UK Transport

Footage Shows Passengers Sprint Away From Burning Plane After It Aborted Take-Off At Last-Minute

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.10.2016 | UK

This is the dramatic moment passengers fled an aeroplane when it caught fire moments before take-off. The American Airlines flight, which was bound fo...

30 Years Of Tory Bus Privatisation And There's No Reason To Celebrate

Daniel Zeichner | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Politics
Daniel Zeichner

For the past 30 years, bus companies have been able to put profit above passengers. We won't waste this chance to change the way buses are run in our country. Unlike buses, two opportunities to do that won't come along at once.

Your Stop Might Be Among The Most Haunted UK Train Stations

Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK

A new map has revealed some of the most haunted train stations in the UK just ahead of Halloween. The map, which was hand-painted by illustrator Ella ...

Video Shows 'Dangerous' London Bus Driver Nudging Cyclist Off Road

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

Transport for London has launched an investigation after video emerged which appeared to show a bus driver “nudging” a cyclist out of the way. Cy...

Paris, Gatwick, Heathrow, And Montreal - Why No New Runway Is The Right Option For Britain

Keith Taylor | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Politics
Keith Taylor

With no indication the government intends to reject airport expansion proposals at Gatwick and Heathrow, ratification begins to look like empty symbolism. Either that or the Prime Minister simply doesn't understand the agreement on which she is about to put pen to paper.

Chris Grayling's Train Platform Pledge Shows How Absurd Brexit Debate Has Become

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK

Bananas as straight as we like. Passports whatever colour we fancy. Light bulbs that use up as much energy as we want. These are all things we’ll be...

London Bus Roof Completely Sliced Off After Ploughing Into Bridge

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

The roof of a double decker bus was completely sliced off after the vehicle tried and failed to pass under a bridge in west London. No one was physica...

Would You Let A Lorry Driver Use Your Company Loo?

Rob Flello | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Politics
Rob Flello

Last week was the hugely successful National Lorry Week, when we are asked to Love the Lorry, and celebrate the enormous contribution made to our economy and society by all those involved in the haulage industry.

Uber Wants To Fly You To Work

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Tech

Gravity is the ultimate restriction on urban travel. So it figures that Uber, the world’s most disruptive transportation service, wants to go vertic...

This New TfL Map Could Change The Commute For Millions Of Londoners

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK

Transport for London has released a new look travel map showing what the future could look like for commuters who don’t live on the Tube network. Th...

Caroline Lucas' Lone But Brutal Attack On Southern Rail Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

Caroline Lucas launched a fierce attack at Conservative ministers last night for their refusal to strip Southern Rail of franchises worth tens of mill...

These Are The Motorways To Avoid Over The Bank Holiday Weekend

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK

Around 13 millions drivers will take on the roads this weekend and airports, bus and railway stations are also expected to be overwhelmed with passeng...

'Carmageddon' Warning As Worst Bank Holiday Congestion For Years Predicted

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK

Drivers face “carmageddon” this weekend with the worst bank holiday congestion expected on UK roads in recent years. Transport information suppli...

Take This Bingo Card With You If You're Getting The Night Tube

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Londoners, the Night Tube is finally here! That means we can all get anywhere we want at any time we want. At least, if it’s on the Central line or ...

10 Top Tips To Ensure You Make The Most Of The Night Tube

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

London’s Night Tube is set to begin running from 19 August this year. Almost a year late, the London Underground network will start by rolling out s...

Jeremy Corbyn Accused Of 'Rehashing Old Policies' In Flagship Transport Speech

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn’s flagship transport policy announcement has been marred by claims it is a simple re-hash of old Labour policies developed by his ex-s...

Tube Staff Splash Vegetable Soup Around Carriages To Imitate Vomit In Night Tube Preparations

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK

Preparations for the London Night Tube are well underway, with staff being tested on their ability to evacuate stations and even deal with vegetable s...

Southern Rail Strike Suspended, But Not In Time To Save Commuters From Travel Chaos

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

A five-day strike on Southern trains has come to an early finish with the union behind it suspending the action. The RMT called off off the strike tha...

Eurostar Rail Workers To Strike Over 7 Days In August

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

Eurostar rail workers are to take seven days of strike action over two weekends this month in a dispute over work/life balance, said the RMT union. Th...

Southern Rail's Strike Advice To Commuters Comically Ripped To Shreds

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK

Passengers impacted by Southern Rail’s five-day strike are accusing the company for being “beyond ridiculous”. Early this morning Southern rail ...

Southern And Gatwick Express Rail Services Face Fresh Strike Threat

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK

The country’s biggest rail franchise, which includes Southern and Gatwick Express, is facing the threat of fresh strikes in a new dispute over jobs ...

Tube Workers Channel Michelle Obama To Inspire London Commuters

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

London Underground staff have injected some much-needed motivation into commuters normally mundane journey into work - by offering them life advice fr...

Angry Man Who Told Muslim Woman To 'Speak English' Gets Brilliantly Corrected

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

When Nigel Farage complained about the number of foreign languages spoken on public transport in Britain he probably didn't imagine the following scen...

Boys Will Be Boys? (Or, Why Women Are Not Responsible for the Misbehaviour of Men)

Jemma Wayne | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

We must teach both our girls and our boys that each of us is responsible for our own actions. No matter our gender. And whether it is at school, or work, or in taxis, we must therefore seek to tackle behaviour that is unacceptable, not marginalize those who suffer it.

Passengers Injured By 'Scary' Turbulence On Malaysia Airlines Flight From Heathrow

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

A number of passengers and crew members were left with injuries on a Malaysia Airlines flight from London to Kuala Lumpur after it hit “severe turbu...