MAJOR timetable changes will take place for all Southern Rail trains and the times of every train will change. With the changes coming in from May 20 2018, we've got the lowdown to minimise the stress on your morning commute. When does Southern Rail's new timetable start? A new timetable will be in operation on all routes from 2am on Sunday May 20 and the times of every train will change, Southern Rail have said. The timetable change will bring more trains on many routes across the rail network and introduce new routes bringing direct services between new destinations as part of RailPlan20/20. Under the new timetables being rolled out by Govia Thameslink Railway across the network, space for 40,000 more passengers into London at peak times will be added next month which is a weekly capacity boost equivalent to the population of Bristol. What are the main changes for Southern Rail? Over 50 per cent of the trains will be extended to eight carriages throughout the day on the West London … [Read more...] about When does Southern Rail’s new timetable start in May 2018 and what are the changes?
Various government agencies have spent the last decade deciding how to turn the Southern Pacific’s long-abandoned “Cornfield” rail yard into a public space. Now, at last, Los Angeles State Historic Park is open for all to enjoy.Chinatown-adjacent — a few blocks from Philippe, the “original” French dip sandwich shop — and only steps away from a MetroGold Line station, this walk circumnavigates the 32-acre site outside downtown Los Angeles, and makes for a history-laden leg stretch.Find more great L.A. Walks — maps included >>>1. Start this walk from the public parking lot near the main administration building on North Spring Street, near the intersection with Sotello Street. Keeping the administration building on your right, walk left along a wide stone path, past some benches, leading toward a grove of citrus trees in bright steel barrels.2. Past a second park building, which also houses restrooms, turn right as you near the end … [Read more...] about Explore the new historic park outside DTLA
The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated the brewing trade war with China by releasing a long list of imports that could soon be slapped with 25% tariffs.The move is likely to be met with retaliatory action from China and could further rattle stock markets and raise fears of higher consumer prices in China and the U.S.The proposed new tariffs amount to $12.5 billion on about $50 billion in goods. They would affect hundreds of China-made products such as semiconductors, car and aircraft parts and machine tools.Even so, some economists see the tit-for-tat actions and increasing rhetoric on both sides as brinkmanship leading to possible direct talks that could still prevent a trade conflict from spinning out of control.Trump’s latest tariffs would take effect in June at the earliest and are meant to punish China for intellectual property theft. They would follow Trump’s move last month to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum from China and some other nations, and … [Read more...] about Trump administration ramps up trade war with China by releasing list of new tariffs
Model Name: Trek Full Stache 8Price: $3,700Weight: 32.5 lb. (Medium)Use: Adventure, Trail, WeirdnessTravel: 130mmFrame material: AluminumSizes: Medium, Large, X-LargeWheel size: 29x3.0Trek was early to the 29-plus game when it introduced the Stache in 2015. At the time, only a handful of models with these extra wide (typically 29x3.0) tires existed, and riders weren't sure about what to make of the bikes. But the bikes have become popular with riders who like to monster truck around in the woods, barrel over everything, and head off-piste for bikepacking adventures. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Trek moved the main pivot to the front of the seat tube, which gives a better fit for big tires and shortens the chainstays. Dan Milner Trek’s Full Stache 8 is the Wisconsin company’s latest entry to the genre. Built around an alloy frame with 130mm of rear wheel travel, the bike has an elevated right-side chainstay similar to the hardtail Stache, a design detail … [Read more...] about Trek’s New Full Stache 8 Is the Adventure Bike We’ve Been Waiting For
Continuing to prioritize a high level of access to the Commonwealth’s natural resources, and recognizing the economic, recreational, environmental, transit and public health benefits of a state trail network, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today announced additional funding commitments to further develop the Cape Cod Rail Trail (CCRT) and increase the budget of the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) by 60%, from $1.1 million to $1.8 million. More from the Cape Cod Times: A crowd of onlookers cheered and clapped as Gov. Charlie Baker and a delegation of Cape legislators crossed the new Cape Cod Rail Trail bridge over Route 134 Wednesday afternoon. “This, from our point of view, is a wonderful way for us to improve tourism, improve recreation, improve environmental opportunities and improve transportation,” Baker told the crowd gathered in the parking lot at what was once a starting or end point on the rail trail but will now be a … [Read more...] about Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito celebrate 150 Miles of new trails for walking and biking