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Funny story: The RMT Union schedules strike action for Royal Wedding

The RMT Union schedules strike action for Royal Wedding

RMT union leader Bob Crow has caused raw anger by declaring his intention to ballot members for strike action on the London Underground for 29th April 2011, the date of the Royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. A statement relea...

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Funny story: PM Prepares for Rail Bankruptcy

PM Prepares for Rail Bankruptcy

Following news yesterday that Network Rail and Jarvis Rail are being prosecuted over their roles at Potters Bar in 2002. The Government has been hastily preparing for the worst as it emerges that Network Rail could be subject to "Unlimited Fines" if...

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Funny story: Government counter-terrorism strategy to price Al Qaeda off trains with a 10% annual fare hike

Government counter-terrorism strategy to price Al Qaeda off trains with a 10% annual fare hike

Opinion: THE mainstream media today chose to focus on the massive threat the UK faced from Cyber-terrorists, instead of an impressive cornerstone of government policy that will slash the threat from real world terrorism and strengthen government coff...

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Funny story: British Rail Workers in Work to Rule

British Rail Workers in Work to Rule

British Rail workers have been working to rule in support of their latest 57% pay claim. Workers have been arriving at work on time, not taking 'sickies' and driving trains at the correct speed whilst observing signals. BR managers say that for...

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Funny story: Rail Union Announces Anti-Strike

Rail Union Announces Anti-Strike

National Railway Museum: The British Rail Union has today announced that it has been secretly balloting members for its first anti-strike. An overwhemling majority of 98% of members have voted for the action which involves all railway staff member...

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Funny story: Texas Governor Announces High-Speed Rail Service from Austin to South America

Texas Governor Announces High-Speed Rail Service from Austin to South America

Austin, TX - Governor Rick Perry today held a press conference to announce a bold new plan he was made privy to by President Obama last month--to link Austin, Texas to South America via high-speed rail. Said the governor, "It's not that much of...

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Funny story: Aslan to bid to run East Coast mainline for no profit

Aslan to bid to run East Coast mainline for no profit

Narnia's lion, Aslan, is planning to put in a bid to run a main railway line as a not-for-profit business. The East Coast mainline which runs from London to Scotland via Leeds was nationalised last year after being run by Sauron and the Nine Rider...

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Funny story: UK rail dispute halted by injunction

UK rail dispute halted by injunction

As the increasingly acrimonious dispute between Network Rail and the rail union escalates in the UK it is reported that strike action was halted because of the disappearance of a Signal Box in Aberdeen. The agreement between the two parties is only v...

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Funny story: Casino on the Rails

Casino on the Rails

With the high-speed rail controversy still raging in Ohio, the Pen Corporation, which is putting the casinos in the four locations in Ohio is planning to ask the State Legislature to change their licensing options to include a Casino Train which woul...

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Funny story: High Speed Rail Travel in Ohio

High Speed Rail Travel in Ohio

The Department of Transportation in Ohio, ODOT, and the state have been looking in to the feasibility of high speed transportation between Cleveland in the Northern part of the state and Cincinnati in the Southern part, and numerous stops in between.

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Funny story: China wins bid for high speed railroad

China wins bid for high speed railroad

History was re made in Washington today as President Creamer awarded the Chinese the contract for construction of the most important civil engineering project in over 150 years. Our new brothers to the east presented a bid that America could not resi...

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Funny story: Sir Richard Beardie to cure trains in UK as new train tzar

Sir Richard Beardie to cure trains in UK as new train tzar

With just months, weeks, days or even hours to the general election, Sir Richard Beardie has been drafted in as the UK's new Rail Tzar. In a move welcomed across party lines - although it must be said the zookeeper did warn in advance that the chi...

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Funny story: Railwayman Who is 'Off the rails' Helped by Local man with 'One-Track Mind'

Railwayman Who is 'Off the rails' Helped by Local man with 'One-Track Mind'

A rail disaster was averted today after the quick thinking of a passenger with a one-track mind. Local man, Norbert Nuckles, 51, is obsessed with trains - so obsessed that he sleeps with them. Sexually. "I enjoy the experience of when they go t...

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Funny story: £3¼bn overhaul of railway stations throughout UK won't affect passengers. Much.

£3¼bn overhaul of railway stations throughout UK won't affect passengers. Much.

Network rail has issued a statement following their announcement of the proposed £3¼ billion facelift for thousands of the UK's railway stations. They have assured the great British public that there will be the minimum of disruption during the pr...

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Funny story: Construction Begins on the Baltimore Red Line

Construction Begins on the Baltimore Red Line

Baltimore MD: Construction has finally begun, after much controversy over the route, on the light rail system known as the Baltimore Red Line. Initial operations started with a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) excavating an underground section of the l...

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Funny story: Outcry At Plans To Rename Railway Station

Outcry At Plans To Rename Railway Station

The plan to rename a famous railway station has met with outcry. It had been announced that Tony Blair Station was to be returned to it's original name. Thatcher Central. The move has sparked protests from diehard members of the Labourist party who s...

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Funny story: Rail Travel More Expensive Than Space Travel

Rail Travel More Expensive Than Space Travel

A parliamentary sub-committe today reported that mile per mile, rail travel in the UK was more expensive than space travel on the space shuttle, and a good deal less comfortable, whilst being infinitely more unreliable. The UK rail network, curren...

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