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Cold comfort for Irish Rail passengers as train windows are left open to beat pandemic

Cold comfort for Irish Rail passengers as train windows are left open to beat pandemic

If you are commuting by train this winter, pack an extra jumper. Passengers in older carriages that do not have air conditioning systems will be asked to keep [...] Read full article: Cold comfort for Irish Rail passengers a...→

Cold comfort for Irish Rail passengers as train windows are left open to beat pandemic

Cold comfort for Irish Rail passengers as train windows are left open to beat pandemic

If you are commuting by train this winter, pack an extra jumper. Passengers in older carriages that do not have air conditioning systems will be asked to keep [...] Read full article: Cold comfort for Irish Rail passengers a...→

Train operators accused of misleading passengers over timetables

Train operators accused of misleading passengers over timetables

Train companies have been threatened with legal action amid fears that passengers are being misled over cheap advance tickets.The rail watchdog has written to [...] Read full article: Train operators accused of misleading pa...→

Couple take wedding pictures on train line as Network Rail slam track dummies

Couple take wedding pictures on train line as Network Rail slam track dummies

More than 5,000 incidents of trespassing on the UK's train lines have been recorded in the UK between June and September. Read full article: Couple take wedding pictures on train li...→

WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on train leaves passengers ‘literally sick’

WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on train leaves passengers ‘literally sick’

HYGIENE standards when travelling have gone up around the world in the wake of the pandemic. However, that didn't stop one man engaging in a "private" act on a [...] Read full article: WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on tr...→

Coronavirus: train windows to be left open and ventilation on maximum

Coronavirus: train windows to be left open and ventilation on maximum

Train travel will be a chilly experience this winter as operators open doors and windows to try to win public confidence. Commuters, already prone to grumbling [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: train windows to be left op...→

Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Churchill's funeral train

Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Churchill's funeral train

Emails reveal fears the locomotive could become the focus of "protest activity" as a result of Churchill's links to "colonialism and empire" Read full article: Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Chu...→

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

After the government announced a change in the way trains are operated, we ask what it means for Kent's railways. Read full article: What does 'end' to rail franchising mean...→

Trade union boss hits out at transport secretary's 'Hornby train set' remark on Stonehaven rail crash | Press and Journal

Trade union boss hits out at transport secretary's 'Hornby train set' remark on Stonehaven rail crash | Press and Journal

A trade union boss has accused the UK transport secretary of "treading on the feelings" of those who knew those who died in last month's Stonehaven rail crash, [...] Read full article: Trade union boss hits out at transport s...→

Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish left on ScotRail train as passengers slammed

Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish left on ScotRail train as passengers slammed

Scotrail has slammed rail passengers for distrupting their coronavirus efforts, posting shocking images of rubbish left on one carriage. Read full article: Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish le...→

Train passengers told 'we can't ensure social distancing as it's a bank holiday'

Train passengers told 'we can't ensure social distancing as it's a bank holiday'

EXCLUSIVE Travellers using the Grand Central Rail service from York to London were forced to endure an "uncomfortable" journey with many standing for the entir [...] Read full article: Train passengers told 'we can't ensure s...→

Network Rail launches new severe weather task force following Stonehaven train crash | Press and Journal

Network Rail launches new severe weather task force following Stonehaven train crash | Press and Journal

Network Rail has launched two independent task forces to help it improve its response to severe weather and its management of cuttings and embankments, followi [...] Read full article: Network Rail launches new severe weather...→

Rail passengers can soon travel directly from Amsterdam to London in just 4hrs

Rail passengers can soon travel directly from Amsterdam to London in just 4hrs

RAIL passengers will be able to travel directly from Amsterdam to London from October 26. The new non-stop Eurostar return cuts the journey from the Dutch capi [...] Read full article: Rail passengers can soon travel directly...→

Train crash leaves at least one woman dead as passengers trapped in wreckage

Train crash leaves at least one woman dead as passengers trapped in wreckage

Emergency crews are at the scene of the accident involving a vehicle and an MTA Light Rail in downtown Baltimore with special tools being used to try and free [...] Read full article: Train crash leaves at least one woman de...→

