Asia Pacific Jan 19, 2015

South Korea seeks to lay railroad through North

South Korea is seeking to link its railroad to North Korea with the rest of the continent as part of a plan for the potential unification of the peninsula. The South's Unification Ministry called on the North to discuss the extension into China of the ...

National Feb 26, 2014

Train buff in Hokkaido builds his own museum

An architect in Otofuke, Hokkaido, has transformed part of his household into a railway museum. "I want to provide a place where rail fans can get together and feel comfortable," says Tadashi Hozumi, 53, who is now working on improving the displays. A train buff since ...