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Regular News
Air France-KLM, the holding company of Air France and the Dutch airline KLM, is planning to team up with French transport giant Veolia to offer a... continue
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Rail News
The Scottish Executive  is to launch an inquiry into the potential for a high speed rail link between Scotland and the rest of the UK, and also... continue
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In brief
High-speed rail operator Eurostar, saw 165,000 passengers will use its services over the Bank Holiday period between August21 and 25. This represents... continue
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Business Monitor
LONDON and Continental Railways, the company responsible for the construction of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link to St Pancras, recorded reduced... continue
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In brief
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train operator linking the UK with Continental Europe, will be adding an eleventh daily service during the week in... continue
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Lead Story
New evidence emerged this week of the impact that high speed rail could have on UK domestic air travel. Consultants York Aviation were commissioned... continue
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Rail News
Seating capacity on the first Intercity Express routes will increase by up to 70%, and the trains will be up to 40% more energy efficient, the... continue
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Rail News
A new study has been put to tender by Network Rail on the case for building new lines on five of its strategic routes, in a move to  meet the... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
The rail industry should not fall into the trap of thinking that “everything green is good” but should prioritise issues such as... continue
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News Extra
“We have got to start planning now.” The message from conference chairman Chris Green couldn’t have been clearer. He had barely... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
The campaign for high speed rail in this country has gained new momentum. Supporters have been buoyed by the recent softening of the... continue
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Regular News
By James Dark
A new high speed line could be required in 10 years to prevent overcrowding on the rail network becoming unmanageable, according to a new report by... continue
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Business Comment
When railwaymen of the stature of Iain Coucher, Jim Steer and Chris Green agree on how a project should proceed, the chances are they are right. And... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Keith Gerry
Your business comment (Transit March 14) outlined sound reasons for considering an East Coast route for a new London to Scotland high speed line as... continue
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Rail News
The open-access Wrexham-London service, which starts on Monday, could become a springboard for other services by operator Wrexham &... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar has seen passenger numbers grow by 21% in the first three months of this year, following its move to the new St Pancras terminal in... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester PTA has become the latest public body to back plans for a new new high speed rail network in the UK. High speed rail lobby group... continue
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Eurostar and internet search provider Google today have unveiled a unique new display at St Pancras International that enables travellers to explore... continue
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Open access rail operator Grand Central last week cut fares that can give up to a 15% discount on peak fares. The firm has removed confusion about... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Eurostar chief executive Richard Brown hailed “a new dawn for short haul travel in Europe” this week when the cross-Channel train... continue
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