The Times view on cold-water swimming and dementia: Cold Comfort

The Times view on cold-water swimming and dementia: Cold Comfort

Those hardy souls who count among their hobbies voluntary immersion in cold water, often unconscionably early in the morning, would appear to pose more questio [...] Read full article: The Times view on cold-water swimming an...→

Kintore welcomes train passengers for first time in 56 years as £15 million new station opens | Press and Journal

Kintore welcomes train passengers for first time in 56 years as £15 million new station opens | Press and Journal

Passengers boarded trains in Kintore today for the first time in 56 years thanks to the grand opening of the town’s new £15 million station – and ScotRail says [...] Read full article: Kintore welcomes train passengers for fi...→

Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train and rail revolution - BOC

Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train and rail revolution - BOC

SCOTLAND is on track for hydrogen-powered trains as part of a new rail revolution that is set to see the energy of the future providing green public… Read full article: Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train ...→

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Rail passengers are set for an increase to free WiFi allowances - with it doubling on some routes. Read full article: Train passengers to get free WiFi boost...→

School tells pupils ‘get used to being cold’ as it will keep windows open to protect against covid

School tells pupils ‘get used to being cold’ as it will keep windows open to protect against covid

A SCHOOL has told pupils to “get used to being cold” as it keeps windows open to protect against covid. Barr Beacon School in Walsall, the West Midlands brough [...] Read full article: School tells pupils ‘get used to being c...→

Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method combat Covid? He thinks so

Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method combat Covid? He thinks so

I say to Wim Hof, tell me, what’s the closest you’ve ever come to death? It’s a tricky question for a full-time “extremophile” – so many choices! – but we’ve b [...] Read full article: Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method com...→

Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile of washed out rock and gravel'

Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile of washed out rock and gravel'

An interim report on the Stonehaven rail crash found that the train "struck a pile of washed-out rock and gravel before derailing", the Department for Transpor [...] Read full article: Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile o...→

Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train passengers and refused to wear mask'

Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train passengers and refused to wear mask'

THIS is the moment a cop reportedly pepper-sprays a man who spat on train passengers and refused to wear a mask. British Transport Police said they were respon [...] Read full article: Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train...→

'Covid on wheels': French rail passengers stuck for over 24 hours in fast train after power cut

'Covid on wheels': French rail passengers stuck for over 24 hours in fast train after power cut

Passengers spend night without food, drink or toilet paper after three trains suffer epic delays on line from Spanish border to Paris Read full article: 'Covid on wheels': French rail passenger...→

Rail line services suspended after derailed train

Rail line services suspended after derailed train

Certain rail line services have been suspended while works continue to fix a derailed train. Read full article: Rail line services suspended after derai...→

Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code will show rail passengers if train is busy

Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code will show rail passengers if train is busy

Passengers will be told how busy their train is before it arrives under plans to boost confidence in public transport.Southeastern has become the first train c [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code wi...→

Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase in fares despite fall in passengers

Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase in fares despite fall in passengers

The number of people using the train is still down by 70 per cent, despite large parts of the economy opening back up in Scotland. Read full article: Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase...→

Passengers beaten up at New Street and chased onto train for second beating

Passengers beaten up at New Street and chased onto train for second beating

British Transport Police released images of two people who may have information that could help their investigation Read full article: Passengers beaten up at New Street and c...→

Over 200 passengers injured in train crash near Johannesburg

Over 200 passengers injured in train crash near Johannesburg

MORE than 200 passengers were injured in a train collision in the east of South Africa’s financial centre Johannesburg today.... At least 226 people were taken [...] Read full article: Over 200 passengers injured in train cra...→

Rail disruption caused by two cars on train tracks at Stirling and Fort William

ScotRail has reported that cars are blocking railway tracks at two different locations – Stirling and Fort William. Read full article: Rail disruption caused by two cars on tr...→

