UK Trains

Heart-Stopping Moment A Teenager Is Run Over By A Train But Survives

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

This is the heart-stopping moment a teenager was mowed down by a train while chatting to a friend on her phone - but miraculously survived. Pratiksha...

How UK Cities Are Dealing With The Problem Of Air Pollution

Phillip Othen | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The problem of air pollution in cities isn’t new. Back in 1661, diarist John Evelyn published an attack on the ‘hellish and dismal cloud of sea-co...

Are You Ready For Crossrail? Here's Everything You Need To Know About The New Line

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK

The final preparations for the opening of London’s new Crossrail route is being revealed in a new documentary. BBC Two’s The Fifteen Billion Pound...

An Energy Price Cap Won't Fix Corporate Abuses

Prem Sikka | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Politics
Prem Sikka

Isn't it interesting what elections do? In an effort to buy votes, governments suddenly start showing empathy with forgotten voters. The UK Conservative Party's plan to cap energy prices is the gimmick in point. Why hasn't the government done something durable to check the rapacious corporate appetite for exploiting consumers and citizens?

A Gin Train Is Pulling Into Town To Take You On A Magically Boozy Experience

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget tube travel, a gin train is coming to town and it’s quite possibly the best (and most British) thing ever. A well known gin brand is launchin...

I Lived On Trains For Five Years

Corky Clubman | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK
Corky Clubman

When you feel encased in doom and gloom, you're unable to look out of the window to see what's on the horizon. Crisis is like the window, the light in the attic. Shining the light in the darkness. That is what Crisis is.

St Pancras: Making Connections

Hubert Da Costa | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech
Hubert Da Costa

I have to travel for business. It's a perk, and sometimes a drawback, of the job. And while I travel, there's nothing more important to me than to stay connected. Connected to work and family, yes, but also connected to 'things'.

Abandoned London 'Ghost' Station Could Be Reopened After MPs Send Open Letter

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK

Calls are growing for an abandoned railway station to be reopened to deal with south London’s “poor transport links”. Camberwell station, which ...

There Could Be Big Queues Ahead If You're Planning On Getting Away For Easter By Car

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK

Travellers over the Easter period could face long queues on Britain’s roads. Easter traffic is expected to peak on Thursday as leisure travellers ba...

Bad Train Behaviour Is Not OK

Sue Moorcroft | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK
Sue Moorcroft

My home's only an hour out of London by train, which I visit regularly both for business and pleasure. I suppose we all have our 'train behaviour' pe...

Think You’re Having A Bad Day? Look What Happened When A Tube Worker Stuck His Neck Out

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK

Sometimes it’s just one of those days, isn’t it? In a bizarre clip posted to social media, what looks like a London Underground worker appears to ...

Trains, Trash And Tabloids: What Do You Do With Your Newspaper When You Are Done Reading?

Liam Evans | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK
Liam Evans

As I sit, or more likely stand perpendicular and cramped, on my commute to and from work I tend to scan through the pages of the Metro or the Evening Standard nonchalantly. When I arrive at my destination, I have two primary options; put the paper in the bin, or leave it on my seat.

This New Walking Tube Map Will Revolutionise The Commute For Even More Londoners

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

The hugely successful walking Tube map has now been updated so it stretches as far as zone three and also includes National Rail routes. The official ...

Deserted Stations As 2,000 Rail Workers Walk Out In Staffing Dispute

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK

Train stations in northern England were deserted on Monday as hundreds of rail workers across the country went on strike in separate disputes over sta...

Commuter Chaos After Central Line Train Derails

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK

Commuters are facing long delays this morning after an empty train derailed on the Central Line. There is no service between North Acton and Marble Ar...

The World's Fastest Hover Train Could Go From Liverpool To Manchester In 7 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Tech

Imagine getting on a train in Liverpool and then in less than 10 minutes arrive in Manchester. Well that could soon be a reality as plans have been pr...

Storm Doris Brings Chaos To Just About All Of London

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

Major train stations across the UK were full of stranded passengers as Storm Doris brought chaos to the capital on Thursday. Euston and St Pancras in ...

India Has Begun Drilling For Its Underwater Bullet Train

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech

India has reportedly started drilling for its undersea bullet train, paving the way for construction to begin as soon as next year. The Ecomonic Times...

Here's Everything You Need To Know To Beat Wednesday's Tube Strike

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK

Transport for London has issued a guide to help commuters deal with Tube strikes that will hit the Central and Waterloo & City lines form Tuesday nigh...

Just Six Months In And The Night Tube Could Already Be Facing Strikes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

Just months after finally hitting the tracks, Night Tube services could be halted by industrial action. Drivers who are part of the RMT (Rail, Maritim...

Here's What You Need To Know About Next Week's Tube Strike

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

Another Tube strike has been announced for late February. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Union (RMT) who work on the Central Line...

Bakerloo Line Extension Could Bring The Tube To Lewisham

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

The London Underground has published plans to extend the Bakerloo line. Drawn up following feedback during a 2014 consultation and analysis of the pot...

Londoners Collectively wasted 44 Years Putting Up With Tube Delays Last Year

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK

London Underground passengers collectively wasted 44 years because of delays over the last 12 months, new figures have revealed. Research released by ...

Southern Rail Strikes Could Be Over As Deal Struck With Drivers' Union Aslef

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK

A deal to end a bitter dispute between Southern Railway and Aslef over driver-only trains has been agreed. The two sides have been holding lengthy tal...

Footage Captures Snarling Police Dog Knocking Innocent Bystander Onto Train Tracks

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
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This is the shocking moment a snarling police dog toppled a woman off a platform and onto the train tracks below. Mercifully, there were no oncoming t...