An image released by Network Rail shows a young child on a level crossing as part of what they say is a trend that's leading to railway incidents.
Passengers in the black Range Rover escaped without any injuries after it collided with a high-speed train on a Doncaster, England, last week.
The driver left an unqualified conductor in charge for three minutes, as the train traveled at 90 mph carrying 160 passengers on board.
Amtrak may be decades away from focusing on true high-speed rail as it plans to spend Biden's $80 billion on repairing its languishing network.
The Eurotunnel, aka "Chunnel," train travels underwater from the UK to France via the English Channel, and I'll always choose it over a plane.
Amtrak’s Acela turned 20 years old in December 2020 and its next era is rapidly approaching. New trains from Alstom, track and station improvements, and non-stop services are set to improve the line, bringing the US closer to European-style high-speed rail. I rode Acela for the first time last month […]
I travelled from London to Paris by underwater train through the “Chunnel” (Channel Tunnel). Both stations were easy to navigate, and the check-in and boarding processes were quick and easy. My whole trip went smoothly, and I found the train much more enjoyable than flying. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Joe Biden and Boris Johnson reportedly bonded over trains,The Telegraph reported Sunday. In the new president’s first transatlantic call, Johnson asked about Biden’s Amtrak journeys. Biden reportedly planned to visit the UK in his first presidential trip outside North America. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden […]
The New York-Boston sector of the Northeast is short enough where train travel actually rivals air travel in time and cost. Five airlines now fly between the two cities from three airports in the New York area and compete with Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Acela services. While each traveller has […]
A first-of-its kind hotel suspended 50 feet above South Africa’s Kruger National Park opened on Monday, giving safari lovers a new way to see the reserve’s wildlife. Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge consists of 24 rooms built in converted 1950s train cars, with rates starting at $US528 per […]
Amtrak has been muddling through the pandemic with reduced ridership but is still full steam ahead of health and safety protocols. Face masks are required and capacity is blocked at 50% on all trains, and Amtrak now tells riders how full their train currently is during booking. I rode on […]
The CDC “strongly recommends” all passengers and staff wear a face mask on public transport including aeroplanes, ships, trains, buses, and taxis, it said in guidance on Monday. “Conveyance operators transporting people should refuse boarding to anyone not wearing a mask,” it said. The guidance is roughly in line with […]
A boutique hotel in Nova Scotia, Canada, offers visitors the chance to stay in charming, vintage railroad cars. The historic cabooses that once passed through Tatamagouche Station have been converted into cosy accommodations. Train Station Inn is a convenient starting point for nature lovers and hikers wishing to follow the […]
Czech train network RegioJet has opened new routes that connect Prague, Czech Republic; Budapest, Hungary; and Vienna, Austria. Travellers can take the train between Vienna and Budapest starting at $US11 (€9), or between Prague and Budapest for around $US19 (€16). The train company also has a route connecting Prague and […]
Lodi Police Officer Erika Urrea saved a 66-year-old man in a wheelchair from being hit by an oncoming train in Lodi, California, on Wednesday. Body camera footage from the incident shows Urrea driving in the area, and stopping when she saw the man’s wheelchair had apparently gotten stuck on the […]
Three people died when a trail in northeast Scotland derailed on Wednesday morning, including the driver. The train left the track near the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, not long before 10 a.m. local time. Details are still emerging of what happened. The BBC reported that the train may have derailed […]
Amtrak has a 2-for-1 deal on private sleeper rooms from August 11 to August 15, 2020. During that time, travellers can book a discounted “roomette” on Amtrak for travel from August 14 through September 30, 2020. Roomettes are private rooms in the sleeping cars with two seats that convert into […]