UK Trains

What We Know So Far About Parsons Green Tube Station 'Terrorist' Explosion

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

What we know so far: Emergency services were called at around 8.20am after reports of a bag exploding on a train The Met Police confirmed at 10.13am i...

Factory Blaze Causes Huge Train Disruption In London Morning Rush Hour

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

A major fire in northwest London near a railway line has caused rush travel chaos on Friday morning. Twelve people were evacuated from their homes aft...

I Come From A Country Where There Are Women-Only Train Carriages. Trust Me UK, Say No

Hari Srinivasan | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Politics
Hari Srinivasan

Perhaps it doesn't require a long blog to arrive at this conclusion: segregating public spaces by gender is a bad idea. But what is it about doing this to public transport that politicians find so enticing?

Women-Only Train Carriages Could Curb Assaults - Labour

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Politics

Women-only train carriages may be needed to create a “safe space” to combat a rise in sex attacks, a key ally of Jeremy Corbyn has declared. Shado...

Passengers Warned To Avoid London Waterloo After Train Derailment

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK

Passengers have been warned to avoid London Waterloo after a train derailed early this morning while pulling away from a platform. Photos from the sc...

Oxford Circus Tube Station Evacuated After Reports Of 'Fire On Train'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

Four people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on an underground train in central London. Hundreds of people were evacuate...

Dom Hyams - Visualising Dreams That Come True

Martyn Sibley | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

I'm not suggesting this was due to anything far out. Who knows. It could have been. But for me I think these vivid visualisations came true for a simple reason. Subconsciously I started looking for the little actions and opportunities. I began looking for ways to make my dreams come true.

Labour Says It Will Take 200 Years To Make Train Stations Disability-Friendly

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Politics

It would take more than 200 years for all train stations to be made accessible for disabled people, according to new analysis by Labour. Official figu...

This Is How Big The North-South Divide Really Is

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK

The Conservative Party is facing a growing backlash from angry northern commuters after it was revealed that the north of England has seen £59 billio...

Tube Nerds Rejoice, There's A New Map To Celebrate The DLR's 30th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK

London’s Docklands Light Railway, better known as the DLR, is celebrating its 30th birthday and has been given a spruced up new map to celebrate. Th...

54 People Injured In Barcelona Train Crash

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK

More than 50 people have been injured, one of them seriously, in a train crash in Barcelona, emergency services have reported. The commuter train cra...

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

After learning that travelling on the London underground exposes commuters to high levels of toxic air particles, no one could blame you for wanting t...

Chris Grayling Backs 'One Class' Trains On Shorter Commuter Routes

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK

First class train carriages will be cut on busy suburban routes to stop commuters having to stand, Chris Grayling has said. The Transport Secretary sa...

Terrifying Video Shows Woman Dragged Along Platform In Rome Metro Accident

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK

A woman has ended up in intensive care after being dragged along a platform by a train in Rome. Footage of the incident, which has raised questions ab...

The London Underground Contains Toxic Particles That Could Put You At Risk Of Dementia

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Tech

Commuters who travel regularly on the London Underground are breathing in around 12 million toxic ‘nanodust’ particles every single minute, accord...

TfL's New Tube Map Could Revolutionise Travel For People With Claustrophobia

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK

A tube map showing which parts of the network are above ground has been released by Transport for London (TfL) - and it could revolutionise travel for...

Guy Flies From Newcastle To London Via Menorca Because It's Cheaper Than The Train

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Train prices are pretty steep, as one 21-year-old recently found out. Trainee shipping officer Joe Furness recently flew from Newcastle to London via ...

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 ...