Starting March 1, people in Luxembourg no longer have to pay to ride public transportation. The country has made all of its trains, buses, and trams free to ride in an effort to cut down on traffic and pollution.
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Protesters in Canada have been blocking rail lines for over a week in an attempt to stop the Coastal GasLink pipeline. The costs of the protests are growing, with no signs that the problem will be resolved soon.
In today's news roundup, a strike by French workers has become France's longest strike in 50 years, Germany cuts long-distance train travel prices, and drivers in Washington state find themselves covered in tumbleweeds.
In today's news roundup, Venezuela has another huge power outage, Puerto Rico's governor agrees to quit, an electric truck pulls a million-pound train, and the sender of a 50 year old message-in-a-bottle is found.
To recap 2018, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we've covered this year.
Today we're looking at some offbeat stories from the world of transportation.
The world's first hydrogen trains have begun running in Germany. The trains make almost no noise and they run without polluting. Instead, they give off steam.
A train company in Japan has created a Hello Kitty Train that they hope will make more people want to travel. The special pink bullet train started running yesterday.
Workers in the US and Europe have been going on strike. They've stopped doing their jobs in order to protest. Here's a look at strikes in the US, France, and Germany.
On Saturday, a train in India carrying 1,000 people rolled for 9 miles without an engine or a driver. Workers put rocks on the tracks to stop the train. No one was hurt.