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South West Trains telling it like it is

We’ve all been there; delayed on a train and wondering what mishap, what crime or what accident has occurred to leave us standing there, wishing we were anywhere else. Well, an announcer on a South […]

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Should our trains be renationalised?

Should our trains be renationalised? If you’ve ever been on a crowded train platform, waiting for a delayed train, or trying to figure out how to get home now that your train is cancelled, you’ve […]

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What keeps Japan’s trains running on time?

What keeps Japan’s trains running on time? We all know that in Japan, the train system is known for its strict punctuality. Something us Brits could learn a thing or two about. The Japanese public […]

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Southern strike called off

Southern Rail – oh how you deliver us so much to talk about. The RMT union had planned a five-day strike, however, they recently agreed to call off the remaining two days bringing relief to […]

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Overcrowding on Birmingham trains is getting worse

Birmingham trains have officially been identified as the most overcrowded in England. Passengers reaching into their hundreds are being stuffed onto already full trains causing insane overcrowding. More than 6,000 passengers stand on the train […]

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Trains made from graphene

Graphene has been in the news recently as it has been announced that trains might be made from the super-thin substance in the near future. The move comes from a huge deal between China and […]

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Southern rail delay game

So if you’ve read our blog before you’ll know how we regularly talk about how unpredictable the Southern Rail train service can be. Hey, we’re not having a dig at them we just document the […]

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Pokémon are causing train delays

If you’re a regular commuter then you’ll have no doubt heard every excuse under the sun, for a delayed or cancelled train service. Leaves on the line, rain, troublesome kids playing on the tracks, understaffing, […]

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People Are Now Losing Their Jobs Due to Southern’s Rail Cuts

We’re pretty sure that if you’re a rail commuter then you’ll have heard by now about the eye watering cuts Southern are making to their services thanks to the ongoing dispute regarding staff shortages. Over […]

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The Virgin Summer Sale

Virgin Trains recently had their annual summer sale which saw prices slashed to as little as £10 for a single from Manchester to London. With the price of trains here in the UK constantly on […]

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