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Opinion
By Andrew Garnett
There’s a sense of euphoria in the industry about the opening of the new St Pancras International station and the opening of Phase 2 of the... continue
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Business Monitor
EUROSTAR UK, the company which operates the British end of the international passenger rail services through the Channel tunnel, recorded increased... continue
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People
Richard Brown, Eurostar’s chief executive, has been appointed the new president elect of the Chartered Insitute of Logistics and Transport,... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar’s plans to run a direct London to Amsterdam service has been stalled for a second time after the Dutch government have said that their... continue
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Rail News
eurostar’s move from Waterloo to St Pancras station has opened up the way for integrated rail fares from 68 stations across Britain to Paris,... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar’s new £400m depot, Eurostar Engineering Centre Temple Mills has been opened by rail minister Tom Harris. Located in Leyton in... continue
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Rail News
Hitachi Europe this week unveiled its new Ashford Train Depot maintenance facility, where Southeastern’s new fleet of high speed Class 395... continue
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Lead Story
By Robert Jack
The liberal Democrats are calling for a more pro-active and ambitious approach to developing Britain’s rail network. In her speech to the... continue
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Regular News
By Meera Rambissoon
Eurostar has achieved a record-breaking run on the new High Speed One line between the new terminal at London’s St Pancras International and... continue
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Regular News
The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that Ryanair misled the public with an advertisement which claimed it is quicker, cheaper and more... continue
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Regular News
“The white paper has become hyper-cautious when it has looked at the merits of high-speed (300km/h+) versus existing speed (200 km/h). It is... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar published the first timetable for services from its new St Pancras International terminal this week. Tickets for the first trains in and out... continue
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Rail News
A new high-speed rail link between London, Heathrow, Birmingham and the north west has been proposed by  pressure group Greengauge21, in a... continue
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Rail News
The first of six new Class 395 high speed trains due to come into service with Southeastern in December 2009, has been constructed at Hitachi’s... continue
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Rail News
High-speed rail link Eurostar has embarked on a 50 city, five month UK tour on 1 May to showcase the national benefits of the forthcoming opening of... continue
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Business Comment
Ambitious plans have been unveiled to build a high speed maglev railway link between Edinburgh and Glasgow. The chairman of Strathclyde Partnership... continue
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Rail News
During testing on High Speed 1, the UK’s first high speed railway, at 3:10am on March 6, a 186 mph Eurostar train pulled into the historic... continue
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Letters to the Editor
John Nelson (Transit 26 January) clearly doesn’t like the idea of new High Speed lines. But he glosses over the problems of upgrading existing... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar saw record revenue and passenger numbers in 2006 as it attracted thousands more travellers from the airlines. Sales topped half a billion... continue
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Rail News
The conservative party has announced plans to look into three high-speed rail options to   increase the UK’s rail capacity. This... continue
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