The 22-year-old is being treated in hospital after the incident on Wednesday night
For 150 years the railway line between Moscow and St Petersburg ran as straight as an arrow for 403 miles. Straight, but for one big bend near Novgorod. The story goes that Tsar Nicholas was so fed up of officials dithering over the route that he plonked a ruler on the map and drew a straight line between the two cities, accidentally drawing around his finger in the process. Too terrified to point out his error, the builders constructed the railway with the Tsar's bump in place.
I would like to see this project follow the French example, but go much further with it
Lawyers could have argued that the demonstration might never have happened if it had not been for officer Mark Kennedy, who infiltrated environmental groups for seven years
Environment Secretary and Prime Minister accused of misleading Parliament and the public
A train has collided with a herd of reindeer in northern Sweden leaving 48 of the animals dead, with a rancher commenting that "it wasn't pretty to see".
It's almost impossible to be empirical about either project
In this provocative essay, one railway enthusiast explains why our network is better – and better value – than ever
Campaigners have used the latest price increase to warn that by 2018 the Government will be 'making a profit from passengers'
Channel Tunnel rail link hits 10m milestone coinciding with 20th anniversary
A fire tore through a sleeper train in southern India in the early hours of yesterday morning, killing 26 passengers, including two children, who were reportedly trapped inside burning carriages.
As a frequent rail traveller across the continent, there are comparisons to be made
Hampshire exile Jamie Merrill fails to see what’s so great about this particular slice of pricey commuter belt
He assumed the mantle of the rogue with no regrets
Orlando jumped on top of owner Cecil Williams when he fainted and fell into the trench of a train track