top ^

Jul.9   London


year 2014 Top ^

Jun.11   European Union
Jun.8   Sao Paulo


year 2013 Top ^

Dec.15   Paris
Oct.28   Istanbul
Oct.25   Sao Paulo
Oct.17   San Francisco Bay Area
Aug.12   Los Angeles
Jul.7   San Francisco Bay Area
Jul.1   San Francisco Bay Area


year 2012 Top ^

Dec.25   Southern China
  China has officially opened the world's longest high-speed rail route, linking the capital Beijing with the southern commercial hub of Guangzhou
Nov.21   USA US hits the road for Thanksgiving Jul.6   California First US high-speed rail approved Feb.4   European Union Europe freeze hits transport hubs

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.26   London London train drivers strike over pay
Oct.17   Belgium Eurostar services to Brussels hit May.4   Greece Tansport halts as strike extends  Trains, planes and ferries are at a standstill, as a general strike has been called across Greeece as protests against spending cuts and tax rises continue

year 2008 Top ^

May.21   France France braces for day of strikes  Workers at the national rail company, SNCF, have begun strike action against President Sarkozy's plans to reform public-sector pensions Apr.13   Bangladesh Dhaka-Kolkata train link resumes
Feb.5   France Super-fast train unveiled Feb.3   Southern China Travelers gradually get back on track   China Fog worsens travel nightmare Feb.1   China Chaos as travelers stampede stations Jan.31   China Rail services resuming

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.10   South Korea Inter-Korean train service starts  The first cargo train providing regular service across the border between the two Koreas in more than a half century left for the North Nov.21   Paris Talks fail to end strike   French commuters are facing a 9th day of travel chaos as a country-wide strike by transport workers continues   France Transport 'sabotage' hits France
  Striking railway workers have carried out 'a coordinated campaign of sabotage' on the tracks of high-speed TGV rail network, setting fire to cables Nov.15   Germany Railroad strikes spread
Nov.14   France Strike brings travel chaos
  Transport and energy workers broadened a strike in protest against Sarkozy's pension reform Nov.13   Paris Transport workers on strike   It's a second major showdown with President Sarkozy over his plan to reform pension Oct.17   Paris France wakes to transport strike May.16   North Korea Korean trains in historic link-up   A pair of passenger trains have crossed the heavily fortified border for the first time in more than 50 years

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.22   New York Transport workers end strike  Transport union leaders voted to end a 3-day strike that forced millions of commuters to walk, cycle, skate Dec.20   New York Strike shuts down NYC transit system
  Millions of passengers are having to find a new way of getting to work and do their holiday shopping Nov.21   Paris Railworkers begin strike
Apr.6   Kashmir Buses start historic trip  The first 2 buses to cross the divided region in nearly 60 years have begun their journeys

year 2003 Top ^

Jun.13   North Korea Railway reconnects two Koreas  Workers have reconnected railway lines between the countries in a special ceremony, the first time in 50 years May.6   Pakistan   Pakistan to resume India links  Prime Minister Zafarullah Jamali says air and land transport links with India will be restored shortly Feb.17   London Congestion charge cuts traffic levels


year 2002 Top ^

Sep.17   South Korea Work began on railway to link Koreas


year 2001 Top ^

Jan.1   Taiwan First Taiwan Boat Reaches Mainland
Sep. 15, 1830   Northern England Manchester to Liverpool Railway opened Map of Liverpool United Kingdom
  L&MR between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester was the first railway to rely exclusively on steam power
Jun. 9, 1781   Northern England George Stephenson, locomotive inventor, born Map of Wylam United Kingdom
  An English civil engineer and mechanical engineer who built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives



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Public Transportation, 21st Century, Time by Location
European Union France USA
2016
06/01 Open-ended strike brings rail misery
05/30 France: Rail workers strike as protests cont...
06/01 Open-ended strike brings rail misery
05/30 France: Rail workers strike as protests cont...
USA
2016 2016
USA
2015
07/09 Tube and train strikes: Commuters face disrupt...
France
2015 2015
France
USA
2015 2015
USA
2014
06/11 Uber sparks taxi strikes in Europe
France
2014 2014
France
USA
2014 2014
USA
2013
12/15 Bullet train service linking Spain-France opens
12/15 Bullet train service linking Spain-France opens
10/17 BART commuter rail faces strike threat
08/12 Tycoon unveils 'Hyperloop' transit idea
07/07 BART strike ends
07/01 BART strike creates major delays for commuters
2012
02/04 Europe freeze hits transport hubs
France
2012 2012
France
11/21 US hits the road for Thanksgiving
07/06 First US high-speed rail approved
2010
12/26 London train drivers strike over pay
10/17 Eurostar services to Brussels hit
05/04 Tansport halts as strike extends
France
2010 2010
France
USA
2010 2010
USA
2008
05/21 France braces for day of strikes
02/05 Super-fast train unveiled
05/21 France braces for day of strikes
02/05 Super-fast train unveiled
USA
2008 2008
USA
2007
11/21 Transport 'sabotage' hits France
11/21 Talks fail to end strike
11/15 Railroad strikes spread
11/14 Strike brings travel chaos
11/13 Transport workers on strike
10/17 France wakes to transport strike
11/21 Transport 'sabotage' hits France
11/21 Talks fail to end strike
11/14 Strike brings travel chaos
11/13 Transport workers on strike
10/17 France wakes to transport strike
09/03 First outing for faster Eurostar
USA
2007 2007
USA
2006
07/05 Services resume on Valencia subway
France
2006 2006
France
USA
2006 2006
USA
2005
12/31 Strike by subway workers
11/21 Railworkers begin strike
11/21 Railworkers begin strike
12/22 Transport workers end strike
12/21 NYC in day two without transport
12/20 Strike shuts down NYC transit system
2004
European Union
2004 2004
European Union
France
2004 2004
France
USA
2004 2004
USA
2003
02/17 Congestion charge cuts traffic levels
France
2003 2003
France
USA
2003 2003
USA
2002
European Union
2002 2002
European Union
France
2002 2002
France
USA
2002 2002
USA
2001
European Union
2001 2001
European Union
France
2001 2001
France
USA
2001 2001
USA

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