Trains

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says campaigner

Travel campaigner Lianna Etkind says railcards may encourage people to drive less

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Teenagers sentenced for 'train surfing' in Essex

Teenagers sentenced for 'train surfing' in Essex

Teenagers sentenced for 'train surfing' in Essex

The teenagers were filmed climbing between carriages and holding on to the outside of a TfL train as it moved along

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Many criticised the education system and parents for being too pushy towards children

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

The crossing in Bonneville-sur-Touques had no barriers or alarms

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket on her own

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

The girl ran away from her parents near Geneva’s central railway station

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

German man 'beat up Afghan teenager on train before doing Nazi salute'

German man 'beat up Afghan teenager on train before doing Nazi salute'

German man 'beat up Afghan teenager on train before doing Nazi salute'

Witnesses claim the man also verbally abused two Syrian people who travelling with the teenager

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

WATCH: Man clings on to side of moving subway train in New York

WATCH: 'Spiderman' daredevil clings to side of speeding subway train in New York

WATCH: 'Spiderman' daredevil clings to side of speeding subway train in New York

The man can be seen through the window in the door of the train

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Southern Rail, Merseyrail, and Arriva Rail North affected by RMT strike

Southern Rail, Merseyrail, and Arriva Rail North affected by RMT strike

Southern Rail, Merseyrail, and Arriva Rail North affected by RMT strike

Workers have walked out in an ongoing dispute over the role of guards on driver-only trains

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Support for RMT strikes across Southern and Merseyrail workers 'solid' in driver-only trains dispute

Southern Rail workers 'solid' in support of fresh strike

Southern Rail workers 'solid' in support of fresh strike

Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North workers also walk out in latest round of industrial action by RMT

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

last-minute issue in engineering project creates travel disruption at London Waterloo

London Waterloo commuters face travel chaos over last-minute engineering issue

London Waterloo commuters face travel chaos over last-minute engineering issue

The station has already endured heavily disrupted services throughout the month of August

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

'Women-only train carriages are insulting to men and will make problems worse'

'Women-only train carriages are insulting to men and will make problems worse'

'Women-only train carriages are insulting to men and will make problems worse'

Campaigner Natasha Devon says segregating men and women is a step backwards

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

North England Commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

North England commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

Commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

The event was called in response to transport secretary Chris Grayling's support for a London rail project

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Waterloo upgrade begins - but what will it mean for commuters once complete?

London commuters, stop moaning - Waterloo works are for your own good

London commuters, stop moaning - Waterloo works are for your own good

Work should be completed by September, followed by a second phase of improvements

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Commuters warned to prepare for massive disruption to come in Waterloo station until August bank holiday weekend

London commuters warned of chaos at Waterloo throughout August

London commuters warned to expect chaos at Waterloo

Ten platforms are due to close at the station for three weeks

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Man has leg amputated after saving elderly woman from being hit by train

Man has leg amputated after saving elderly woman from being hit by train

Man has leg amputated after saving elderly woman from being hit by train

Xu Qiankai jumped from a train and pushed an elderly woman out of the way

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Drunk train driver misses stop in France leaving passengers eight miles away from destination

Drunk train driver misses stop in France leaving passengers eight miles from destination

Drunk train driver detained after missing stop in France

A drunk train driver stopped at Saincaize, 8 miles away from the planned stop in Nevers

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Hundreds evacuated from New York train after it derails and fills with smoke

Hundreds evacuated from New York train after it derails and fills with smoke

Hundreds evacuated from New York train after it derails and fills with smoke

Witnesses said the train derailed due to a power cut and lights and air conditioning went off first

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Southern Rail passengers face more disruption as Aslef members will vote on strike action in pay row

Southern Rail passengers face fresh nightmare as Aslef members vote on strike action in pay row

Southern Rail passengers face fresh nightmare as drivers vote on strike action

An overtime ban is already set to begin on June 29 in a separate row over driver-only trains

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trains collide in Italy leaving 16 injured

Trains collide in Italy leaving 16 injured

Trains collide in Italy leaving 16 injured

Initial investigations suggest the rash happened due to human error, as one driver didn't respect a red light

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

A 12-year-old boy was decapitated as he was taking selfies on railway tracks with his brother, his head was lodged between two train carriages

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Passenger without valid ticket beat train ticket inspector 'to a pulp'

Passenger without valid ticket 'beat train ticket inspector to a pulp'

Passenger without valid ticket 'beat train ticket inspector to a pulp'

A ticket inspector was punched several times in the face before falling to the floor, and was then kicked in the head

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Man dies after ticket machine explodes at German train station

Man dies after ticket machine explodes at German train station

Man dies after ticket machine explodes at German train station

Police discovered a seriously injured man in the early hours of the morning near an exploded ticket machine, however he died at the scene despite efforts to save him

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking an injunction to stop an upcoming strike by the RMT

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

Merseyrail confirm they're going for injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

The company is trying to prevent a planned strike by members of the union in a row over driver-only trains

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Man on train sets himself on fire in Hong Kong, injuring at least 13

Man on train sets himself on fire in Hong Kong, injuring at least 13

Man on train sets himself on fire in Hong Kong, injuring at least 13

A man has been arrested after he allegedly started a fire on a train at Tsim Sha Tsui station in Hong Kong on Friday, the incident injured at least 13 people

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

'Simplifying train ticket sales could mean customers lose out on the cheapest deals', says Rail Future

Train ticket revamp could actually hurt customers, says Rail Future

Train ticket revamp could actually hurt customers, says Rail Future

Train ticket sales are to be overhauled to allow passengers to find the cheapest deals more easily, but customers hunting such deals may actually emerge worse-off

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with RMT Union's Mick Lynch over London Underground strikes

Tube strike: RMT secretary Mick Lynch blames Sadiq Khan for travel chaos

Tube strike: RMT secretary Mick Lynch blames Sadiq Khan for travel chaos

A 24-hour tube strike began last night at 6pm in a row over ticket office closures

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Aslef boss Mick Whelan regularly uses driver-only trains, despite campaigning against them

Southern Rail strike boss regularly uses driver-only trains, despite campaigning against them

Aslef boss Mick Whelan regularly uses driver-only trains

The Aslef general secretary regularly travels to work on trains where the doors are operated by train drivers, even though he has been campaigning against them

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

WATCH Russian man jumps across platforms as train approaches

WATCH The Russian man who jumps across platforms as train approaches

WATCH Russian man jumps across platforms as train approaches

A video has emerged online showing a Russian man jumping across two platforms, as a train is approaching

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Jon Holmes asks - Could model railway enthusiasts run our railways?

Jon Holmes asks - could model train enthusiasts run our railways?

Jon Holmes suggests model train enthusiasts should run our railways

With rail prices set to increase, Jon Holmes wonders what we can do to improve services

Friday, August 5, 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

You don't want to miss the story of Ash's nightmare train journey!

"The next train on platform one will be…90 minutes late", Ash Gould reflects on a nightmare journey home

"The next train on platform one will be…90 minutes late"

talkRADIO presenter Ash Gould regales listeners with his journey home from hell. Listen in. Try not to laugh…