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Eurail passes go digital in Italy

Eurail passes go digital in Italy

Several years in the making, the tech initiative will ultimately create a centralised distribution system for Eurail passes, negating the need for paper tickets.

South Western Railway to retire Isle of Wight fleet

South Western Railway to retire Isle of Wight fleet

South Western Railway is looking for new homes for its soon to be retired Island Line fleet. The five Class 483 trains, built in 1938 for the London Underground, have been serving the Isle of Wight since 1989.

Rocky Mountaineer scraps whole of 2020 season

Rocky Mountaineer scraps whole of 2020 season

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continued government travel and health restrictions, Rocky Mountaineer will suspend the remainder of its 2020 travel season. This will include all departures through to October 11th.

Leger Holidays acquires Shearings brand

Leger Holidays acquires Shearings brand

Leger Holidays and Shearings formerly competed head-to-head in the escorted coach tours arena, with the former focusing on European tours while the latter was best known for UK coach trips.

Renfe-SNCF relaunch France-Spain rail services

Renfe-SNCF relaunch France-Spain rail services

The company now offers two daily frequencies in both directions, connecting the cities of Barcelona, Girona and Figueres with the French cities of Perpignan, Narbonne, Béziers, Agde, Sète, Montpellier, Nimes, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Valence and Paris.

Le Shuttle offers socially distanced French connection

Le Shuttle offers socially distanced French connection

As the government slowly lifts restrictions and the prospect of an overseas summer holiday becomes a possibility, Eurotunnel Le Shuttle offers the ideal way to travel to the continent with a car while maintaining a safe social distance.