Specialist Leisure Group has gone into administration with thousands of job losses and cancelled bookings expected. The company owns the coach companies Shearings and National Holidays.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and associated government restrictions, Rocky Mountaineer will extend the suspension of its 2020 travel season until the end of July.
The train operator said a face covering should be worn at all stations and onboard, in line with guidelines announced by the French and Belgian governments.
Eurostar saw a 20 per cent decrease in traffic in the first quarter of 2020 with nearly two million passengers travelling. The reduction in traffic is partly explained through the impact of the SNCF strike against pension reform in January.
The company said, with immediate effect, it was no longer selling coach tickets on its website or through any sales channels for journeys after Sunday.
The resumption date of Rocky Mountaineer’s operations will be determined in accordance with travel restrictions and mandates from the Canadian and other international governments, the company said.
Heathrow Express has released the first images of its new fleet of trains. The shots detail a range of features, including at seat USB power, new Business First seating and worktables and a striking external livery.
London Luton Airport has submitted a response to the East Midlands Railway consultation on their proposed December timetable. The document welcomes the operator’s proposal to introduce a Luton Airport Express service.
Eurostar has confirmed its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from the end of April.
A new £500 million fund has been made available by the British department of transport to develop better rail connections for communities hit half a century ago by the Beeching cuts.
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.
Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn, offering travellers seamless connections to and from eight key destinations in Germany.