Rail bosses set to recommend windows kept open on train journeys

Rail bosses set to recommend windows kept open on train journeys

The Rail Delivery Group is set to approve a recommendation that windows are kept open on trains in a bid to improve airflow and encourage passengers that train [...] Read full article: Rail bosses set to recommend windows kep...→

Translink staff ordered to allow train and bus passengers on without mask

Translink staff ordered to allow train and bus passengers on without mask

Translink staff have been ordered to allow passengers to travel on buses and trains even if they refuse to wear a face mask without a reasonable excuse. Read full article: Translink staff ordered to allow train a...→

Parents clash as school opens windows & tells pupils 'get used to cold'

Parents clash as school opens windows & tells pupils 'get used to cold'

PARENTS have clashed after a school opened windows to stop the spread of coronavirus and told pupils to “get used to being cold”. Barr Beacon School in Walsall [...] Read full article: Parents clash as school opens windows & ...→

Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train threatened to 'smash' rail worker

Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train threatened to 'smash' rail worker

Ian Ward, aged 29, was passing through Birmingham en route to Glasgow when he threatened to "smash" the on-board shop assistant Read full article: Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train thr...→

Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks fury among LGBT passengers

Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks fury among LGBT passengers

Hundreds of Twitter users complained about the brightly-coloured Avanti West Coast train, which made its first journey with an LGBT-only crew, saying it was ac [...] Read full article: Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks...→

Technology to help passengers pick best train

Technology to help passengers pick best train

In a UK first, passenger data will be released by Southeastern to help people choose travel times. Read full article: Technology to help passengers pick best ...→

Passengers await rescue after train strikes tree

Passengers await rescue after train strikes tree

Passengers are set to be transferred onto a 'rescue train' this evening after the one they were on hit a tree. Read full article: Passengers await rescue after train stri...→

Train operators accused of misleading passengers over timetables

Train operators accused of misleading passengers over timetables

Train companies have been threatened with legal action amid fears that passengers are being misled over cheap advance tickets.The rail watchdog has written to [...] Read full article: Train operators accused of misleading pa...→

Passengers beaten up at New Street and chased onto train for second beating

Passengers beaten up at New Street and chased onto train for second beating

British Transport Police released images of two people who may have information that could help their investigation Read full article: Passengers beaten up at New Street and c...→

The Times view on cold-water swimming and dementia: Cold Comfort

The Times view on cold-water swimming and dementia: Cold Comfort

Those hardy souls who count among their hobbies voluntary immersion in cold water, often unconscionably early in the morning, would appear to pose more questio [...] Read full article: The Times view on cold-water swimming an...→

Couple take wedding pictures on train line as Network Rail slam track dummies

Couple take wedding pictures on train line as Network Rail slam track dummies

More than 5,000 incidents of trespassing on the UK's train lines have been recorded in the UK between June and September. Read full article: Couple take wedding pictures on train li...→

Rail disruption caused by two cars on train tracks at Stirling and Fort William

ScotRail has reported that cars are blocking railway tracks at two different locations – Stirling and Fort William. Read full article: Rail disruption caused by two cars on tr...→

Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train and rail revolution - BOC

Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train and rail revolution - BOC

SCOTLAND is on track for hydrogen-powered trains as part of a new rail revolution that is set to see the energy of the future providing green public… Read full article: Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train ...→

Coronavirus: train windows to be left open and ventilation on maximum

Coronavirus: train windows to be left open and ventilation on maximum

Train travel will be a chilly experience this winter as operators open doors and windows to try to win public confidence. Commuters, already prone to grumbling [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: train windows to be left op...→

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Rail passengers are set for an increase to free WiFi allowances - with it doubling on some routes. Read full article: Train passengers to get free WiFi boost...→

Parents clash as school opens windows & tells pupils 'get used to cold'

Parents clash as school opens windows & tells pupils 'get used to cold'

PARENTS have clashed after a school opened windows to stop the spread of coronavirus and told pupils to “get used to being cold”. Barr Beacon School in Walsall [...] Read full article: Parents clash as school opens windows & ...→

Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train passengers and refused to wear mask'

Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train passengers and refused to wear mask'

