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.
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.
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.
“We are extremely excited to add these new GoldLeaf rail cars to our fleet, and they have been extremely well-received by both our guests and our team,” said Steve Sammut, president and chief executive officer, Rocky Mountaineer.
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.
South Western Railway has published its weekday strike timetable, providing customers with details of the services they can expect during the RMT industrial action in December.
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.
Rocky Mountaineer has announced the company’s international sales teams in Australia, the UK and China will be aligned under the newly created role.