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Teleste signs frame agreement with Alstom

Teleste signs frame agreement with Alstom

Teleste Corporation has signed a frame agreement with Alstom, a leading provider of integrated transport systems, for deployment of its on-board systems onto Alstom’s trains.

SNCF to rebrand TGV services inOui from July

SNCF to rebrand TGV services inOui from July

SNCF has announced it will rebrand its TGV services to inOui. The move is part of an attempt by the French national rail operator to attract 15 million customers to its flagship high-speed services by 2020.

Eurostar debuts e320 trains on Brussels route

Eurostar debuts e320 trains on Brussels route

Eurostar has today previewed its new e320 train on the London-Brussels route in advance of its introduction into service on Sunday. The arrival of the new trains on the Brussels service is part of a £1 billion programme of investment in Eurostar’s fleet, stations and service which included the purchase of 17 new e320 trains and the refurbishment of its original trains.

Expedia to acquire majority stake in SilverRail Technologies

Expedia to acquire majority stake in SilverRail Technologies

Expedia and SilverRail Technologies have entered into a definitive agreement in which Expedia will acquire a majority stake in SilverRail. SilverRail set out to solve rail’s most challenging technology problems and has been an important Expedia industry partner, helping to bring online booking for rail to customers.

Trainline offers Apple Pay to Italian customers

Trainline offers Apple Pay to Italian customers

Trainline is offering its customers in Italy Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. The independent rail retailer and train travel app is the first platform in Italy to allow this payment method for train travellers.

Caledonian Sleeper invites The Whisky Shop on-board

Caledonian Sleeper invites The Whisky Shop on-board

An education in whisky is on order for guests travelling with Caledonian Sleeper as they celebrate Whisky Month. As Scotland commemorates one of its most popular exports, the overnight rail service linking London and Scotland marked the annual celebration by welcoming The Whisky Shop on board.

Gare Du Nord reopens in Paris following security alert

Gare Du Nord reopens in Paris following security alert

Gare Du Nord in Paris has reopened after a security alert saw the station briefly closed. The station, in the north of the city and home to Eurostar services, was evacuated and cordoned off by heavily armed police late on Monday.

Stansted Express boosts services to meet growing demand

Stansted Express boosts services to meet growing demand

Over 29,000 extra seats per week will be available on Stansted Express trains from May 22nd. With demand for Stansted Airport continuing to grow, the additional seats will ensure that holidaymakers travelling to the airport by train can continue to enjoy a comfortable journey.