London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

London: Tourists and Britons hoping to go on vacation are enduring another day of travel trouble in Britain after severe weather led to flight cancellations and delays on cross-Channel trains. A week of extreme heat gave way to thunderstorms on Friday, touching…

Rail services return to line axed by Beeching

Rail services return to line axed by Beeching

Rail services return to line axed by Beeching: Firm starts regular trains after volunteers spent 45 YEARS rebuilding the tracks For the first time since 1948 an independent train company is running a regular service on a rural line that was ripped…

Commuters face fresh travel chaos as heavy rain and thunderstorms cause flooding and power cuts across UK

Commuters face fresh travel chaos as heavy rain and thunderstorms cause flooding and power cuts across UK

Emergency crews were pictured carrying commuters out of railway stations and patrolling local roads in South West England following reports of flooded homes and street power cuts on Thursday night. A Met Office yellow warning,  signalling a potential risk to life, covers…

Northern Rail blocks users who tweet them complaining about delays

Northern Rail blocks users who tweet them complaining about delays

Northern Rail blocks users who tweet them complaining about delays and cancelled trains One user was blocked after complaining about train delays and overcrowding Consumer group Which? said train companies were ‘adding insult to injury’  Northern said it would not block users…

Woman targeted in racist LIRR rant speaks out

Woman targeted in racist LIRR rant speaks out

A woman who was the target of a racist rant on the Long Island Rail Road spoke out on Friday, saying the man made her feel “worthless” and “disrespected.” “I was put in a position where I didn’t know what to do…

Alabama finally pushes out NYC poop trains

Alabama finally pushes out NYC poop trains

Oh what a relief it is! The 10 million pounds of putrid New York City poop that created a “nightmare” stench for months in a small Alabama town has finally been dumped, officials told The Post. “They are gone!” Parrish Mayor Heather…

Arriva Trains threatens to sue passenger who mocked rail firm's poor service with parody Facebook account with 4,000 likes

Arriva Trains threatens to sue passenger who mocked rail firm's poor service with parody Facebook account with 4,000 likes

Arriva Trains Wales warned Steve Fletcher he could face legal action over the cheeky account called 'Arriva Trains Fails – Wales'. Fletcher set up the page in 2014 to point out late-running trains and other mistakes and has since amassed more than 4,000 likes. However,…

LIRR president to resign following scathing report

LIRR president to resign following scathing report

Embattled Long Island Rail Road president Patrick Nowakowski – whose service has been besieged by consumer complaints – will resign his post this week, transit sources said Wednesday. Nowakowski’s upcoming departure wasn’t considered a huge surprise, in the wake of an embarrassing…

Warning issued as 1,000 Great Western Railway accounts hacked

Warning issued as 1,000 Great Western Railway accounts hacked

Great Western Railway customer accounts have been compromised after around 1,000 were hacked and a warning email was sent out to passengers. The company confirmed there had been unauthorised automated attempts to get into accounts in the last week. Although the firm…