I took the Eurostar underneath the English Channel from Paris to London, and it felt more like taking a flight than a train

By Ben Mack, Insider Lifestyle; November 20, 2019 Using it may seem commonplace now, but there was a time when…

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UK: Caledonian Sleeper fined £177k for failing quality standards

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; May 11, 2019 Caledonian Sleeper has been fined £177,000 for failing tough quality standards in…

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Why there will be no more Virgin Trains in Great Britain

By Simon Calder, Travel Correspondent, Independent; April 11, 2019 If you start a ferry firm with no ships, name it…

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Branson says Virgin Trains in the UK could be gone by November after ‘baffling’ Department for Transport franchise decision

From Rail Technology Magazine; April 11, 2019 Virgin Trains could disappear from Britain’s railways by the end of the year,…

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UK: New trains to allow Edinburgh to London for £25

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; March 21, 2019 The impending battle for passengers between Edinburgh and London stepped up a…

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Great Britain: Passengers flipping out over train to ‘London St Pancake’

By Emma Bowden, Press Association, Independent.ie; March 5, 2019 Commuters were given a sweet treat on Shrove Tuesday as London…

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Rival train companies in UK to be allowed to run the same routes

By Claire Webb, i News; December 18, 2018 Rail passengers may soon be able to choose which train company they…

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Eurostar to step up Amsterdam services in 2019

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; October 23, 2018 EUROSTAR confirmed on October 23 that it will introduce a third…

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Family who fell on to London tube track unharmed after train passes overhead

By Ruth McKee, The Guardian; September 8, 2018 A mother and child who fell on to a tube track at…

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THEN AND NOW: Photos that show how glamorous traveling on trains used to be

By Zoë Miller, Thisisinsider.com; July 30, 2018 Planes may get you where you’re going more quickly, but there’s something to…

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Train gets ‘lost’ in England when driver ‘went the wrong way’

By Janine Puhak, Fox News; May 27, 2018 Passengers aboard a CrossCountry Train in England were disgruntled to discover their…

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Canada: How luxury train trips are perfecting the art of slow travel

By MARYAM SIDDIQI, The Globe And Mail; March 8, 2018 We were just sitting down to lunch when a couple…

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UK: London Bridge station opens new platforms as redevelopment nears completion

By Alistair Smout, Staff, Reuters; January 2, 2018 LONDON (Reuters) – Five new platforms and a large concourse opened at…

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UK: ‘It’s not totally useless!’ Southern Rail passenger shares ingenious train hack for opening BEER BOTTLES in the carriage (and fed up commuters love it)

By Imogen Blake, Daily Mail; November 15, 2017 Southern Rail is one of the most maligned railway lines in the…

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The ghost trains of northern England that refuse to die

By Godfrey Holmes, Independent; November 1, 2017 Some folk arrive at a railway station crestfallen to find their train’s been…

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UK: New calls to open train line in north Bristol which suffers from ‘very poor transport’

By Alex Ballinger, Bristol Post; October 25, 2017 A renewed call has been made to open a rail line in…

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UK: Wimbledon station commuters flee train in ‘Bible’ panic

From BBC News; October 2, 2017 Passengers forced open the doors on a busy rush-hour train and climbed on to…

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