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Eurail partners with social dining app VizEat

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Eurail.com has launched a partnership with VizEat, the European leader in social dining, to offer travellers an even more local experience throughout their trip. VizEat is Europe’s largest social dining network, and connects travellers and local hosts over authentic culinary experiences. → Read More

Dozens injured in French rail crash

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Dozens of rail passengers have been injured in France following a collision between a tree and a regional train in the south of the country. The tree fell onto the tracks at Saint-Aunes in the Herault region, leaving the line between Montpellier and Nimes blocked. → Read More

Le Shuttle Freight transports millionth truck of 2016

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Le Shuttle Freight transported its millionth truck for the year, almost one month ahead of the same milestone in 2015. Since November 2015, Truck Shuttles have set new records month-on-month against the same periods in previous years. → Read More

Staff to strike for seven days at Eurostar starting Friday

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Train managers at Eurostar are to walk out on strike for seven days as part of a long-running dispute over work-life balance at the train operator. Four days of strike action will being at 00:01 Friday, lasting until 23:59 hours on Monday. A further three days of strike action will begin at 00:01 on Saturday August 27th, ending at 23:59 on Monday, August 29th. → Read More

Five day strike at Southern disrupts UK rail services

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Industrial action is affecting services on Southern trains, with RMT Union members beginning strike action. This walkout is expected to last five days, with Southern warning all trains will be hit until end of service on Friday. No Southern trains will run on routes between Clapham Junction-Milton Keynes Central; Dorking-Horsham; Oxted-Uckfield; and others. → Read More

Krishnan to take up leadership position with Trainline

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Trainline has appointed Sophie Krishnan as general manager, business and ancillaries. Krishnan will oversee Trainline for Business and will be responsible for growing ancillary. She will report to chief executive, Clare Gilmartin. Krishnan joins Trainline from Egencia, Expedia’s business travel arm where she worked for five years. → Read More

Eurostar sees sales revenue fall as Brexit bites

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Eurostar has reported a challenging second quarter of 2016, as business demand softened in the run-up to the EU referendum and leisure traffic continued to be impacted by the Brussels terrorist attacks. Uncertainty over the UK’s future relationship with Europe has resulted in a drop in business travel, while on the leisure market there has been a continued slowdown in traffic from international markets, the USA and Japan in particular. → Read More

SilverRail signs travel partnership with Deem

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SilverRail has announced an extension of its partnership with Deem, a leading mobile and cloud technology provider for the business travel industry. SilverRail's platform, SilverCore, provides a single integrated service that solves the complexity involved in selling rail. → Read More

SilverRail signs partnership with Concur for European travel

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SilverRail has announced a new three year partnership with Concur, a provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions and services. Over the next coming months, using SilverRail’s API technology, Concur will be able to connect its corporate travel customers to European rail content across multiple markets, enhancing their OBT offering in a number of new markets. → Read More

Expedia to offer rail travel in UK

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In partnership with SilverRail and supported by the Association of Train Operating Companies and the Rail Delivery Group, Expedia customers will soon be able to also purchase rail travel throughout Britain alongside the travel options already on offer. The availability of rail on Expedia.co.uk will mark the first time a global, full-service online travel agency has offered a rail component in addition to other travel products such as air, hotel, car rental, activities and packages. → Read More

Eurostar prepares to launch ski season 2016 tickets

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Skiers looking for the best way to travel to the slopes can start planning their winter adventure with Eurostar. The high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe opens sales for its popular service from London St Pancras and Ashford International to the heart of the French Alps on July 20th. → Read More

SilverRail launches new partnership with nuTravel

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SilverRail has announced a new partnership with nuTravel. With SilverRail’s pioneering SilverCore technology, nuTravel, the US based travel technology firm providing travel booking technology solutions, is able to connect it’s corporate travel customers to VIA Rail content for the first time. → Read More

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