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July 13, 2018 11:23 AM Your guide to making sure no one sits next to you on the train

Guzzling smelly food like an animal is already popular on trains, but for the maximum effect take a camping stove. Frying up a nice bit of liver will save you the cost of a sandwich and really kill some time on a boring journey. Try not to wash, brush your teeth or use deodorant in the weeks leading up to your train journey. There’s a risk of gum disease 10

June 28, 2018 4:00 AM There is plenty of demand for trains at Preston Park

Since the introduction of the new timetable, the number of trains calling at Preston Park has been drastically reduced. Commuters from Preston Park, already ground down by the months of delays, cancellations and disruption, have been forced to add extra time to their working day travelling to and from Brighton Station, adding to pressures experienced 8

June 27, 2018 11:12 AM Terrifying moment car gets hit by a train at a level crossing after ignoring a red light

Police are looking for a driver who has gone missing after causing an accident at a level crossing in south China on Tuesday afternoon. A driving school car was filmed trying to beat the red light at the railroad crossing but ended up being hit by an oncoming train in Xiangtan city. No injuries have been reported so far and local police are investigating 10

June 24, 2018 6:19 PM Eurotunnel power cut sparks chaos with hundreds of furious passengers caught up in SIX HOURS of delays at London St Pancras and Gare du Nord

Hundreds of Eurostar customers have been caught up in six-hour delays after a power cut and security alert. Trains were unable to enter the Channel Tunnel and temporarily suspended after a power supply failure, creating long tailbacks at London St Pancras on Sunday. No sooner had the tunnel reopened at 12.25, there was further chaos when the Gare du Nord's 11

June 19, 2018 1:45 PM Baby born on Paris commuter train gets free rides till he is 25

A baby boy who was born on a Parisian train on Monday has been given free rail travel until he is 25 by the city's public transport company. The RATP first started tweeting that a passenger had been taken ill at Auber station in central Paris. But it later tweeted that traffic had been interrupted on the RER A commuter line "following the unexpected 10

June 18, 2018 6:36 AM My, how you've changed! Iconic nineties band Bachelor Girl reunite on the 20th anniversary of hit song Buses and Trains

They're one of the biggest Australian bands from the nineties, known for their hit songs Buses and Trains and I'm Just a Girl. And now Bachelor Girl have reunited on the 20th anniversary of Buses and Trains. Pop duo Tania Doko and James Roche appeared on The Morning Show on Monday, promoting their new record Speak. The pop duo spoke about the success 5

June 18, 2018 2:34 AM Two feared dead after earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan

A strong earthquake has knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan, with at least two people feared dead. Japan’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency said two people were found with no vital signs and 41 others had been injured. Japanese media reported one of the likely victims is a nine-year-old girl at a school 7

June 8, 2018 7:57 AM Swindon commuters face rail misery

COMMUTERS catching trains from Swindon this morning are facing delays and cancellations. Signalling failures have meant up to 30 minute delays to services with several trains cancelled throughout the morning. The 8:41 to London Paddington was cancelled, followed by the 08:53 to Westbury. The 09:01 and the 0:959 to Bristol Temple Meads, and the 9:14 to Cardiff 5

June 4, 2018 5:33 PM Petition to remove Govia's franchise passes 10,000 signatures

A PETITION asking the government to remove the rail franchise from Govia Thameslink Railway has passed 10,000 signatures, meaning it will get a response from the government. More than 14,000 have now added their name to the plea, titled: “Govia Thameslink Railway should have its contract immediately removed.” Thousands of passengers have been inconvenienced 4

May 27, 2018 4:30 PM Vintage-themed weekend as East Lancashire Railway returns to 1940s

The streets were alive with music, entertainment, historical exhibitions, battles and re-enactments from the Second World War. One of the key highlights was the overhead display of the iconic Spitfire roaring across the skies in a spectacular flypast on Saturday. The East Lancashire Railway also played its full part, bringing the war years to life in various 15