Large tortoise on the track stops Norwich to Stansted trains | Rail transport

A large tortoise on the track caused trains to come to a halt in south-eastern England, a rail company informed travelers on Monday. Greater Anglia rail tweeted that trains between Norwich and Stansted airport were stopped for more than an hour due to a “giant tortoise”. The operator first announced that the line was blocked … Read more

How London’s new rail project has created a sanctuary for birds | Birds

London’s new Elizabeth line will allow commuters to start taking high-speed trains under the city this week, on part of a 73-mile route that stretches from Reading in the west to Shenfield in the east. They will not be the first travelers to enjoy the benefits of the new line, however. On Wallasea Island in … Read more