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Commuters surprised with luxury rail journey into London on UK’s most famous vintage train, Belmond British Pullman

Commuters delight at arrival of Belmond British Pullman at Ashford International station.
On 17 November 2016, Belmond surprised around 180 commuters travelling from Ashford International train station in Kent to London Victoria. The one off journey captured peoples' imaginations and inspired rare conversation between strangers, on board the UK’s most famous antique day train, Belmond British Pullman. 

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Mary Berry to host Afternoon Tea aboard Belmond British Pullman

Mary Berry and Belmond carraige
Belmond announces a special afternoon tea experience with Britain’s national treasure and Queen of Baking Mary Berry CBE, aboard Belmond British Pullman on Sunday, 5th February 2017.  Travelling aboard the elegant vintage carriages from London Victoria Station, guests will travel with the doyenne of family cooking, as the train makes its way through the British countryside.

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Mobile tickets have arrived for Trainline business customers

Train travel management just got even smarter for TMCs and corporates booking with Trainline for Business, as they now have access to mobile tickets across 11 train operators, on every mobile ticket enabled route offered. This means Trainline offers the widest UK mobile ticket coverage in the business market, whether that’s by train operator, fare type or route.

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Eurostar named among top travel brands for customer experience

Eurostar, the high-speed rail operator linking the UK and mainland Europe, has jumped 142 places  in KPMG Nunwood’s annual customer experience survey published today.  
The survey of 10,000 consumer shows that brands in the travel and hotel sector saw some of the biggest improvement with respect to customer experience this year. Eurostar is among this year’s biggest movers, placed at 24 and one of only a handful of travel brands in the top 25.


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Belmond Grand Hibernian departs on its inaugural journey from Dublin

Belmond Grand Hibernian
Belmond Grand Hibernian started a new chapter in history today as the first luxury sleeper train to travel throughout the Island of Ireland. The inaugural journey departed Heuston Station at 14:20hrs taking 40 guests on a six-night Grand Tour of Ireland. The train’s contemporary interiors are elegant yet relaxed, evoking the sense of travelling in an Irish country house on wheels, with genuine and warm service provided by the train’s crew.

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