The Daily Mail reports that train firms are to be paid millions by the Government to convert first class carriages for use by standard ticket holders to ease overcrowding. First class carriages could become a rarity as a result of the move designed to placate passengers angry at being packed into increasingly congested standard class carriages on busy routes. Read more >>
Rail (uncountable, often before another noun) means the railways/railroads as a means of transport. • Shipping long distances by rail is generally cheaper and more fuel-efficient than shipping by trucks.