UK Trains

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...

Football Fan's Attempt To Get Cheaper Rail Fare Leaves Him With 56 Tickets

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK

After an overhaul of rail fares was announced to try to make it easier for passengers to buy the cheapest tickets, one man shed light on just how comp...

'Unfair' Train Fares To Be Removed In Bid To Make Saving Money Easier

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK

An overhaul of Britain’s rail fares is to be trialled to make it easier to buy the cheapest tickets. Some fares for long, connecting journeys will b...

South Korea Is Working On An Incredible 'Near Supersonic' Train

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Tech

The South Korean government has said it plans to unveil a revolutionary train that can travel at near-supersonic speeds and would cut a five hour jour...

'Kind-Hearted' Nurse Spent £159 To Help Stranded Student Get Home Safely

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A nurse from Liverpool has been praised as “wonderful” and “kind-hearted” after he spent £159 making sure a stranded student got home safely....

Five British Army Tanks Sent Through Channel Tunnel For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK

Five tanks were transported through the Channel Tunnel for the first time on Wednesday morning in a British Army drill testing how quickly heavy armou...

An Obscure Law Could 'Open The Floodgates' For Big Refunds For Southern Rail Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK

A Southern Rail commuter claims to have used an obscure law to get a refund worth thousands from his season ticket due to bad service. The man, known ...

Ways To Make Your Holiday More Sustainable

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

2017 has been dubbed the year of sustainable tourism and development by the UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). No longer a quirky aside or limited to the odd off-grid eco-lodge, going green when going abroad is where it's at.

It's Not Just Paralympian Athletes Who Have To Pee Themselves

Laura Moore | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Moore

I am one of the people who didn't find that news shocking at all. In fact, in an odd way I was pleased that it had happened to someone in the public eye, someone who was brave enough to come forward and tell the media about it so that finally our voices have a chance of being heard.

You May Only Just Be Getting Over The Last Tube Strike, But Another Could Be Coming

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK

Just days after London commuters were hamstrung by a Tube strike, another walkout is in the pipeline. Members of the RMT union are set to vote on whe...

Piano Man Soothes Angry Commuters As Clapham Junction Evacuated

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

As authorities were forced to evacuate London’s Clapham Junction station on Monday due to overcrowding, one man took it upon himself to ease the tra...

Tube Strike Will Hit All Zone One Stations On Monday

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK

A planned Tube strike will see almost all stations in zone one shut from Sunday evening, Transport for London (TfL) has warned. Industrial action plan...

Europeans Say Thanks For The Profits From Britain's Privatised Railways

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

A tongue-in-cheek video highlighting how profits from Britain’s railways are flowing to Europe has been shared thousands of times. The clip by the T...

Man Killed After Car Struck By Train At Bedfordshire Level Crossing

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

A man has died after a car was hit by a train at a level crossing near Lidlington, Bedfordshire. Officers from British Transport Police alongside Bed...

7 Ways People Have Had To Change Their Lives Because Of Rising Rail Fares

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

Furious commuters are planning protests over the annual train fare price rise - and it has been revealed that millions have already had to drastically...

The Shocking Effects Of Southern Rail Strike Laid Bare In Grim Survey

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.01.2017 | UK

The dramatic impact of months of disruption to Southern Railway services has been revealed by passengers now facing “intolerable” journeys. A su...

Labour Accuse Government Of Boxing Day Trains 'Standstill'

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

Travellers visiting relatives or hitting the Boxing Day sales will face a “standstill” on the railways due to a “lack of action” by the Govern...

Southern Rail Passengers Should Brace Themselves For An Awful Start To The New Year

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Commuters on the beleaguered Southern Railway are to face horrific delays and disruption over New Year as Britain’s biggest rail union confirms fres...