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DB and SBB to Increase Rail Services between Germany and Switzerland

DB and SBB to Increase Rail Services between Germany and Switzerland

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and SBB are to further expand international passenger services between Germany and Switzerland over the medium term. This will involve the introduction of new direct services from Hamburg to Ticino and from

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Russian Railways Opens Refurbished Lounges at 32 Stations

Russian Railways Opens Refurbished Lounges at 32 Stations

The Russian Railways Holding is implementing a project to improve passenger comfort levels at railway stations. The waiting rooms at 32 station complexes have been upgraded, modernised and made more functional for passengers. Seats of

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Eurostar Launches Connecting Journeys to the French Alps

Eurostar Launches Connecting Journeys to the French Alps

Eurostar today opens sales for connecting journeys from London to the French Alps. Tickets are now available for travel from 13th December until 3rd January 2021. Travel for the remainder of the ski season, between

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Eurostar Launches New Platform for Business Travellers

Eurostar Launches New Platform for Business Travellers

Eurostar is launching an exclusive new booking platform for business travellers. In a first for Eurostar, the new portal has been designed with business travel in mind, offering organisations of any size a seamless start

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SBB and ÖBB to Expand Night Train Services in Europe

SBB and ÖBB to Expand Night Train Services in Europe

SBB and ÖBB are stepping up their long-standing cooperation in international passenger services. The two railway companies are seeking to scale up the existing night train services from six to ten lines. Planning is underway

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Russian Railways: Passenger Numbers Down 19.9%

Russian Railways: Passenger Numbers Down 19.9%

According to the latest figures, the infrastructure of Russian Railways transported 86.8 million passengers in August 2020, 19.9% fewer than in the same month last year. Passenger numbers on suburban commuter services amounted to 77.5

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Eurostar to Launch Amsterdam – London Service

Eurostar to Launch Amsterdam – London Service

Eurostar, the high-speed rail link between the UK and mainland Europe, today confirms that its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from the 26th October. Tickets for the Eurostar

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SWISS to Introduce Rail Services between Geneva’s Cornavin and Zurich Airport

SWISS to Introduce Rail Services between Geneva’s Cornavin and Zurich Airport

SWISS is to add the Geneva Cornavin to Zurich Airport route to the ‘Airtrain’ rail services which it offers in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Railways. The new services should help keep Western Switzerland optimally

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Hitachi and Bombardier to Supply 23 Frecciarossa Trains to Trenitalia

Hitachi and Bombardier to Supply 23 Frecciarossa Trains to Trenitalia

Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation announced today that they have signed a contract with Italy’s primary train operator Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed (VHS) trains for the new Intermodalidad de Levante

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Deutsche Bahn to Expand Its Fleet with 30 New High-Speed Trains

Deutsche Bahn to Expand Its Fleet with 30 New High-Speed Trains

Beginning in2022, DB will expand its mainline fleet with 30 new high-speed trains. Deutsche Bahn has awarded the billion-euro order to Siemens Mobility. DB called for tenders at the end of 2019 when the federal

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Amtrak Introduces Lowest Fares of 2020

Amtrak Introduces Lowest Fares of 2020

Amtrak passengers can now receive extra savings when traveling throughout the Northeast with the lowest fares of the year, which combine 30 percent savings with the ongoing Saver Fares already offered on Acela and Northeast

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The Vietage Launches Luxury Railway Journeys

The Vietage Launches Luxury Railway Journeys

All aboard The Vietage, which departed for its inaugural journey on Wednesday 1st July 2020 and now brings luxury railway journeys through the Vietnamese countryside connecting Da Nang and Quy Nhon cities. The Vietage has

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Saale-Express to Start in July

Saale-Express to Start in July

With the easing of measures in connection with the corona pandemic, the rail nostalgia program in Thuringia will continue the planned program in July 2020 until further notice. The first scheduled train will be the

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Legendary “Vindobona” Express Returns with ICE Comfort

Legendary “Vindobona” Express Returns with ICE Comfort

The railway route closed in 2014 from Berlin to Vienna via Dresden, Prague and Graz started working again thanks to plans to reduce emissions in Europe. This route appeared in 1957, along which comfortable Vindobona

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Eurostar Launches Flexible Fares and Restarts Routes

Eurostar Launches Flexible Fares and Restarts Routes

Eurostar is offering travellers more flexibility on their bookings, with all fares now available to exchange with no fee, up to 14 days before departure. The new flexible fares will start at just £39 each