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# Train

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"Absolutely none": Changes to Free Travel Pass are off the table, says Burton
It follows the launch of a campaign yesterday urging politicians not to meddle with the current scheme, which allows older people free travel on public transport.
Did you leave your dad's Father's Day present on the DART on Saturday?
There’s a very disappointed dad out there in Dublin.
Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'
However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.
Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station
Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.
Trainspotter almost squashed by giant train in slowest near-miss of all time
Obsessive hobbyists FTW.
New York City subway train derails in Queens
Seven people have been injured but nobody was taken to hospital.
Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results
As if travelling by train isn’t stressful enough, eh?
At least 57 dead, death toll still rising as train flies off rails in Congo swamp
The train crashed in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bodies are being being buried after being taken from the wreckage, as there is no morgue in the area….
The DOs and DON'Ts of taking public transport
This is how to behave. Take note, everyone.
Man attempts to a take selfie with a passing train
It doesn’t go well.
New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work
More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.
Over 30 injured as Chicago train derails and travels up airport escalator
The eight-car commuter train derailed early this morning at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport
E-cigarettes banned from DART and train services
Irish Rail says they were receiving complaints from passengers about the electronic cigarettes.
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Pure in Heart, Frank Flannery’s resignation and the death of actress Eileen Colgan.
Three arrested at Naas as fight breaks out on commuter train
Several distressed passengers called 999, but did not inform the driver of the train.
Passenger dragged by train after her scarf was caught in its door
An investigation has been launched into the incident, in which the woman’s neck and back were injured.
Trains delayed after group 'on drugs' smash windows, pull emergency brake & run off down track
Two men were eventually apprehended by gardaí following trouble this morning on the 5.40am service from Longford.
7 reasons why Irish Rail are dead right to ban train drinking
One of the services from Galway to Dublin is being denied booze.
This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone...
River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.
Extreme Daily Mail burn spotted on a train to London
Sidecar of shame.
11 utterly unacceptable things people do on the train
The pain train is now arriving at platform 1.
Train strike "not inevitable" according to Irish Rail and NBRU
That’s despite comments to the contrary from the Transport Minister. Leo Varadkar said he could “see strikes happening” before March.
Foxhounds killed after being hit by Iarnród Éireann train
A number of fox hounds that were out on a hunt were struck by a train travelling to Dublin.
Express train fire in India kills at least 26 people
Two children were among the victims.
8 people you'll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas
Please someone, give us a lift instead.
Unknown number trapped after cargo train derailment in Nairobi slum
The number of injuries is lower than initially feared as residents were at church or back in their home villages for Christmas.
Aaron McKenna: Reports of drug users shooting up on public transport stops people using the service, not class
People’s negative impressions is preventing people from taking the bus, train and tram, writes Aaron McKenna, who says it’s nothing about how ‘snobby’ they are.
Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles
Passengers who booked a seat online for this specific train, but did not get their seat, are entitled to a refund.
Irish Rail cash fares increase from today
The new cash fares apply across all Irish Rail services, and Leapcard fares.
Probe launched into cause of New York train derailment
The train may have been speeding when it veered off the rails in the Bronx borough yesterday.
Debunked: Does water drain in a different direction in each hemisphere?
You remember this from The Simpsons, don’t you?
You can now pay for train tickets in Russia with exercise
30 squats equals one ticket.
DART service expected to run as normal this morning
Yesterday there was severe overcrowding on trains following a dispute between management and train drivers.
11 kinds of rage only commuters will understand
Go on. Let it out. We’re here for you.
17 people whose commute to work is better than yours
We could all learn from these guys.
Canada: 6 dead after double-decker bus crashes into train
Thirty people were injured in the Ottawa collision.
Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.
Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six
The train was carrying people from Honduras and Guatemala, who are believed to have paid smugglers to let them sit on freight cars.