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Eurostar launches paperless tickets with Google Pay

Eurostar launches paperless tickets with Google Pay

Travellers using Google Pay on Android L or higher devices can now simply save their mobile ticket to Google Pay from the Eurostar app, and proceed directly to ticket gates at Eurostar stations for a more seamless start to their journey.

Rocky Mountaineer ups luxury offering in Canada ahead of summer season

Rocky Mountaineer ups luxury offering in Canada ahead of summer season

Rocky Mountaineer will offer seven newly built GoldLeaf Service rail cars on its Western Canadian rail routes for the 2019 season. The world’s largest privately-owned luxury train company will add four rail cars to its fleet in April, with three additional cars coming later in the season.

Caledonian Sleeper prepares to debut new fleet

Caledonian Sleeper prepares to debut new fleet

Caledonian Sleeper has unveiled the first images from inside its new fleet of trains on a revamped website launched to mark the final countdown to its re-launch. Guests on the new services will be able to enjoy a range of accommodation types, including rooms with double beds and en-suites – for the first time in the history of Caledonian Sleeper.

French strike hits Eurostar services

French strike hits Eurostar services

Eurostar has told passenger not to travel unless “absolutely necessary”. The rail link between London St Pancras and mainland Europe has been hit by industrial action by French customs officers.

Stansted chief calls for improved rails links to London

Stansted chief calls for improved rails links to London

The chief executive of London Stansted, Ken O’Toole, has called on local businesses, community leaders and regional organisations to make their voices heard and press government for upgrades to the rail links to the airport.

Manchester rail commuters hit by enduring delays

Manchester rail commuters hit by enduring delays

Greater Manchester commuters are still enduring more delayed and cancelled trains than passengers in the busiest transport hubs around Britain after last year’s chaos on the rail network, new Which? research reveals.

Travelodge reveals rail focus in UK

Travelodge reveals rail focus in UK

Travelodge has officially opened its 574th hotel close to Ashford International railway station. With this opening, Travelodge now operates hotels at key railway stations servicing HS1 and proposed HS2 routes – connecting the south and north of Britain.