Premium Economy to arrive on British railways as new west coast franchisee confirms plans for new class of travel
The arrival of another class of travel on the British railway system is nothing new. It was back in the 1950s that the basic third…..
With confirmation of a HS2 review, what could that mean for future domestic UK flights and Heathrow’s proposed third runway?
The UK’s new transport secretary Grant Shapps has – as had been anticipated – announced the launch of an independent review of the proposed HS2…..
The air versus rail debate is strong in Europe, but is there any hope for high speed rail in the US?
Airlines worldwide are working to become better environmental stewards through the adoption of a variety of activities, ranging from carbon offsets to reducing cabin waste……
Spain’s RENFE branches out to operate high-speed rail in France bringing more competition to air travel and furthering the rail versus air debate
Spain’s state rail operator RENFE has requested the necessary permits from the French authorities to deliver its own high-speed rail services in France. It makes…..
It has become somewhat de rigueur in Europe to propose that rail travel should be an enforced substitute for air travel domestically and even on…..
Is this a case of Russian Railette? New high speed rail line to be built between Moscow and St Petersburg, but what impact will it have on air routes?
Russia’s presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said president Vladimir Putin has approved the commencement of planning work for a Moscow – St Petersburg high speed…..
Virgin Trains had proposed a radical new system for rail ticketing, but faces end to all UK operations after franchise renewal disqualification
You would expect radical ideas from a brand operating under the Virgin name, but a completely new way to sell long distance train travel in…..
France’s Minister of Ecology, François de Rugy has selected a consortium, ‘Hello Paris’, comprising French company Keolis and transport operator RATP Dev, for the concession…..
Will new Eurostar links to the Netherlands affect air links on London – Amsterdam the same way as it hit London – Paris market?
Eurostar has confirmed its new high speed rail link between London and Amsterdam will launch from 04-Apr-2018 bringing down journey times on the route to…..
Three separate announcements made this week underline the growing importance of the co-operation between air and rail services, with high-speed rail (HSR) invited to provide…..