THIS is the moment a cop reportedly pepper-sprays a man who spat on train passengers and refused to wear a mask. British Transport Police said they were respon [...] Read full article: Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train...→

Train passengers told 'we can't ensure social distancing as it's a bank holiday'

Train passengers told 'we can't ensure social distancing as it's a bank holiday'

EXCLUSIVE Travellers using the Grand Central Rail service from York to London were forced to endure an "uncomfortable" journey with many standing for the entir [...] Read full article: Train passengers told 'we can't ensure s...→

Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks fury among LGBT passengers

Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks fury among LGBT passengers

Hundreds of Twitter users complained about the brightly-coloured Avanti West Coast train, which made its first journey with an LGBT-only crew, saying it was ac [...] Read full article: Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks...→

Rail line services suspended after derailed train

Rail line services suspended after derailed train

Certain rail line services have been suspended while works continue to fix a derailed train. Read full article: Rail line services suspended after derai...→

Rail passengers can soon travel directly from Amsterdam to London in just 4hrs

Rail passengers can soon travel directly from Amsterdam to London in just 4hrs

RAIL passengers will be able to travel directly from Amsterdam to London from October 26. The new non-stop Eurostar return cuts the journey from the Dutch capi [...] Read full article: Rail passengers can soon travel directly...→

Passengers await rescue after train strikes tree

Passengers await rescue after train strikes tree

Passengers are set to be transferred onto a 'rescue train' this evening after the one they were on hit a tree. Read full article: Passengers await rescue after train stri...→

Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase in fares despite fall in passengers

Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase in fares despite fall in passengers

The number of people using the train is still down by 70 per cent, despite large parts of the economy opening back up in Scotland. Read full article: Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase...→

Over 200 passengers injured in train crash near Johannesburg

Over 200 passengers injured in train crash near Johannesburg

MORE than 200 passengers were injured in a train collision in the east of South Africa’s financial centre Johannesburg today.... At least 226 people were taken [...] Read full article: Over 200 passengers injured in train cra...→

Kintore welcomes train passengers for first time in 56 years as £15 million new station opens | Press and Journal

Kintore welcomes train passengers for first time in 56 years as £15 million new station opens | Press and Journal

Passengers boarded trains in Kintore today for the first time in 56 years thanks to the grand opening of the town’s new £15 million station – and ScotRail says [...] Read full article: Kintore welcomes train passengers for fi...→

WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on train leaves passengers ‘literally sick’

WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on train leaves passengers ‘literally sick’

HYGIENE standards when travelling have gone up around the world in the wake of the pandemic. However, that didn't stop one man engaging in a "private" act on a [...] Read full article: WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on tr...→

Rail bosses set to recommend windows kept open on train journeys

Rail bosses set to recommend windows kept open on train journeys

The Rail Delivery Group is set to approve a recommendation that windows are kept open on trains in a bid to improve airflow and encourage passengers that train [...] Read full article: Rail bosses set to recommend windows kep...→

Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Churchill's funeral train

Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Churchill's funeral train

Emails reveal fears the locomotive could become the focus of "protest activity" as a result of Churchill's links to "colonialism and empire" Read full article: Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Chu...→

Translink staff ordered to allow train and bus passengers on without mask

Translink staff ordered to allow train and bus passengers on without mask

Translink staff have been ordered to allow passengers to travel on buses and trains even if they refuse to wear a face mask without a reasonable excuse. Read full article: Translink staff ordered to allow train a...→

School tells pupils ‘get used to being cold’ as it will keep windows open to protect against covid

School tells pupils ‘get used to being cold’ as it will keep windows open to protect against covid

A SCHOOL has told pupils to “get used to being cold” as it keeps windows open to protect against covid. Barr Beacon School in Walsall, the West Midlands brough [...] Read full article: School tells pupils ‘get used to being c...→

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

After the government announced a change in the way trains are operated, we ask what it means for Kent's railways. Read full article: What does 'end' to rail franchising mean...→

Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train threatened to 'smash' rail worker

Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train threatened to 'smash' rail worker

