Rail Travel News
Strike action to affect National Express East Anglia & Stansted Express
Industrial action by members of the RMT, TSSA and ASLEF unions has been proposed to affect National Express East Anglia and Stansted Express on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 August.
Travel from Woking to the French Capital in under 4 hours
SOUTH West Trains are now the latest rail operator to team up with Eurostar. In a joint ticketing deal, passengers will be able to book direct trips to Paris and Brussels.
UK Government plans to ground domestic flights with 250 mph trains
Confirming that Britain’s next high-speed rail line from London to the North will operate trains at 250 mph (400 km/h). Transport Secretary Lord Andrew Adonis has now declared his aim of ending all domestic air travel in Britain.
UK government reveals plans to replace short-haul flights with trains
Short-haul flights between the UK and Europe could be replaced by a growing rail network of high-speed trains, under new plans outlined by the UK government. But the proposals have met with vehement opposition from the airline industry, with Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary describing them as “insane”.