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September 8, 2018 2:37 AM Northern and South Western rail workers strike over guards

Workers on two rail networks have begun a 24-hour strike over the future of guards on trains. Members of the RMT transport union stopped work at midnight on Northern Rail and South Western Railway (SWR). Northern said it would run 30% of its services, with "very few trains" before 09:00 BST and after 18:00. South Western said it would operate half of its normal 8

September 6, 2018 3:00 PM Mesut Ozil names his dream Arsenal five-a-side team

Mesut Ozil names dream Arsenal five-a-side team with Thierry Henry picked and Cristiano Ronaldo headlining his Real Madrid V Mesut Ozil picked a very attacking side when asked to name his all-time Arsenal five-a-side dream team. Ozil opted for strikers Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp, attacking midfielders Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg, plus goalkeeper 13

September 5, 2018 12:37 PM Salisbury poisoning madness: Russian spies made getaway on Southwest trains Sunday service

The suspects in the Salisbury Novichok poisoning case are two Russian nationals called Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. They are straight out of central casting. Theresa May says the mean are Russian spies. The Met police says there is “sufficient evidence” to charge Petrov and Boshirov with the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal 12

August 29, 2018 4:47 PM Person hit by train in 'tragic incident', rail bosses say

"Network Rail response staff and the emergency services are en route to attend to this tragic incident. "There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last, but it is likely to continue until at least 7pm. "Trains are currently unable to call at Littlehaven, Faygate, Ifield and Crawley in either direction." As a result of the incident, mutual 10

August 22, 2018 11:49 PM August Bank Holiday: The roads to avoid

Drivers are being warned to expect delays of up to an hour on motorways on Friday ahead of the August bank holiday. Most roadworks on motorways and major roads in England will be lifted but about 40 sets will remain for safety reasons. Experts predict roads will become congested from 14:00 BST on Friday as holidaymakers mix with commuters. Rail engineering 12

August 21, 2018 4:00 PM Commuters face perfect storm: trains shutdown coincides with roadworks on major route into city centre

But next Wednesday, August 29, motorists and people using public transport will face long delays as Regent Road, from Oldfield Road to the Mancunian Way, will be reduced from two lanes to one lane in each direction. That's because Salford and Manchester City Councils are starting a £15 million project to upgrade the inner relief road on junctions around 11

August 17, 2018 7:20 AM Kerala floods: Shocking video shows DEVASTATING power of monsoon – at least 164 dead

KERALA has been pummelled by flash flood leaving at least 164 dead with fears a major dam could burst its banks amid the heavy rain. Shocking video shows the devastating power of the monsoon ripping through a forest. Kerala spiralled into chaos on Thursday after heavy monsoon rain hit the Indian region killing at least 164 people and forcing more than 85,000 people 15

August 13, 2018 8:33 AM Signal fault at Brighton Station causing service suspensions

Gatwick Express tweeted this morning: "Due to a Network Rail signalling fault at Brighton Station, Gatwick Express extensions to Brighton are currently suspended. Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick will run as normal." Southern Rail said: "Due to a fault with the Network Rail signalling system at Brighton, fewer trains are able to run in and out of the station 12

August 9, 2018 9:11 AM Indian family thrown off British Airways flight over 'crying child'

A father claims BA subjected him to "humiliation and racist behaviour", triggering calls for Indians to boycott the airline. The father, an Indian civil servant called AP Pathak, has accused the airline of racism as he claimed a crew member threatened to throw his three-year-old son out of the window if he did not stop crying. Mr Pathak said his family 18

August 8, 2018 6:50 AM New customs proposal to stop Kent rail network standstill after Brexit

New customs areas for railways would stop Kent's rail network coming to a standstill post Brexit, according to a report by rail chiefs. It is claimed the UK would secure £1.7 billion of economic benefits each year under proposals outlined by the Rail Delivery Group, a body which includes leaders from all the country's passenger and freight train companies 14