Adrian Parkes, CEO, GTMC comments:
“The announcement of a public consultation by the rail industry to reform and offer a simplified and fairer ticketing system is welcome news for both the business travel industry and the wider UK economy.
Successful start to the new London-Amsterdam service Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, today reported a strong performance in the first quarter of 2018 with record Q1 passenger volumes. Sales revenues grew by 9% year-on-year (£253m 2018: £232m 2017) while passenger numbers increased by 4% (2.36m 2018: 2.27m 2017).
Guests can take advantage of £600 in added value on 2019 bookings Rocky Mountaineer, the largest privately owned luxury tourist train in the world, announces the addition of four new destinations to its 2019 vacation packages. Adding to the excitement of a rail journey through Western Canada, guests can explore the new destinations by rental car, helicopter, or on foot to experience more of the Canadian Rockies than ever before.
Historic milestone for international high speed rail Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK with mainland Europe, officially launches its new service direct from London to Rotterdam and Amsterdam yesterday, with the first customers departing from St. Pancras International at 08.31 Wednesday morning.
Inaugural Eurostar journey from the UK to The Netherlands in three hours Eurostar, the high speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, today marks an historic milestone in the expansion of international high speed rail as it embarks on its inaugural journey from the UK direct to The Netherlands.