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power cut hits tens of thousands of homes in stockholm




thousands lost power on thursday. photo: tomas oneborg/svd/tt a major power blackout in stockholm on thursday caused metro trains to grind to a halt. around 50,000 households lost power in southern stockholm on thursday morning, with the areas södermalm and hägersten-liljeholmen the worst hit, sai...



passengers stuck on trains between stations after sydney trains 'technical issue




train passengers have spent more than an hour stranded between stations in sydney's inner west after sydney trains experienced a "technical issue" on saturday morning that was affecting the entire sydney network.sydney trains told travellers at midday on saturday to "delay non-essential travel" or u...



'never seen anything like this': how sydney's trains came to a grinding halt




loadinghowever, after that roll-back, about 5am, the system was still showing “intermittent anomalies and some performance issues”, mr braxton-smith said.at 6am, those anomalies started to cascade. the systems affected included those that locate trains on the network, the train crew and rosterin...



'delay non-essential travel': sydney trains hit by delays




people in sydney are being urged to avoid travelling on trains, because of cancellations and major delays due to urgent repair work.sydney trains tweeted that due to a technical issue affecting the service's communications indicator boards, real time apps and train running information may be unavail...



'delay non-essential travel': sydney trains hit by delays




people in sydney on saturday were urged to avoid travelling on trains, because of cancellations and major delays due to urgent repair work.sydney trains tweeted that due to a technical issue affecting the service's communications indicator boards, real time apps and train running information may be ...



speed of 700 trains to be increased from today




the indian railways has announced a new timetable for 700 long-distance trains and a few local trains in all of its zones with effect from november 1.as per the new timetable, several trains’ arrival and departure schedule and train numbers have been changed.sixty-five express/mail trains have bee...



sydney trains could compensate customers affected by sunday's chaos, ceo says




sydney lawyer nick karam told fairfax media his trip from lidcombe to wynyard, which normally takes 25 minutes, blew out to 2½-hours.loading"it was not great and i don’t think any 'global' city should ever be in a position where essentially the entire system is down,” he said.the sydney trains ...



why sydney's train network ground to a halt




the extensive delays to the city's rail network on thursday were due to a combination of a "tragic" fatality and three separate signal failures in key parts of the network, which caused a "bottleneck",  sydney trains says.the death occurred at burwood just before lunchtime, while the three unrelate...



sydney trains struggling to keep train drivers




labor accused the state government of failing to act fast enough to hire new train drivers to cope with a new rail timetable rolled out in november, citing a net loss of 85 drivers since 2011.loading“the berejiklian government had to scramble this year to recruit train drivers, leaving it too litt...



cancel trains with low occupancy, curtail halt timings to improve punctuality: r




cancellation of trains with low occupancy and curtailment of halt timings are among the recommendations made by an internal committee of railways to ensure punctuality.the report on the punctuality of trains, which has been submitted to the railway board, has made a slew of suggestions to improve th...



nsw rail and train workers reach new pay agreement




another public transport crisis has been averted after sydney and nsw trains workers voted to accept their latest enterprise agreement.the result came on saturday evening after a postal ballot was returned with 52.8 per cent of sydney trains workers voting to accept the deal and 50.8 per cent of nsw...



republican tax bill hits snag over deficit concerns




the bill had gained momentum in the morning when it picked up a key swing vote. but it came to a grinding, if temporary, halt, as senators scrambled in the early evening. photo: reuters



entire melbourne rail network grinds to a halt due to computer fault




melbourne is experiencing commuter chaos after all of its railway lines were suspended due to a computer fault.metro trains advised that people should seek alternative transport after the fault caused some trains to stop between stations. all metro trains have been stopped due to a computer fault. ...



pay offer to end sydney trains strike threat 'not up to scratch': union




robust negotiations between sydney trains bosses and union officials continue after a marathon meeting failed to reach an agreement and as next week's 24-hour strike looms.monday's 10-hour meeting between the rail, tram and bus union and sydney trains management ended in deadlock, with both parties ...



indian railways: new timings for 500 trains from nov 1; know the details




indian railways has announced a new timetable for 500 long distance trains and local trains on central railway with effect from november 1, 2017. in a bid to cut down on the travel time of several long-distance trains by up to three hours, the indian railways will, reportedly, run sixty-five faster ...



sydney trains 'an absolute mess' as commuters stranded after midnight




delays to sydney's train network continued into the early hours of friday morning after a fatality at burwood on thursday morning threw the transport system into chaos.by friday morning's peak, services had returned to normal, the transport management centre said, but that was not before a frustrati...



angry commuters halt movement of suburban trains from vasai road to andheri




scores of enraged commuters today halted the movement of suburban train services at the naigaon station to press for various demands, a western railway official said.among their demands is to run suburban trains from vasai road to andheri, the official said."about 50-60 people at naigaon (station) c...



trains delayed, traffic hit as bjp workers pour in for rally




several trains arrived late here after bjp workers, being ferried in special services for the party's 38th foundation day rally at bkc, insisted on unscheduled halts en route, western railway officials on condition of anonymity said today.the bjp, in order to bring in as many workers as possible for...



life expectancy in britain 'grinding to a halt'




rises in life expectancy are "grinding to a halt" after more than a century of continuous progress.using office for national statistics projections for babies born since 2000, sir michael marmot, an expert from university college london who has advised both the government and the world health organi...



sydney trains warns commuters to expect delays during the evening commute




sydney train commuters are being warned to expect delays during the evening peak and have been asked to consider deferring their  travel due to "unexpected cancellations" across the network.there are reduced services operating on the t1 north shore, northern and western line, the t2 inner-west an...



life on hold and other mysteries




i know it's boring to go on about the three hours i spent on the phone to my telco over the past fortnight, so instead i'd like to focus on the three hours they spent on the phone to me. how much does this cost? is this the reason the profits are down? in the end wouldn't be easier to just solve my ...



fire halts rush-hour trains between stockholm and uppsala




file photo of a commuter train between uppsala and stockholm. photo: emma löfgren/the local a fire caused disruptions for rail commuters between stockholm and uppsala during rush hour on wednesday. a signalling control station caught fire on wednesday morning, which meant that rail traffic ground t...



constance 'pretty sure' sydney trains will run on time




nsw transport minister andrew constance says he is confident rail workers will arrive for work on monday after strike action was postponed last week.sydney's trains are scheduled to run on a standard weekday schedule on monday after the fair work commission last week ordered unions to call off plann...



melbourne express, tuesday, june 12, 2018




the construction blitz also continues on the trains.buses are replacing trains between carrum and stony point, and between caulfield and westall. both until june 17.on v-line services, buses are replacing trains on the gippsland line until june 17, and on the ballarat, ararat and maryborough lines u...



nsw rail and train workers reach new pay agreement




another public transport crisis has been averted after sydney and nsw trains workers voted to accept their latest enterprise agreement.the result came on saturday evening after a postal ballot was returned with 52.8 per cent of sydney trains workers voting to accept the deal and 50.8 per cent of nsw...