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Chile unveils US$5 billion rail development plan

Chile unveils US$5 billion rail development plan

The Chilean government has unveiled plans to invest over $5 billion in one of the largest railway development plans in its history. The plans have the aim of tripling passenger numbers in the country, while also boosting rail freight.

Hopwood to lead South Western Railway

Hopwood to lead South Western Railway

With over 30 years’ experience of managing rail businesses and delivering improvements for passengers, Mark Hopwood is confident that his plans can make a noticeable difference for passengers on South Western Railway.

China welcomes latest mega bridge in Guizhou

China welcomes latest mega bridge in Guizhou

Both the Ziyun-Wangmo and Pingtang-Luodian expressways opened to traffic earlier, reducing travel time between Ziyun and Wangmo to 50 minutes and that between Pingtang and Luodian to an hour.

New commercial appointments for Heathrow Express

New commercial appointments for Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express has announced two new appointments in the commercial team. Mark Eastwood has taken up the role of business development manager, while Nicolette Miller has been appointed as partnership marketing manager.

TransPennine Express welcomes new Nova fleet

TransPennine Express welcomes new Nova fleet

Stakeholders and dignitaries from across the north were present at the event as the trains were unveiled to the public, accompanied by entertainment from a local brass band and speeches from those involved in the £500 million project.

Dozens killed in Pakistan train blaze

Dozens killed in Pakistan train blaze

At least 73 people are now believed to have died after a train caught fire in Pakistan. The train was travelling from the city of Karachi to Rawalpindi when at least three of the carriages burst into flames.

South Western Railway to accept PayPal

South Western Railway to accept PayPal

South Western Railway passengers can now pay for tickets using PayPal on its website and app. PayPal is one of the biggest names in processing online payments for purchasing products and services; offering a fast, convenient and secure way to pay for train tickets online.