Ian Ward, aged 29, was passing through Birmingham en route to Glasgow when he threatened to "smash" the on-board shop assistant Read full article: Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train thr...→

Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method combat Covid? He thinks so

Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method combat Covid? He thinks so

I say to Wim Hof, tell me, what’s the closest you’ve ever come to death? It’s a tricky question for a full-time “extremophile” – so many choices! – but we’ve b [...] Read full article: Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method com...→

Trade union boss hits out at transport secretary's 'Hornby train set' remark on Stonehaven rail crash | Press and Journal

Trade union boss hits out at transport secretary's 'Hornby train set' remark on Stonehaven rail crash | Press and Journal

A trade union boss has accused the UK transport secretary of "treading on the feelings" of those who knew those who died in last month's Stonehaven rail crash, [...] Read full article: Trade union boss hits out at transport s...→

Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile of washed out rock and gravel'

Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile of washed out rock and gravel'

An interim report on the Stonehaven rail crash found that the train "struck a pile of washed-out rock and gravel before derailing", the Department for Transpor [...] Read full article: Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile o...→

Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish left on ScotRail train as passengers slammed

Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish left on ScotRail train as passengers slammed

Scotrail has slammed rail passengers for distrupting their coronavirus efforts, posting shocking images of rubbish left on one carriage. Read full article: Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish le...→

'Covid on wheels': French rail passengers stuck for over 24 hours in fast train after power cut

'Covid on wheels': French rail passengers stuck for over 24 hours in fast train after power cut

Passengers spend night without food, drink or toilet paper after three trains suffer epic delays on line from Spanish border to Paris Read full article: 'Covid on wheels': French rail passenger...→

Network Rail launches new severe weather task force following Stonehaven train crash | Press and Journal

Network Rail launches new severe weather task force following Stonehaven train crash | Press and Journal

Network Rail has launched two independent task forces to help it improve its response to severe weather and its management of cuttings and embankments, followi [...] Read full article: Network Rail launches new severe weather...→

Technology to help passengers pick best train

Technology to help passengers pick best train

In a UK first, passenger data will be released by Southeastern to help people choose travel times. Read full article: Technology to help passengers pick best ...→

Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code will show rail passengers if train is busy

Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code will show rail passengers if train is busy

Passengers will be told how busy their train is before it arrives under plans to boost confidence in public transport.Southeastern has become the first train c [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code wi...→

Train crash leaves at least one woman dead as passengers trapped in wreckage

Train crash leaves at least one woman dead as passengers trapped in wreckage

Emergency crews are at the scene of the accident involving a vehicle and an MTA Light Rail in downtown Baltimore with special tools being used to try and free [...] Read full article: Train crash leaves at least one woman de...→

Train operators accused of misleading passengers over timetables

Train operators accused of misleading passengers over timetables

Train companies have been threatened with legal action amid fears that passengers are being misled over cheap advance tickets.The rail watchdog has written to [...] Read full article: Train operators accused of misleading pa...→

Passengers beaten up at New Street and chased onto train for second beating

Passengers beaten up at New Street and chased onto train for second beating

British Transport Police released images of two people who may have information that could help their investigation Read full article: Passengers beaten up at New Street and c...→

The Times view on cold-water swimming and dementia: Cold Comfort

The Times view on cold-water swimming and dementia: Cold Comfort

Those hardy souls who count among their hobbies voluntary immersion in cold water, often unconscionably early in the morning, would appear to pose more questio [...] Read full article: The Times view on cold-water swimming an...→

Over 200 passengers injured in train crash near Johannesburg

Over 200 passengers injured in train crash near Johannesburg

MORE than 200 passengers were injured in a train collision in the east of South Africa’s financial centre Johannesburg today.... At least 226 people were taken [...] Read full article: Over 200 passengers injured in train cra...→

Couple take wedding pictures on train line as Network Rail slam track dummies

Couple take wedding pictures on train line as Network Rail slam track dummies

More than 5,000 incidents of trespassing on the UK's train lines have been recorded in the UK between June and September. Read full article: Couple take wedding pictures on train li...→

