A Crossrail tunnel under construction 35 metres below the streets of Whitechapel, east London, one of the most challenging sites in the Crossrail project. The completed service will run from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. Construction is expected to be completed in 2017, with services running in 2018. Read more
Boatmen wait for passengers at the river bank of Buriganga in Bangladesh during the second day of a country-wide blockade of road, rail and water transport
Commuters leave a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220km northwest of Tbilisi. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura’s public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town’s economy. Fifteen of Chiatura’s 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6,000 meters.
A worker levels the coal on a freight train in Taiyuan, in northern China’s Shanxi province
Containers and cars are loaded on freight trains at the railroad shunting yard in Maschen near Hamburg, Germany
Indians wait at a bus stop in front of an advertisement for the city of Delhi in New Delhi, India on Tuesday Read more
School children ride a tricycle cab on their way to school in Manila June 4, 2013. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Winston Ginez appealed to local executives and chiefs to monitor the overloading of tricycles used to ferry students to school, saying that the tricycles are regulated to only ferry a maximum of four passengers, according to local media.