For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Photo: Shutterstock London is littered with the remnants of former train and tube stations. Once deemed necessary when railways exploded onto the scene in the late 19th and early 20th century, these stations were made redundant when passengers stopped using them. But how…

Laura Reynolds Chuffing Marvellous! Spend The Day Driving A Steam Train On This Kent Railway Image: Spa Valley Railway Chugging heck! A steam railway is giving you the chance to drive a steam locomotive for the day. The Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, has launched new driver experiences, giving the public a chance…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The “pornography” was heard on a Wandsworth to Clapham train Rail passengers had “pornography” played to them over the public address system as they travelled on a London train. Passenger Paul Brunton tweeted footage as the sighs like those in an adult film were broadcast on a Wandsworth-to-Clapham train…

Will Noble Get From London To Bordeaux Direct By Train… When This New High-Speed Line Opens For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. SNCF is one of four infrastructure managers involved with the project. Image: Shutterstock A London-Bordeaux train service could be up and running within two years, with the…

Commuting in London is hell, especially when trains cost the earth and are delayed ALL THE TIME. This Friday though you’ll actually get rewarded if your train is delayed with a FREE gin & tonic. Gordon’s is helping out travellers ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend with #YayDelay – if there are enough delays and…

This is a sponsored article on behalf of LNER. Leeds from above. Photo: Benjamin Elliott Here at Londonist, we cover one city: London. Don’t act surprised, it’s in our name. But every now and again even ardent London lovers like ourselves feel the need to get away and explore the rest of the country. Especially…

Image copyright Serco Image caption The services were delayed by what operators Serco called “teething problems” Passengers on the first of the new Caledonian Sleeper trains from Scotland to London arrived three hours late after signalling problems on the line. The northbound service to Glasgow and Edinburgh was also delayed after being hit by what…

Image copyright PA Image caption A photo of Dianne Abbott drinking on the Overground was printed in The Sun Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has apologised after a photo emerged of her sipping a mojito on a London Overground train. Since 1 June, 2008 it has been illegal to drink alcohol on Transport for London’s…