Kintore welcomes train passengers for first time in 56 years as £15 million new station opens | Press and Journal

Kintore welcomes train passengers for first time in 56 years as £15 million new station opens | Press and Journal

Passengers boarded trains in Kintore today for the first time in 56 years thanks to the grand opening of the town’s new £15 million station – and ScotRail says [...] Read full article: Kintore welcomes train passengers for fi...→

Rail disruption caused by two cars on train tracks at Stirling and Fort William

ScotRail has reported that cars are blocking railway tracks at two different locations – Stirling and Fort William. Read full article: Rail disruption caused by two cars on tr...→

WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on train leaves passengers ‘literally sick’

WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on train leaves passengers ‘literally sick’

HYGIENE standards when travelling have gone up around the world in the wake of the pandemic. However, that didn't stop one man engaging in a "private" act on a [...] Read full article: WATCH: Man’s ‘rude’ &’private’ act on tr...→

Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train and rail revolution - BOC

Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train and rail revolution - BOC

SCOTLAND is on track for hydrogen-powered trains as part of a new rail revolution that is set to see the energy of the future providing green public… Read full article: Scotland set for hydrogen-powered train ...→

Rail bosses set to recommend windows kept open on train journeys

Rail bosses set to recommend windows kept open on train journeys

The Rail Delivery Group is set to approve a recommendation that windows are kept open on trains in a bid to improve airflow and encourage passengers that train [...] Read full article: Rail bosses set to recommend windows kep...→

Coronavirus: train windows to be left open and ventilation on maximum

Coronavirus: train windows to be left open and ventilation on maximum

Train travel will be a chilly experience this winter as operators open doors and windows to try to win public confidence. Commuters, already prone to grumbling [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: train windows to be left op...→

Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Churchill's funeral train

Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Churchill's funeral train

Emails reveal fears the locomotive could become the focus of "protest activity" as a result of Churchill's links to "colonialism and empire" Read full article: Rail Museum feared attack on Winston Chu...→

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Rail passengers are set for an increase to free WiFi allowances - with it doubling on some routes. Read full article: Train passengers to get free WiFi boost...→

Translink staff ordered to allow train and bus passengers on without mask

Translink staff ordered to allow train and bus passengers on without mask

Translink staff have been ordered to allow passengers to travel on buses and trains even if they refuse to wear a face mask without a reasonable excuse. Read full article: Translink staff ordered to allow train a...→

School tells pupils ‘get used to being cold’ as it will keep windows open to protect against covid

School tells pupils ‘get used to being cold’ as it will keep windows open to protect against covid

A SCHOOL has told pupils to “get used to being cold” as it keeps windows open to protect against covid. Barr Beacon School in Walsall, the West Midlands brough [...] Read full article: School tells pupils ‘get used to being c...→

Parents clash as school opens windows & tells pupils 'get used to cold'

Parents clash as school opens windows & tells pupils 'get used to cold'

PARENTS have clashed after a school opened windows to stop the spread of coronavirus and told pupils to “get used to being cold”. Barr Beacon School in Walsall [...] Read full article: Parents clash as school opens windows & ...→

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

After the government announced a change in the way trains are operated, we ask what it means for Kent's railways. Read full article: What does 'end' to rail franchising mean...→

Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train threatened to 'smash' rail worker

Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train threatened to 'smash' rail worker

Ian Ward, aged 29, was passing through Birmingham en route to Glasgow when he threatened to "smash" the on-board shop assistant Read full article: Drunk chef refused Prosecco on train thr...→

Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method combat Covid? He thinks so

Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method combat Covid? He thinks so

I say to Wim Hof, tell me, what’s the closest you’ve ever come to death? It’s a tricky question for a full-time “extremophile” – so many choices! – but we’ve b [...] Read full article: Cold comfort: can the Wim Hof method com...→

Trade union boss hits out at transport secretary's 'Hornby train set' remark on Stonehaven rail crash | Press and Journal

Trade union boss hits out at transport secretary's 'Hornby train set' remark on Stonehaven rail crash | Press and Journal

