UK Trains

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 03.07.2017 | 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...

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.