rail

Train passengers could be infected by coronavirus if they sit within 8ft of someone who is ill on a two-hour journey, says study Research found 1m distance was required to be safe during an hour-long...

Retired rail worker, 59, spends £1,000 building 30ft working railway in his back garden with four passenger carriage but long-suffering wife bans him from extending it to 100ft because it will ruin her...

Life in the Bangkok slums: Children play on rail tracks in poverty-stricken settlements home to criminals, prostitutes and some of Thailand’s poorest people The pictures, taken by photographer Sam...

From experiencing The Canadian’s trip through the Rockies to travelling around the world with Tony Robinson, the great rail trips you can do at home Channel 5 is airing Around The World By Train With...

It’s pancake day, in case you haven’t heard already (and been tempted by the smell of pancakes coming from seemingly every eatery in the UK). Shrove Tuesday has its roots in Christianity, and is also...

NORTHERN Rail will be renationalised after being voted the worst train company in Britain. The Department for Transport has announced that the Government-controlled Operator of Last Resort (OLR) will be...

Thanks a million! Network Rail climbs aboard the Daily Mail’s Be A Tree Angel appeal with a £1m cash pledge Joan Angel, 95, from Minehead, Somerset has donated £200 to the campaign Donation will...

On track at last: Finally, a plan to play fair on single fairs as rail passengers could soon be spared the injustice of one journey costing almost as much as a return trip Transport Secretary Grant Shapps...

Almost 1,000 Network Rail staff cashing in on six figure salaries including a chief exec on £588,000 and ten signallers who earn £100,000 despite shambolic timetables and vital upgrade delays Andrew...

The two Koreas held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony in Kaesong, North Korea, on Wednesday to link the coutries’ railroads across the border and modernize North Korea’s decades-old railway system. Interested...

Many long-distance commuters will see the annual cost of getting to work rise by more than £100 when the new fares come in on January 2. It will be the largest rise since January 2013, according to Office...

Rail firm plans to hold women only recruitment days for train drivers in bid to change ‘male-dominated industry’ Women still make up only around one in 20 of the train drivers on the tracks Southeastern...

Staff on Northern Rail have been striking each Saturday for 12 weeks, right into November. Here is all you need to know. When is the Northern Rail strike action? The next set of strikes are taking place...

The end of leaves on the line? New sand blasting device could end rail hell for commuters (though it won’t be around for at least another year) Millions of leaves fall on railway lines every autumn...

Britain’s railway punctuality reaches a 12-year low amid chaos caused by severe weather and new timetables One in seven trains missed the industry’s measure of punctuality, study reveals The last...

Long-suffering commuters are set to face a 3.5% hike in rail fares next year, figures reveal Commuters face having to pay hundreds of pounds more for their season ticket Regulated fares which include...