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Double-decker trains

Here in the UK, there are two things that spring to mind when you see the phrase double-decker; the tasty chocolate bar and a bus! However, double-decker trains might be running on the new Birmingham […]

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The 5 countries with the best public transport

There are many ways that countries are judged; GDP, education and healthcare are just some ways that you can rank countries to see how well they’re doing. Infrastructure is another way. Infrastructure is a great […]

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Trains Delayed by… “Excessive Sunlight”!?

We’re not really sure how to take this. We’re really not. We thought we had heard it all when we heard that leaves on the line had delayed a train a while ago, but this […]

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Train statistics are wrong

Rail companies regularly boast about their record for train punctuality. Southern Railways specifically proudly claim that 82% of their trains arrive on time. However, frequent commuter Matt Steel who regularly suffered delays and cancellations, started […]

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Network Rail Awards £90m Upgrade Contracts on Great Western Mainline

The Great Western mainline is due for some serious upgrade works. The improvements mean that the Elizabeth line, due for opening in December 2018, will be fully prepared for. Alstom and Amey will be working […]

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Heat Wave Hell in Kent

Commuters using rail services across Kent and London yesterday (Sunday May 8th) found that several services were delayed due to buckling tracks and signal failures thanks to the scorching temperatures. The sun beating down on […]

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The Border Railway is Floundering

Scotland’s most recent additions to its railways is really not doing well at all after locals welcomes it so warmly into their community. The Borders Railway is the longest new domestic railway to be built […]

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Should you get compensated if your train is less than 30 minutes late?

By now we’re sure you’re all aware of the fact that if your train is at least 30 minutes late, you’re entitled to a refund. If it’s less than 30 minutes, then it’s tough. However, […]

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More misery for rush hour commuters

It seems that every day there’s another story of commuters being plunged into hell as they try and make their way to work via train. This morning, a raft of people in the North East […]

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“Betrayal” by Ministers Drives Train Delay Compensation Back 12 Months

Wow. This just gets worse and worse, doesn’t it? What a blow to all the rail commuters out there. Ministers were accused this weekend of “betraying” commuters by pushing the time frame for the new […]

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