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 […]

Captain Marvel trailer: Why did Captain Marvel punch an old lady on a train?

Captain Marvel is a superhero – a force for good and justice in the world. Her Kree alien hybrid DNA turned Carol Danvers into this superhero – long touted by Marvel as the potential saviour of the Avengers. The trailer offered a window into some of her powers, as well as a hefty dose of […]

Man Utd players confronted by ANGRY passenger as police rush in after X-rated train rant

Manchester United secured their third win of the season on Saturday evening with a 2-1 victory over Watford at Vicarage Road. However, their evening was marred when they were confronted by a passenger on the platform of Watford Junction as they prepared to catch the train back to Manchester. The man – who was filming […]

Bombardier revives the battery-powered train

Diesel trains are noisy and polluting, but on stretches of non-electrified rail, what else are you going to do? Hydrogen trains are one option, but now there’s another: Canadian transportation firm Bombardier has (re-)introduced the battery powered train. In Berlin, it launched the Bombardier Talent 3 electro-hybrid train, the first of its kind in Europe […]

‘This stinks’: Passengers left abandoned by toiletless train after loo break in Wales

Rail passengers in Wales were abandoned at a station after being told that the train they were traveling on – which had no working toilets – would make a special stop to allow commuters to go to the bathroom. Passengers boarded the bathroomless train at Haverfordwest, West Wales to make the two-and-a-half-hour trip to Cardiff. […]