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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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.
So in an effort to help employees better handle socalled rail rage, self-defence courses are being laid on by rail company First Great Western.
IT'S not strictly road rage this week - more like 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.
SOUTH Wales train staff are receiving self-defence lessons to combat rail rage attacks.