There are many lovely Harry Potter-related activities in the United Kingdom, including taking a Hogwarts Express-style steam train over the stunning Glenfinnan viaduct, which appears in the films. However, for fuck’s sake, do not trespass on any railway lines to get your perfect snapshot. Seriously. Don’t.
Leonie Müller, a 23-year-old German college student, has given up her apartment to live on trains. The move saves her a mere $70 on rent and she has to wash her hair in train bathrooms, but she’s happier than ever. “I really feel at home on trains, and can visit so many more friends and cities. It’s like being on…
It’s a sunny Thursday morning in August. You’re on the J/M/Z line in New York City, going over the Williamsburg Bridge. You’re with your special someone. You glance at one another. Why not just...sneak away...for a little rendezvous...between the cars of the train you’re on?
A new bill that passed on Thursday in New York will make it a felony to grind or grope another person in the subway.
We snuck into an empty sleeper compartment after downing a few beers in the dining car of a night train. His name was Mike, or maybe it was Matt, and we met a couple of hours earlier on the platform of the Duisburg train station. He had dark brown hair and clear blue eyes, and smelled like sweat and weed — the…
A Massachusetts man who was caught taking surreptitious photos up women's skirts without their knowledge or consent argued before the state's Supreme Court yesterday that the charges against him should be thrown out because FREE SPEECH. Seriously.
Good news, lovers of furry domestic mammals! The House of Representatives introduced legislation on Tuesday that would require Amtrak (the government-subsidized rail system that brings so much joy to so many commuters along the Northeastern corridor) to let passengers bring their dogs or cats on specially-designated…
Traveling can be tough. But whether you're going by bus, train, or airplane, we have some tips for being crammed up against other passengers for several hours without going insane.
Waiting sucks. New research shows that how long you had to do it in childhood makes you less patient now. But just knowing how long you have to wait may make it more bearable.
A cat named Lilou boarded a train in suburban Ireland and wound up in Dublin. Train staff traced her journey on surveillance cameras and used Twitter to locate her owner. Lilou was issued her own rail pass for future journeys.
[Gurgaon, India; June 21. Image via AP]
[London, December 21. Image via Getty]
A woman in India recently gave birth inside a train bathroom, but almost lost her newborn when the baby slipped out of her body and straight through the toilet onto the tracks. Does this story sound familiar to anyone else?
[New Delhi, August 5. Image via Getty]
Women railway workers in England are refusing to wear new uniforms because the blouses are too see-through.