Railways

Hiking the Himalayas – in high style
Nanda Devi, in the Himalayas, seen from 360 Leti
In Review

Hiking the Himalayas – in high style

With your head in the clouds and the world at your feet, you'll see life afresh from the top of the world
15 Jun 2017
#BagelGate: Police called out to train fight over bagels
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In Brief

#BagelGate: Police called out to train fight over bagels

Fighting breaks out on late night train at Potters Bar in Hertfordshire – but no one is sure quite what happened
28 Feb 2017
Chris Tarrant on his most incredible rail journeys
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In Depth

Chris Tarrant on his most incredible rail journeys

As the latest series of Extreme Railways kicks off, the programme's host talks six-day delays, bullet trains and dynamite in a helicopter
1 Nov 2016
Friends caught 'pimping out' hire car for off-road adventure
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In Brief

Friends caught 'pimping out' hire car for off-road adventure

Group of men in New Zealand added 'snorkel' to car's air intake - and other tall tales
16 Sep 2016
Dozens hurt in France after train crashes into fallen tree
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In Brief

Dozens hurt in France after train crashes into fallen tree

Passenger is thrown from train and at least 50 others are injured in accident between Nimes and Montpellier
18 Aug 2016
'Horrific' train crash in Italy leaves at least 25 dead
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In Brief

'Horrific' train crash in Italy leaves at least 25 dead

'I saw people in pieces,' says survivor who had to dig her way out from under a demolished carriage
13 Jul 2016
Where are the UK's unhappiest train commuters?
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In Brief

Where are the UK's unhappiest train commuters?

New study finds one in three rail commuters were delayed on their most recent journey
18 Feb 2016
Why Sheffield to Essex is cheaper via Berlin
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In Brief

Why Sheffield to Essex is cheaper via Berlin

Expert money saver says 13-hour trip was cheaper and included a visit to the Brandenburg Gate
28 Jan 2016
Double-decker trains: when might they come to the UK?
A Danish double-decker train in Nykobing Falster
In Depth

Double-decker trains: when might they come to the UK?

Designers are planning new double-decker trains for some of the UK's busiest railway lines
16 Nov 2015
Two dead on Japan bullet train after 'self-immolation' fire
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In Brief

Two dead on Japan bullet train after 'self-immolation' fire

Man doused himself in oil and then set himself on fire in the first carriage of the Japanese bullet train
30 Jun 2015
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