UK Trains

48 Hours in France: Rules, Railways and Tombstone Technology

Karl Davis | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Karl Davis

In the wake of the last few days, the thoughts of the world are undoubtedly with those suffering the effects of a seminal moment in the history of the...

Why The DLR Strike Will Stop Trains Run By Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

London's Docklands Light Railway will be closed all day on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, after last ditch talks aimed at calling off the 48-hour s...

Network Rail Just Tweeted This Terrifying Picture As A Warning To All Selfie Takers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

Network Rail have tweeted a terrifying picture of what appears to be people taking selfies while sitting on an active train track. Warning as cross...

Train Club - Metros, Mayhem, BO

Olivia Tilley | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Olivia Tilley

Thousands of people cram themselves into train carriages every day, slowly losing the will to live whilst spooning complete strangers.

Train Tracks and Falmouth Ferries

Carolyn Nash | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carolyn Nash

It's better to travel... as they say. So we decided to put this theory to the test on our holiday by taking seven hours on six modes of transport from west London to St Mawes in south west Cornwall. Now where could we have got to in seven hours, New York, Canada, Barbados?

The Moment Heavily Armed Police Storm Train After Man Locks Himself In Toilet

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

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Two Hospitalised After 'Low Speed Collision' At Kings Cross

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

Two people have been left hospitalised after a train collided with railway buffers at Kings Cross Station in London. The incident took place just a...

These Were The Top Ten Most Overcrowded Trains Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

The Department for Transport has published a list of the ten most overcrowded trains in England and Wales in 2014. The list covers arrivals into 1...

Virgin Trains Change to Railcard Policy Will See a Hike in Rail Prices for Young, Disabled and Senior Citizens

Lauren Hawkridge | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK
Lauren Hawkridge

I had finally done it. Six weeks ago I started my very first full time paid job in London. The trouble was, like most young people, I wasn't in the position to move to the city straight away. So, I made the decision to accept the job and commute daily from Birmingham until I was in a better position to move...

Train Surfing Ukrainian Teen Posts Remarkable (And Stupid) Video

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK

A train surfing Ukrainian teen posted a remarkable video on YouTube over the weekend showing him travelling atop moving carriages between local Metro ...

Rod Liddle Pens Eye-Watering Attack On Guardian Columnist's Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Spectator journalist Rod Liddle has penned a deeply sarcastic response to a female Guardian columnist who revealed her experience of being groped and ...

Suicidal Woman Pulled From Train Tracks With Seconds To Spare In Incredible Video

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

CCTV footage has captured the moment police in Milan aided a distressed young woman who jumped onto the metro tracks at a station in the city. The ...

If We Want to Tackle Sex Offences, More Institutions Need to Take a Leaf Out of the British Transport Police's Book

Verity Ryan | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK
Verity Ryan

Figures showing a 25% increase in sex offences reported to the British Transport Police (BTP) have been met with a tsunami of women sharing their own experiences of assault and harassment.

Two Wounded After Shooting On Paris-Bound Train

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK

A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding two people before two American passengers subdued him...

Woman Pulls Schoolgirl From Tracks Seconds Before Oncoming Train

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

A schoolgirl has narrowly escaped death after a woman pulled her off the tracks of an oncoming train. The incident occurred as the girl dropped wha...

This Train Isn't Mooving...

PA | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

A railway line had to close after a train derailed when it hit a herd of cows that had strayed onto the track. Southeastern Trains said the incide...

Commuters 'Made To Give Up Their Seats For First Class Customers'

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

One First Great Western customer has caused a Twitter storm after claiming that standard class passengers were asked to give up their seats to first c...

Tonight's Tube Strike Is Entirely Justified

Seb Michnowicz | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Politics
Seb Michnowicz

The mainstream media has been quick to dust-off the hackneyed cliché of the tanned, well-fed, well-paid train driver holding London to ransom at any opportunity to chisel money out of TfL. To describe the dispute in this way is to do a disservice to readers: fundamentally, it has little to do with the money on offer ...

These Are The Weird And Wonderful Things People Leave On Trains

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After a busy day, train operators can expect to find an array of things left in their carriages by customers, including umbrellas, pairs of glasses an...

Are Commuters in Danger of Losing Their Humanity?

Tom Beetham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Beetham

I am writing this, quite fittingly, on the train. My train - our train. After three weeks catching the 7.13 I began to feel like we were bonding: the ...

Passengers Complain After Announcer Apparently Says Person Under Train 'Couldn't Be Bothered To Live'

PA | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

A rail company has apologised after customers complained about a "shocking" announcement made on the loudspeaker about a death on the line. Passeng...

'Please Hurry It's Not A Great Smell': Train Passenger Stuck In Toilet Tweets For Help

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

Picture the scene: You’ve been caught short and you have to go to the loo on the train. Not great. But you find your way into a stall, perfo...

Donald Trump Just Politicised A Train Crash That Killed Seven People

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

Controversial tycoon and businessman Donald Trump has attempted to use a horrific train crash in Philadelphia to further his political career. The ...

Power Cut Chaos Sees Commuters Evacuated From Trains By Firefighters

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK

• Outage saw all Southern train services unable to run through Victoria • 904 passengers evacuated from one train • One train was stuck for si...

That Insane Japanese Train Just The World Speed Record AGAIN

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Tech

Japan's brilliant Maglev train has beaten its own world speed record in less than a week. The utterly insane feat saw it hit 603km/h (374mph) in a...