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A two-car train at Pike's Peak summit in 2012
The rear car of train number C2072 to Beijing South on February 23, 2018
  • February 23, 2018China Railway Corporation reports that 12.2 million passenger trips were taken on the company's trains on Thursday, February 22, 2018, setting a new record for services following the Spring Festival holiday. Known as 'Chunyun,' the travel rush around the holiday is the busiest time for rail travel on the network every year. (Xinhua)[3]
  • January 31, 2018 – The first Class 331 EMU for Northern Rail in the United Kingdom is unveiled at the CAF factory in Zaragoza. It will be tested in the Czech Republic before being delivered to the UK. (Rail Magazine)[4]
The first of five train sets for Brightline is hauled by the Union Pacific Railroad through Manteca, California on the Fresno Subdivision in December 2016 on its way to Florida


  1. ^ Morrison, Holly (March 13, 2018). "Pikes Peak Cog Railway to remain closed for remainder of 2018". News 13. Retrieved March 18, 2018. 
  2. ^ Falcone, Bob (March 16, 2018). "Cog Railway closure could impact recreation on Pikes Peak". Colorado Springs Independent. Retrieved March 18, 2018. 
  3. ^ "China's railway trips hit record high as holiday ends". Xinhua. February 23, 2018. Retrieved February 23, 2018. 
  4. ^ Clinnick, Richard (January 31, 2018). "Northern unveils its first new CAF-built train". Rail Magazine. 
  5. ^ Roustan, Wayne K. (January 13, 2018). "Brightline begins higher-speed train service — and passengers give thumbs up". SunSentinel.