United Kingdom

Hunt for owner of dog that travelled 113 miles by train

It's believed the dog even managed to change trains at Manchester.

United States

Passenger on Chicago train gets doused with chemicals, man arrested

A man riding a Chicago Transit Authority train late Thursday afternoon reportedly doused a fellow passenger in chemicals before lighting a small fire on the train car, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing witnesses and authorities.

Business

Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin's train of the future

Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?

United States

Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

Nearly five years after a rail disaster, a small Canadian town still grapples with the aftermath.

Health

Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus

(Reuters Health) - A sound-emitting device worn in the ear during sleep may train the brain to ignore an annoying chronic ringing in the ears, a new study suggests.

World

Not guilty verdict reached in Quebec train disaster trial

Three men charged in a criminal negligence trial stemming from a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in the Canadian province of Quebec have all been found not guilty.

Politics

California's bullet train (and biggest boondoggle) is over budget by billions

It’s billions of dollars over budget and seven years behind schedule, and appears to have no plausible way of living up to its goal of getting riders across the state in three hours or less.

United Kingdom

BBC criticised for banning white job applicants for trainee role

'This is not a job, but simply a training and development opportunity.'

United Kingdom

When was the Parsons Green attack in London, what happened during the Tube explosion and who has been charged?

ON the morning of September 15 an improvised explosive device exploded on a District Line Tube as it passed through Parsons Green in West London. Thirty people were injured including a schoolboy after a “fireball flew down a carriage” on th

United Kingdom

Teenager denies planting homemade bomb on Parsons Green tube

Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Ali, 18, is accused of leaving the device on a District Line train on Friday September 15 last year.

Entertainment

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Share 'Cheeky' Moments In Wales After Train Delay

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle enjoyed their visit in Wales. On Thursday, the duke and the "Suits" star made their second royal engagement for 2018. They traveled to Wales via train. But there were problems while commuting so they arrived in Cardiff Castl

United States

Grand jury indicts Missouri man arrested when Amtrak stopped

A grand jury has indicted a Missouri man on charges related to the stopping of an Amtrak train in Nebraska.

United Kingdom

Commuter punched after asking fellow passenger not to look at his laptop

British Transport Police has released an image of man officers say may have information

Travel

Congressman wants new passenger rail line shut down for safety review

Three people have been killed on the rail route in the past week.        

United Kingdom

Man with HIV can train as airline pilot after ban is reversed

Man says he is ‘overwhelmed, shocked, elated and humbled’ by Civil Aviation Authority’s rule changeThe Civil Aviation Authority has given a man with HIV permission to seek medical approval to become an airline pilot after reversing its

World

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greet crowds on Cardiff visit after train delayed by track fault

Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle have arrived in Cardiff to celebrate the people, culture and heritage of Wales - around an hour late due to a train delay.

Celebrity

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle left STRANDED ahead of Cardiff appearance as couple face major setback on train journey from London

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's appearance in Cardiff has been delayed[Getty] However, crowds waiting to see the engaged couple are set to wait even longer as the couple have faced major delays on their train from London. A track fault has meant that t

Scotland

HIV positive man can become a commercial pilot

Aviation officials reverse a decision not to grant him a medical certificate to train with an airline.

United Kingdom

Incredible moment woman ‘saves distressed man trying to jump in front of Virgin train’ – but is it real?

A VIDEO has emerged appearing to show the incredible moment a woman stops a man jumping in front of a train. The clip, which has been posted online, appears to show the man in some distress before being saved as he tried to leap onto the tracks. British T

World

Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals

The deal would undermine Delhi's "Make in India" initiative.

Football

Chelsea transfer target Andy Carroll ‘tells West Ham he is unable to train’ despite scans giving the OK

ANDY CARROLL has reportedly told West Ham he is unable to train as Chelsea eye a shock swoop, according to reports. The Mirror claim the striker has complained of an ankle injury – but scans are believed to show he is fit. Carroll has missed both o

United Kingdom

Man convicted of stealing mailbags is cleared 43 years later after GOOGLING corrupt cop’s name

A MAN who was convicted of stealing mailbags has been cleared 43 years later after GOOGLING the arresting police officer’s name. Stephen Simmons, 62, was detained by Detective Sergeant Derek Ridgewell in relation to the theft of mail from a train a

United Kingdom

Buddhist accused of rubbing his genitals against a woman’s back on the train claims he was meditating

A BUDDHIST accused of rubbing himself up against a woman’s back on a train claims he was meditating. Upul Katulanda also allegedly touched the 25-year-old’s hand and thigh on the busy Enfield to Stratford service in East London last January.

Business

Exclusive: Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals

NEW DELHI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver's seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic

Top News

Couple accused of raping 12-year-old daughter to 'train her in advance for adult life'

A Russian couple are accused of raping their 12-year-old daughter to 'train her in advance for adult life,' claiming 'better us than some maniac'.

World

Pickup, train collision in Mexico kills 5, injures 10

Authorities in central Mexico say a crash involving a pickup truck and a train has killed five people and injured 10 more, including six children.

United Kingdom

Heavily pregnant mum-of-two killed by high-speed train after laying down on tracks

A PREGNANT mum-of-two was killed by a train after buying a ticket and laying down on the tracks, an inquest heard today. Zdenka Yabani, 39, died along with her unborn baby in the tragedy at a train station in Slough, Berks. She walked from her home to the

United Kingdom

Blinded Iraq war veteran’s desperate plea to find lost £2k glass eye collection he left on Virgin Train

A DISABLED war hero has launched a desperate appeal to track down his lost eye collection. Simon Brown, 39, who was blinded in one eye after being shot by a sniper in Iraq, left his 16 glass eyes worth £2,000 on a train. The brown tupperware box con

World

Only In Japan: Trains Will Bark At Animals To Avoid Killing Them

Ever heard of a barking train? No, it is not a joke. Soon people in Japan might be able to travel in such a train. A team of researchers in Japan fitted a train with a speaker that barks like a dog and snorts like a deer. The purpose: preventing animal ca

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