Train Travel

How Rail Companies Could Avoid Increasing Train Fares

Henry Stewart | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK
Henry Stewart

If standard class carriages generate 61% more income, then it would seem to be a simple financial decision to start converting first class carriages on their own initiative? This does depend on more demand being created for standard class.

WATCH: Would You Let A Fellow Passenger Fall Asleep On Your Shoulder?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Inspired by this photo of a young black man who fell asleep on an older Jewish man on the New York Subway recently (the Jewish man in question, Isaac ...

Planet Appetite: Riding the Gourmet Gravy Train to Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

French Canada prides itself not just on its language but also on the quality of its food - I take the train from Quebec City to the Charlevoix region and explore their Flavour Trail.

Travel Eye: Alice Springs to Darwin on Australia's Great Railway

Karen Edwards | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

As the long sleek carriages of The Ghan pull out of Alice Springs station, I wave goodbye to one of Australia's most fascinating towns. I'm on a 936-mile journey across the Northern Territory to Darwin; a journey that will take over 23 hours.

Planet Appetite: En Gard! Culinary Explorations in the South of France

Rupert Parker | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Cheese is a cottage industry here with Pelardon being the king of the goat's cheese. Methods of production have remained unchanged for centuries and I visit Celine Mourgues to find out her secrets. She keeps 80 goats and milks them twice a day.

Olympic Train Travel Misery As Cable Thieves Strike

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Cable thieves has left Olympic travellers and commuters stranded for up to 90 minutes on the eve of the Games, as they headed for London on First Capi...