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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So here are five things you should never ever ever do while travelling on the train, unless you fancy running the risk of sparking some serious rail rage, reportsCoventryLive.
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.
Rail rage: Repair work shut down Central Station in Glasgow yesterday
At Mullingar District Court, Judge Neilan gave him three months for his rail rage outburst.
Dear Editor, - In your editorial 'Rail rage' (Post, July 21) you claim that 'Central Trains was the most complained about rail company in the UK'.
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.
Have you ever witnessed rail rage? Violent assaults on the Welsh train network have soared by almost half in a year, but it's not all bad news as overall crime has fallen YES stop letting people drink alcohol on trains, you get children on there and children should not have to sit with people who drink Christine Bories STOP folk drinking on trains and also selling it.
Train staff are receiving selfdefence lessons from British Airways to combat rail rage attacks.