Rail Rage


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A threat or act of violence on overcrowded commuter trains, especially in urban Japan, which arises on a substrate of stress variously linked to a prolonged recession, job layoffs, familial or other tension, and may escalate into altercation or, if extreme, manslaughter
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IN TRAINING Rail staff are combating rail rage with self defence classes.
Train staff are receiving selfdefence lessons from British Airways to combat rail rage attacks.
IARNROD Eireann has hired security guards to tackle drink-crazed rail rage hooligans, it emerged yesterday.
RAIL rage has soared to an all-time high, with increasing numbers of attacks on staff across the UK.
TRAIN staff are receiving self-defence lessons from British Airways to combat rail rage attacks, it was revealed yesterday.
A COMMUTER pushed a train station attendant on to the tracks in a horrifying rail rage attack, a jury heard yesterday.
Across Britain, especially in the South-east, overcrowding on trains has long been an issue - and now rail rage seems to be a problem.
AN upsurge in incidents of rail rage has led to train bosses hiring a security firm at one of Scotland's busiest stations.