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Dublin joins Big Bus Tours portfolio

Dublin joins Big Bus Tours portfolio

Introducing the first Big Bus Dublin bus to the city, the lord mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, cut the ribbon alongside Phil Boggon, executive vice president of western Europe at Big Bus Tours.

Belmond shares up as luxury company moots sale

Belmond shares up as luxury company moots sale

Belmond has appointed Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as financial advisors with a view to a possible sale. In a statement earlier, the luxury group said it was exploring “strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value”.

Gare du Nord to triple in size ahead of Paris Olympics

Gare du Nord to triple in size ahead of Paris Olympics

Gare du Nord in Paris will triple in size by 2024, just in time for the 2024 Olympics Games, which will be hosted by the French capital. Architect Denis Valode will lead the transformation, an operation similar in size to the one conducted by the architect Jacques Ignace Hittorff in 1864.

Grand Central tops satisfaction ratings in UK rail

Grand Central tops satisfaction ratings in UK rail

Grand Central has taken top honours for passenger satisfaction in a national survey of rail users. Transport Focus today released figures for its twice yearly National Rail Passenger Survey for spring 2018.