100 years ago, a train carrying Spanish flu pulled into Calgary. Within weeks, Alberta was in crisis

While those in the prime of their life were victims of both the war and the flu, the war took young men. Women (mainly volunteer nurses and expecting mothers), Indigenous people, and members of the working class were hardest hit by the influenza.

All aboard Kim Jong-un’s ‘Orient Express: Taking a train across North Korea

Allie Dunnington December 14, 2018 Share this article As one of the first tourists allowed to travel on an overnight sleeper through a remote part of North Korea, Allie Dunnington reports on how things have changed since she last visited a decade ago. I don’t agree with boycotting countries. They never harm the regime, but […]

DRONE VIDEO reveals deadly aftermath of Turkish train crash

Drone footage published by Ruptly reveals the shocking aftermath of a deadly train crash in Ankara, Turkey. The video shows how one of the wagons of the derailed train crashed into the station platform. A collapsed overpass – as well as evidence of a collision with another train – is also visible, adding to the […]

Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects

AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant Nearly a week after his death, former President George H.W. Bush’s body traveled via train to its final place of rest in College Station, Texas on Thursday. His casket was loaded aboard 4141 — a locomotive named for the 41st president — which had a car specially outfitted with clear side panels […]

26-30 Railcard to FINALLY go on sale this year for discount train travel

Train travellers under the age of 30 can rejoice as they are able to travel with cheap tickets for even longer. National Rail are to release their 26-30 railcard by the end of the year after a trial earlier this year, saving passengers a third on train travel. In March, 100,000 travel cards were put […]

At least 17 dead, 120+ injured in catastrophic train derailment in Taiwan (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Oct, 2018 11:37 Taiwanese authorities have confirmed that at least 17 people have been killed and more than 120 others injured after a high-speed train derailed in the north east of the country. The Puyuma Express derailed as it traveled between Shulin and Taitung shortly before 5pm local time on Sunday, according […]

Holidays: Cheapest city breaks by train in the UK revealed – can you guess number one?

Birmingham has been unveiled as the best value UK city break by train right now. New research by travel fare aggregator website Skyscanner revealed the West Midlands city was the cheapest staycation at the moment. The global travel marketplace looked at train fares, hotel prices and dining costs. Birmingham is the second most popular city […]

Sequel Bits: ‘Edge of Tomorrow 2’, ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Frozen 2’, ‘How To Train Your Dragon 3’, ‘Annabelle 3’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Christopher McQuarrie offers an update on Edge of Tomorrow 2. Christopher McQuarrie also says a Mission: Impossible spin-off about Isla Faust is unlikely. Kristen Bell helped shape her character’s story in Frozen 2. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is now opening a week early. Mckenna Grace joins the cast of Annabelle […]