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Hack means San Francisco travels for free

Commuters in the San Francisco Bay area were able to travel for free after hackers hit the network.

Commuters in the San Francisco Bay area were able to travel for free after hackers hit the network.

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At least 7 dead in London tram accident

Seven people have been killed and more than 150 injured after a tram overturned in south London. Passengers were trapped inside the wreckage of the carriages.

Seven people have been killed and more than 150 injured after a tram overturned in south London. Passengers were trapped inside the wreckage of the carriages.

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Train crash in Cameroon kills more than 50 people

Fifty-five dead and 575 injured are the provisional casualty figures following a train derailment in Cameroon.

Fifty-five dead and 575 injured are the provisional casualty figures following a train derailment in Cameroon.

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China: World's highest bridge nears completion

The two sides of the 565-meter-high Beipanjiang Bridge, the world’s highest cable-stayed bridge, across southwest China’s Yunnan and Guizhou provinces were connected Saturday…

The two sides of the 565-meter-high Beipanjiang Bridge, the world’s highest cable-stayed bridge, across southwest China’s Yunnan and Guizhou provinces were connected Saturday…

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Opera goes underground in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires’ subway commuters broke their daily routine in mid-August when an opera company took to Las Heras station’s main hall to perform an 18th century…

Buenos Aires’ subway commuters broke their daily routine in mid-August when an opera company took to Las Heras station’s main hall to perform an 18th century…

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Night tube starts in London

The London Underground began its first overnight service in the early hours of Saturday morning, a move city leaders hope will make the British capital a 24-hour city and bolster the local…

The London Underground began its first overnight service in the early hours of Saturday morning, a move city leaders hope will make the British capital a 24-hour city and bolster the local…

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London gets first 24-hour tube service

London has taken the first step towards realsing its ambition to become a truly 24-hour city by opening two tube lines for an all-night service, with plans to extend to more lines if it is a…

London has taken the first step towards realsing its ambition to become a truly 24-hour city by opening two tube lines for an all-night service, with plans to extend to more lines if it is a…

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Uber quits Hungary over new law

There has been another setback for Uber which is to stop all operations in Hungary saying a new law makes it impossible to run the ride-hailing service there.

There has been another setback for Uber which is to stop all operations in Hungary saying a new law makes it impossible to run the ride-hailing service there.

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Hollande digs heels in as strikes begin on railways

Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…

Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…

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China's bus that drives over cars

Part subway, part bus, a mass transporter known in Chinese as the “bus-way” has gone on show in Beijing.

Part subway, part bus, a mass transporter known in Chinese as the “bus-way” has gone on show in Beijing.

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Brussels airport won't re-open fully before summer holidays

One month on from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, reconstruction work on the airport continues. Authorities say they aim to have it back to

One month on from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, reconstruction work on the airport continues. Authorities say they aim to have it back to

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Santiago, Chile comes to standstill in taxi protest against Uber

Taxi drivers in Chile have been protesting against private car companies like Uber and Cabify. Thousands of taxis lined up in the centre of the

Taxi drivers in Chile have been protesting against private car companies like Uber and Cabify. Thousands of taxis lined up in the centre of the

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Washington DC subway reopens after day-long shutdown

Washington DC’s subway system is to reopen after a day-long shutdown for emergency safety checks. The aim was to give safety crews time to inspect

Washington DC’s subway system is to reopen after a day-long shutdown for emergency safety checks. The aim was to give safety crews time to inspect

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Seventy injured in Sardinia metro collision

Dozens of passengers have been injured in a metro train collision in the Sardinian regional capital of Cagliari. At around 8 am local time two

Dozens of passengers have been injured in a metro train collision in the Sardinian regional capital of Cagliari. At around 8 am local time two

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Sao Paulo police clash with protesters over transport fares hike

Sao Paulo police in Brazil have been accused by protesters of being heavy handed in breaking up a demonstration against a hike in public transport

Sao Paulo police in Brazil have been accused by protesters of being heavy handed in breaking up a demonstration against a hike in public transport

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North Korea: new subway train a source of national pride

Why such crowds in the Pyongyang Metro? According to these images filmed by the official news agency, inhabitants of the North Korean capital took to

Why such crowds in the Pyongyang Metro? According to these images filmed by the official news agency, inhabitants of the North Korean capital took to

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Blast at Istanbul metro station

Five people have been injured by an explosion at an Istanbul metro station. According to latest reports, the blast was reportedly triggered by a

Five people have been injured by an explosion at an Istanbul metro station. According to latest reports, the blast was reportedly triggered by a

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Public transport strike brings Haiti to a halt

Main roads in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince were virtually empty on Monday (November 9)as a two-day public transport strike got underway against

Main roads in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince were virtually empty on Monday (November 9)as a two-day public transport strike got underway against

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Tiny, automated bus experiment begins in Greece

Four tiny, driverless buses are on trial in the Greek city of Trikala, the first of five European cities to introduce the automated transportation

Four tiny, driverless buses are on trial in the Greek city of Trikala, the first of five European cities to introduce the automated transportation

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Londoners fume over Tube strike

London Underground staff have gone on strike over pay and conditions linked to a new nighttime service. Here are some of the reactions from social

London Underground staff have gone on strike over pay and conditions linked to a new nighttime service. Here are some of the reactions from social

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Netanyahu kills bill to throw Palestinians off Jewish buses

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in to quash a law only hours after it went into effect on Wednesday as it threatened to blow up

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in to quash a law only hours after it went into effect on Wednesday as it threatened to blow up

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Germany's GDL union promises long train drivers' strike

German trains are at a near standstill today after another strike called by the GDL union began. It warns it could be longer than the last, which

German trains are at a near standstill today after another strike called by the GDL union began. It warns it could be longer than the last, which

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German train drivers begin open-ended strike

German train drivers have announced their ninth strike in 10 months due to an ongoing dispute with rail operator Deutsche Bahn. Freight trains shut

German train drivers have announced their ninth strike in 10 months due to an ongoing dispute with rail operator Deutsche Bahn. Freight trains shut

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London Night Tube will lose £19.6m in first year, say unions

It’s not yet up and running but London's 24-hour night tube is already proving controversial with trade unions. They say plans to have the

It’s not yet up and running but London's 24-hour night tube is already proving controversial with trade unions. They say plans to have the

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Ukraine and Russia blame each other for Donetsk bus shelling

The shelling of a bus in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Thursday morning brings strong reactions from Kyiv and Moscow.

The shelling of a bus in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Thursday morning brings strong reactions from Kyiv and Moscow.