rail rage


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rail rage

n
a sense of extreme frustration experienced by rail users when subjected to delays, cancellations, etc, sometimes resulting in aggressive behaviour towards railway employees
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Even the traditionally late service of the London to Cardiff train which Harry and Meghan arrived on last week was a source of ironic mirth rather than rail rage and the usual carping about the extortionate price of tickets.
All it will do is prolong the agony, and possibly lead to an outburst of rail rage.
At Mullingar District Court, Judge Neilan gave him three months for his rail rage outburst.
Yet Scotland's railmen seem motivated by unthinking rail rage.
Railway workers are being kicked, punched and spat at by passengers subject to increasing bouts of rail rage fuelled by drink and frustration at late services.
Train staff are receiving selfdefence lessons from British Airways to combat rail rage attacks.
IARNROD Eireann has hired security guards to tackle drink-crazed rail rage hooligans, it emerged yesterday.