Diesel Replaces Steam
In the immediate post war period, soon after nationalisation, the Great Western region of the newly launched British Railways tried hauling a carriage using a souped-up Land Rover.
A Practical Electric Car
When Sir Clive Sinclair was developing his C5 ...
Spider In The Rain
Magnus Volk's so-called "daddy Long Legs" which ran from Brighton through the sea to Rottingdean ...
Competitor for Gustave Eiffel?
Eiffel's birth surname was Bönickhausen. Had the family not changed their name, millions would be visiting the Bönickhausen Tower in Paris today!
Yesterday was the 130th anniversary of the opening of Gustave's more stable Parisian edifice.
Two recent proposals have been made by supposedly serious contenders to link the Isle of Wight with the mainland by bridge ...
Black Label Streak
Model railway manufacturer Dapol introduced a high quality highly detailed model of A4 Pacific "Mallard". It had working lights ...
No more "Black Label" models have appeared since.
The publicity-seeking Sir Richard has set a few cats among lots of pigeons in his time. This proposal is (a) potentially ridiculous but (b) might just work.
The Shanghai train line connects Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Longyang Road Station (in the outskirts of central Pudong), where passengers can interchange to the Shanghai Metro to continue their trip to the city center. The line's balance of payments has been in huge deficit since its opening.