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Rail

Custom House for ExCeL DLR station reopens

Elizabeth line
Custom House for ExCeL DLR station has reopened today (Monday 8 January 2018), having been closed since 3 February 2017 for vital work to modernise and expand the station. 

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Rail fare hike makes UK commuting as costly per kilometre as luxury train travel

Research conducted by luxury rail operator Rocky Mountaineer reveals that some of the UK’s commuter rail routes now cost as much per kilometre as several of the world’s most luxurious train journeys in far-flung holiday destinations including Australia, Canada and South Africa. 

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Eurostar launches new loyalty programme: Club Eurostar

Club Eurostar logo
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, announces the launch its new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible to all passengers across the world without any fees or qualifying fares.

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Eurostar partners with Liberty London this Christmas

Eurostar
Travellers will receive £15 off gifts in store and online
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has partnered with iconic British retailer, Liberty London, to offer travellers a special Christmas gift, just in time for the festive season.


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Mind the Gap! Heathrow Express switches on new blue lights to stop trips

Heathrow Express and Network Rail mind the gap lighting
Heathrow Express and Network Rail collaborate on new gap initiative
Blue lights which flash when the train doors of Heathrow Express open on Platform 6 at Paddington are being switched during Friday 8 December 2017, as part of a new measure to help passengers mind the gap and improve train and platform safety. 


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