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Eurostar set for bumper August Bank Holiday weekend

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Eurostar is set for a bumper bank holiday this weekend, as over 120,000 people are expected to travel with the high-speed rail operator - a three per cent rise in passengers compared with the equivalent August bank holiday weekend in 2013. Almost 70,000 Brits will take advantage of the long weekend to enjoy a late summer break with Paris and Brussels proving to be the most popular Eurostar destinations → Read More

New light railway links Dallas/Fort Worth to Dallas downtown

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Area Rapid Transit have officially launched a light rail passenger service connecting downtown Dallas to DFW Airport. The occasion was marked with the first arrival of DART Orange Line trains into the DFW Airport Station. → Read More

Dubai to launch new tram network in November

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Dubai's new tram will officially launch on November 11th, it has been announced following the latest trial operations which were attended by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai. It will be the first tramway project, outside Europe, to be powered by a ground-based electric supply system along the track without the need for overhead cables. → Read More

Rail fares set to rise by 3.5 per cent in England and Wales

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Rail fares are set to rise by 3.5 per cent in January 2015 following the confirmation of the latest inflation figures. Under the formula, fares in England and Wales are due to go up by July's retail price index measure of inflation, plus one per cent. → Read More

Swiss train derails near tourist town of St Moritz

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A Swiss trail has derailed near the popular ski resort of St Moritz. The train came off the tracks on top of a gully after running into a landslide. There are reports of 11 injuries, however, nobody is believed to have been killed during the accident. → Read More

Stark safety warning to UK's Grimsby level crossing users

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Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) have today issued a warning that reckless and dangerous behaviour at Grimsby town centre level crossing could end in tragedy. → Read More

Eurail launches free roaming summer promotion

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Eurail launches the "Free Roaming" summer promotion and makes it easier for pass holders to stay connected with friends and family while traveling in Europe. → Read More

Rochdale Road bridge to be replaced

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The bridge over the railway on Rochdale Road in Manchester is to be rebuilt as part of Network Rail’s £1bn+ investment in the north west. → Read More

Passengers reminded of Chorley Tunnel closure

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Passengers are being reminded that train services between Chorley and Leyland will be disrupted from today, Saturday 19 July until the end of August as part of Network Rail’s investment in the railway in the north west. → Read More

Dozens injured in French rail collision

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Nine people have been seriously injured in a rail crash in southern France. Dozens more passengers were affected when a high-speed TGV train collided with a regional TER train on the Pau-Bayonne line. → Read More

New waiting room and retail unit opens at Clapham Station

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Passengers travelling from platforms 13 and 14 at Clapham station will benefit from a new waiting room and retail outlet from Tuesday 15 July. → Read More

Eurostar welcomes five million passengers in six months

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Eurostar has reported continued growth in both passenger volumes and sales revenues in the first half of 2014, with passenger numbers up two per cent in the first six months of the year. The service carried five million passengers during the period, up from 4.9 million in 2013. → Read More

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