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Greater Anglia Trains Receive Praise

It is not every day that Trains From Hell has the privilege of blogging about praised trains services! In January 2017, it was announced that passengers found the rail services supplied by Greater Anglia had […]

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Horrific Hold-up: Microwave Oven Delays

Who would have thought that something as simple as a microwave oven could mess up the train services of London on a Friday evening? On the 17th February, passengers in the south of the city […]

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Drake Fans Battle Virgin Delays

Hundreds of commuters and concert-goers faced delays which lasted for hours on the 11th February 2017 after services travelling to and from Manchester were cancelled and delayed due to damaged overhead lines and lights. The […]

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The History of Trains Part 3

Trains are not an uncommon sight within the 21st Century and, as we have discovered over the past two blogs in this series, they also have a rich history. From their beginning, which saw them […]

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Cross Country Standstill

It is safe to stay that the start of 2017 has been a bit of a rollercoaster, and we aren’t even two months in! The crazy scenarios follow suit with train passengers threatening violent behaviour […]

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The History of Trains Part 2

We often take for granted how readily available trains are today. The fact that we can travel from Manchester to London in just over two hours would seem like a miracle in the 1800’s, when […]

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The History of Trains: Part 1

Since the 19th Century, trains have been a popular mode of transport around the world. Amusingly, when the first steam train was invented in 1804, many people were worried that the speed would cause passengers […]

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Train Ablaze in London

Just before 1pm on Wednesday 25th January, a Southeastern train pulled into Kidbrooke station on fire after smoke was seen billowing from a carriage upon its arrival. The incident sparked outrage on social media and […]

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Swapping Rail for Road

Last December, it seemed that whether Southern Trains opted for the railway or the roads, they were always causing delays. In the evening of December 22nd 2016, a lorry carrying the train carriage became stuck […]

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Slow Swan Causes Train Delays

On the 13th of January, commuters travelling from Teddington to Kingston were left puzzled after they faced train delays due to the most absurd reason ever. The cause of these delays was, in fact, a […]

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