First commercial Eurostar passenger service from London to Amsterdam sets off

From The Irish Examiner; April 4, 2018 Direct passenger rail journeys between London and Amsterdam have launched. The first Eurostar…

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UK: Virgin Trains door bursts open at speed leaving passengers and staff terrified

By Adam Smith, Metro; March 30, 2018 The door of a high-speed train’s buffet carriage burst open causing panic as…

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ScotRail train shortage prompts UK-wide search for stand-ins

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; March 30, 2018 ScotRail is in a race against time to find more stand-in trains…

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Discovering the romance of America on an Amtrak train

By Brian Pendreigh, The Herald Scotland; March 10, 2018 IT WAS a little after 8pm and the metallic silver giant…

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UK: Passengers complain of being ‘toasted by Thameslink’ on ‘boiling’ new trains

By Helena Horton, The Telegraph; March 10, 2018 Rail passengers have complained of “roasting” hot temperatures as a new heating…

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Canada: How luxury train trips are perfecting the art of slow travel

By MARYAM SIDDIQI, The Globe And Mail; March 8, 2018 We were just sitting down to lunch when a couple…

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UK: Relief for passengers as major train stations scrap toilet charges

Passengers to be able to pee for free as major train stations scrap toilet charges By Callum Mason, News Reporter,…

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UK: Ministers warned against creating ‘Ryanair on the tracks’ amid comfort concerns

By PA, AOL News; March 1, 2018 Train passengers should not feel they have to bring their own inflatable cushions,…

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