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Las Vegas Monorail carries 60 millionth passenger

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The Las Vegas Monorail Company transported its 60 millionth rider yesterday, with the lucky rider receiving a Las Vegas gift package including a weekend stay, souvenirs and tickets to iconic Las Vegas shows and attractions. → Read More

Eurostar boosted by return of business travel confidence

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Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between mainland Europe and the UK, today reported continued, strong growth in both sales revenues and passenger numbers during the first quarter of 2014. Compared to same period in 2013, total sales revenues grew by seven per cent to £227 million while total passenger numbers increased by three per cent to 2.3 million. → Read More

Baltimore light rail vehicles to utilise ABB traction technology

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has obtained a contract from Alstom Transport to supply new “state of the art” traction converters associated with the modernised train control management system (TCMS) and new electrical control panels for the overhaul of Baltimore’s entire fleet of fifty-three (53) light rail vehicles; they are operated by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA). → Read More

Eurostar opens new ticket office at St Pancras

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Eurostar has unveiled the first phase of a brand new ticket office in St Pancras International station, as part of an extensive programme of station improvements to enhance the passenger experience. The new ticket office has been relocated from St Pancras station’s southern entrance to Eurostar’s existing check-in area dramatically improving customer access. → Read More

Snooker pro John Parrott joins East Midlands Trains

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Passengers travelling through Sheffield station later this week will be treated to a raft of snooker-themed activity. → Read More

Carlisle passengers to benefit from better station access

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Passengers using Carlisle station are benefitting from a £1.8 million investment to provide step-free access to platforms for the first time. → Read More

National Express gears up for a bumper bank holiday

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The UK’s largest coach operator is gearing up for a bumper Bank Holiday as it reveals when and where people are travelling this Easter. → Read More

SilverRail raises $40m in funding to advance global rail ticketing

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SilverRail, the global leader in passenger rail search and distribution technologies, today announced it has raised $40m in Series C funding to accelerate the integration of global rail carriers, continue building next generation search technology, and expand carrier IT solutions. → Read More

Eurostar set for busy Easter weekend

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Eurostar is set for one of its busiest weekends of the year as over 130,000 passengers are expected to travel over the Easter bank holiday weekend, 15 per cent more than travelled over the Easter weekend in 2013. Over 60,000 Brits will take advantage of the long weekend to enjoy a spring break with Paris, Disneyland Paris and Provence proving to be the biggest draws. → Read More

Work to start on Redditch line improvements as part of £100m investment

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Work will start later this year to increase the frequency of trains between Barnt Green and Redditch and redevelop the station at Alvechurch to provide a better railway for passengers. → Read More

National Express keeps the Easter getaway rolling

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National Express is gearing up to make sure holidaymakers can still travel this Easter despite the forecast rail disruption. The UK’s largest coach operator is today announcing it is running its full network of scheduled coach services, including on routes affected by the rail disruption during the Easter break. → Read More

Easier access for passengers at Birchwood

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Passengers will soon benefit from better access at Birchwood station thanks to a £2million investment to provide step free access to all platforms for the first time. → Read More

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