UK Trains

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...

Japan's Maglev Train Has Broken The World Speed Record

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Tech

Central Japan Railway Co. has revealed that their futuristic magnetic levitation train has broken a world speed record, travelling at 590kph. The p...

This Morning's Commute Was More Like 'Crossing Mordor' And 'The Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK

Twitter exploded with complaints from frustrated commuters this morning as travelers were faced with nightmare scenes across London and further afield...

Every London Commuter Will Be Able To Relate To This Southeastern Railway Parody Twitter Account

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Comedy

A journey of a thousand miles must start with a single delay. #Southeastern— Southeastern (@Se_Raleway) March 4, 2015 Southeastern trains run,...

Putting the Sanctuary Back Into the Quiet Carriage

Chris Owen | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Chris Owen

Yes, I'm speaking out in public - although mainly because I'm too chicken to turn to my side and actually tell the three hipsters on my right to shut up, and enquiring whether they think the 'quiet please' signs have a hidden clause stating "unless you're wearing a beanie and trousers which finish mid-shin".

The Most Politically Incorrect Train Announcement Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE 17/03/2015: This article has been expanded to include the full statement from South West. Commuters on a South West Trains service at Basing...