Archive for 'Maps' Category

Russian Railways Routes to Europe [infographic]

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012

[credit RIA Novosti]

Km of high speed railway lines in the world

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Based on the data published by UIC: High Speed Lines in the World. Updated 1st July 2011: Lines or sections of lines in which operation V > 250 km/h.

Live Transit Updates in Google Maps

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Evolution of metro lines in Paris, 1900 to 2011

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Tuesday, June 7, 2011

And another video on figures  aaround Parisian metro (reposted from Musée des Arts et Métiers). [via Quoi ma ligne]

An animated map of Auckland’s public transport network

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011

An animated map of Auckland’s public transport network from Chris McDowall on Vimeo. Nice animation from Chris McDowall for Sciblogs: [...] The animation begins at 3am on a typical Monday morning. A pair of blue squiggles depict the Airport buses shuttling late night travellers between the Downtown Ferry Terminal and Auckland International. From 5am, a […]

Map of railway related manufacturers in the US

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2011

I have been looking for it for a while, now it has been published on the Fast Lane blog (the blog of the US Secretary of Transportation). I’m talking about a map of railways related manufacturers in the US. According to the post, these sites took advantage of the stimulus plan concerning development/enhancement of American […]

A new look for Madrid metro map

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Friday, February 18, 2011

For the sake of easier legibility and with the aim to re-invent urban spaces as depicted on metro maps, Spanish designer Javier Noguerol produced a new concept of the Madrid metro map. Taking advantage of the characteristic circular shape of line 4 he finished the job with a radial approach to the other lines crossing […]

River maps in subway map style

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011

From somethingaboutmaps: Rivers have been a key part of urban life for centuries. They have provided us with drinking water, protection, and a transit network that links us from one settlement to the next. I wanted to create a series of maps that gives people a new way to look at rivers: a much more […]

The other map of Spain

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Not really the first attempt I have seen, nonetheless the new map of Spain published by La Informacion clearly illustrates the advantages of having the longest high speed railway net in Europe. A redesigned shape of the country, in terms of travel time from the capital, Madrid, to the other main cities using either high […]

aMetro: world transit maps on Android

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

At the end, the first attempt I see to collect under the same application world transit maps. The possibility to have them on a smartphone also offers some enhanced features, such as locating the nearest station (via GPS) or calculate the shortest way to reach a definite point. aMetro is a collaborative project in evolution. […]