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Railway prepares for network-wide RMT strike on Wednesday
Network Rail Scotland and train companies are working closely to run as many services as possible during industrial action by the RMT union this Wednesday (July 27).
Passengers reminded to plan ahead and only travel by train if necessary on Wednesday
The rail industry is reminding passengers that services will be severely disrupted on Wednesday as a result of another national strike called by the leadership of the RMT union.
Bookaway seeks to offer bus and ferry operators new online sales opportunities
Today, as only ten per cent of bus, ferry and rail tickets are booked digitally, the ground transportation sector remains the weak link in a travel ecosystem.
Network Rail launches resilience taskforce in wake of record-breaking heatwave
Network Rail has announced the launch of a new taskforce led by independent experts to investigate and make recommendations on how the railway can develop its approach to resilience during hot weather following this week’s unprecedented heatwave.
Passengers urged to plan ahead and only travel by train if necessary on 27 July
The rail industry is in the process of finalising another special ‘strike day’ timetable for next Wednesday (27th July) ahead of a fourth day of national strike action called by the leadership of the RMT that will again bring unnecessary and entirely avoidable disruption for passengers.
£10.5m refurbishment of iconic 140-year-old Oxted Viaduct is complete
Passengers travelling on the line from South Croydon to Uckfield can look forward to travelling safely over the Oxted Viaduct for decades to come after a £10.5m upgrade.
Charge while you travel with 84 new charging points at Edinburgh Waverley station
Rail passengers with electric vehicles will be able to charge while they travel thanks to the introduction of 84 new electric vehicle charging points at Edinburgh Waverley station.
Travel advice for North West with tracks set to exceed 50°C
Rail passengers in the North West are being advised to plan ahead with heatwave conditions expected to impact journeys next week.
Amtrak guests can now celebrate the magic at Harry Potter
Take Amtrak for a summer escape to visit the world premiere of the exhibition’s global tour at the Franklin Institute
Amtrak announce Ethan Allen express service
Extension of service will reach the most populous city in Vermont with access to bustling downtown, arts and culture, and local colleges
Major £6.8m upgrade at St Albans City station is back on track
Plans to improve St Albans City station are getting back on track this summer, as Network Rail resumes work on the £6.8m revamp.
Eurostar reports robust recovery of business travel
Eurostar reports the robust return of business travel in the first six months of 2022. The recovery between London and Paris has been fastest amongst French and US companies, with the banking, luxury and consultancy sectors driving the business travel market.