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Contactless and Oyster goes live on Heathrow Express from Tuesday 19 February 2019

Contactless payment and Oyster Cards go-live on Heathrow Express from Tuesday 19 February
Contactless bank cards, mobile devices and Oyster cards will all be accepted on the fastest route between London Paddington and Heathrow Central from Tuesday 19 February. The quick and easy ways to pay follow the introduction of ticket barriers at Heathrow and on Platforms 6&7 at London Paddington.


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Start 2019 with a European adventure

Eurostar releases over 100,000 seats from £29
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering a budget friendly way to break the January blues with over 100,000 seats available from just £29 each way.


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Eurostar steps-up services to Amsterdam

Eurostar
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK with mainland Europe, is today putting tickets on sale for its third daily service direct from London to Rotterdam and Amsterdam.  
The third service, which starts on 11th June 2019, comes in direct response to customer demand following the popularity of Eurostar’s new route to the Netherlands which launched in April last year.


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Journey through the clouds mountain adventures with Rocky Mountaineer – 10 days

CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures with a Rocky Mountaineer rail
Travellers can take their journey to new heights with this mountain adventure package that pairs CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures with a Rocky Mountaineer rail experience. Guests will visit Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Fraser-Fort George H, Banff and Calgary and  fly to rarely visited high country terrain to enjoy guided group treks with colossal glacier views, tailored to the group’s comfort level.

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Eurostar welcomes ‘Pepper’: the first robot in the UK travel industry

Eurostar pepper robot with child
Eurostar, the high-speed rail operator connecting the UK with mainland Europe, today welcomed Pepper the robot to its London St Pancras team. In a first for the UK travel industry, the interactive humanoid robot offers customers, particularly families and children, a fun new way to find out about their journey before departure and entertains younger travellers.

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