A trade union boss has accused the UK transport secretary of "treading on the feelings" of those who knew those who died in last month's Stonehaven rail crash, [...] Read full article: Trade union boss hits out at transport s...→

Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile of washed out rock and gravel'

Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile of washed out rock and gravel'

An interim report on the Stonehaven rail crash found that the train "struck a pile of washed-out rock and gravel before derailing", the Department for Transpor [...] Read full article: Stonehaven rail crash: Train hit 'pile o...→

Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish left on ScotRail train as passengers slammed

Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish left on ScotRail train as passengers slammed

Scotrail has slammed rail passengers for distrupting their coronavirus efforts, posting shocking images of rubbish left on one carriage. Read full article: Dirty nappy, beer bottles and rubbish le...→

Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train passengers and refused to wear mask'

Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train passengers and refused to wear mask'

THIS is the moment a cop reportedly pepper-sprays a man who spat on train passengers and refused to wear a mask. British Transport Police said they were respon [...] Read full article: Cop 'pepper-sprays man who SPAT on train...→

Train passengers told 'we can't ensure social distancing as it's a bank holiday'

Train passengers told 'we can't ensure social distancing as it's a bank holiday'

EXCLUSIVE Travellers using the Grand Central Rail service from York to London were forced to endure an "uncomfortable" journey with many standing for the entir [...] Read full article: Train passengers told 'we can't ensure s...→

'Covid on wheels': French rail passengers stuck for over 24 hours in fast train after power cut

'Covid on wheels': French rail passengers stuck for over 24 hours in fast train after power cut

Passengers spend night without food, drink or toilet paper after three trains suffer epic delays on line from Spanish border to Paris Read full article: 'Covid on wheels': French rail passenger...→

Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks fury among LGBT passengers

Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks fury among LGBT passengers

Hundreds of Twitter users complained about the brightly-coloured Avanti West Coast train, which made its first journey with an LGBT-only crew, saying it was ac [...] Read full article: Avanti West Coast's 'pride train' sparks...→

Network Rail launches new severe weather task force following Stonehaven train crash | Press and Journal

Network Rail launches new severe weather task force following Stonehaven train crash | Press and Journal

Network Rail has launched two independent task forces to help it improve its response to severe weather and its management of cuttings and embankments, followi [...] Read full article: Network Rail launches new severe weather...→

Rail line services suspended after derailed train

Rail line services suspended after derailed train

Certain rail line services have been suspended while works continue to fix a derailed train. Read full article: Rail line services suspended after derai...→

Technology to help passengers pick best train

Technology to help passengers pick best train

In a UK first, passenger data will be released by Southeastern to help people choose travel times. Read full article: Technology to help passengers pick best ...→

Rail passengers can soon travel directly from Amsterdam to London in just 4hrs

Rail passengers can soon travel directly from Amsterdam to London in just 4hrs

RAIL passengers will be able to travel directly from Amsterdam to London from October 26. The new non-stop Eurostar return cuts the journey from the Dutch capi [...] Read full article: Rail passengers can soon travel directly...→

Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code will show rail passengers if train is busy

Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code will show rail passengers if train is busy

Passengers will be told how busy their train is before it arrives under plans to boost confidence in public transport.Southeastern has become the first train c [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Southeastern colour code wi...→

Passengers await rescue after train strikes tree

Passengers await rescue after train strikes tree

Passengers are set to be transferred onto a 'rescue train' this evening after the one they were on hit a tree. Read full article: Passengers await rescue after train stri...→

Train crash leaves at least one woman dead as passengers trapped in wreckage

Train crash leaves at least one woman dead as passengers trapped in wreckage

Emergency crews are at the scene of the accident involving a vehicle and an MTA Light Rail in downtown Baltimore with special tools being used to try and free [...] Read full article: Train crash leaves at least one woman de...→

Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase in fares despite fall in passengers

Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase in fares despite fall in passengers

The number of people using the train is still down by 70 per cent, despite large parts of the economy opening back up in Scotland. Read full article: Scots rail passengers face 1.6% increase...→