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The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

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WATCH: Man 'Entertains' Fellow Passengers On Liverpool To London Train

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the internet's latest star: a passenger on a Liverpool Lime Street to London train one Sunday in March. Captured by fell...

Baldrick's Cunning Plan For The Commute

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Blackadder star Tony Robinson has come up with a cunning plan to make the morning commute more bearable. The actor and presenter has teamed up with...

Potters Bar Train Crash 'Will Reoccur' If Cost-Cutting Measures Go Ahead

PA | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Tragedies like the Potters Bar train crash will reoccur if proposed cost-cutting measures are introduced on the railways, unions warned before the 10t...

Human Remains Found By Rail Line

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Detectives are investigating after suspected human remains were found near a railway line. A skull and other bones were discovered by workers clear...

UK Weather: Lightning Strikes On Train Network Create Travel Chaos

PA | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

Rush-hour commuters faced widespread travel disruption on Thursday after lightning struck an electrical substation, causing many trains to be cancelle...

Fares Are Mean And Weather's Foul: Travel Chaos Greets Commuters

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Commuters faced a grim start to the new year, as the first full working day of 2012 was marked by fare rises, union protests, driving rain and stormy ...

Commuters Face Rush Hour Delays As Fare Rises Set To Hit

Posted 28.12.2011 | UK

Rail users already facing above-inflation fare rises next week, also had to contend with delays to some rush-hour services as they returned to work af...

Scottish Rail Workers Plan Christmas Strike

PA | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK

Rail services could be disrupted from Christmas eve as signal workers in Scotland stage a 72-hour walkout in a row over career progression. The Rai...

Commuter Protest Bubbles up as Train Fares Rise Above Inflation for Yet Another Year

Sophie Allain | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK
Sophie Allain

It's never nice to find out that a household bill has gone up, but for many rail commuters finding out just before Christmas that their season ticket will cost hundreds of pounds more next year is all the more galling. The average wage is certainly not going up, the rising cost of living is hitting many families hard and the increase in rail fares will do nothing to help.

British Rail Workers 'Told To Learn German'

PA | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

Rail workers are being told to take German lessons as part of their training course for operating new track equipment, it has been revealed. Staff...

Reports Of Escaped Lion Cause Delays For Train Passengers In Yorkshire

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Rail passengers are used to being given all sorts of reasons for delays - but 'lion on the line' doesn't tend to be one of them. Travellers hoping ...