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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.

Government to take control of East Coast Main Line from Stagecoach Group

Government to take control of East Coast Main Line from Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group will hand back operation of the East Coast Main Line to the government, the train operator has said. The organisation, which has run the franchise in partnership with Virgin Trains since 2015, said it had been advised an “operator of last resort” would be appointed to run the London to Edinburgh service.

Royal wedding boosts Eurostar traffic

Royal wedding boosts Eurostar traffic

Eurostar has reported a 24 per cent surge in inbound bookings for this coming weekend, with thousands of fans and well-wishers expected to travel to the UK to see prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot.

Sauteret takes over as communications director at Europcar

Sauteret takes over as communications director at Europcar

Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Valérie Sauteret to the role of group communications director. Her main mission will be to promote through communications the strategic ambitions of the group, in particular its development in its core business and the strengthening of its position as a major player in new mobility solutions.