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Colombo LRT line MoU signed by KCI Metro and GBK Consortium

KCI Metro Link Korea and the GBK Consortium, Korea recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake a feasibility study for a proposed LRT line from Negombo to Colombo via Bandaranaike International Airport as well as a mixed development …

  • Eurostar secures financial support package

    Published on : Wednesday, May 19, 2021

    Eurostar today announces that it has reached a refinancing agreement with its shareholders and banks. The refinancing package of £250m1 mainly consists of additional equity and loans from a syndicate of banks2 guaranteed by the shareholders: SNCF, the French state …

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  • Las Vegas Monorail to Reopen May 27, 2021

    Published on : Friday, May 14, 2021

    As leisure and convention business returns to the destination and occupancy limits increase, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) announced the Las Vegas Monorail will resume operations at 7 a.m. on Thursday, May 27, in time for Memorial …

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  • Shimla-Kalka heritage rail track witnesses 70% decline in tourist footfall

    Published on : Monday, April 19, 2021

    Before the revival in COVID cases, trains on the track were running at full swing, particularly the special vista dome coaches, launched in 2019 and are a major tourist attraction. With the second wave of this pandemic, passenger traffic on …

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  • Rocky Mountaineer delays return in Canada until July

    Published on : Monday, April 19, 2021

    Rocky Mountaineer has decided to delay the start of its Canadian travel season until July 5. The luxury train operator had previously hoped to begin offering services in June but had to change plans due to rising coronavirus cases and COVID-19 related …

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  • Meyersdale railway station museum going to welcome visitors in April

    Published on : Monday, April 5, 2021

     The Western Maryland Railway Visitors’ Center and Museum in Meyersdale is set to reopen to visitors on Monday, April 12. The Somerset County Visitors’ Center remained closed until July 2 last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally operating on …

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  • Amtrak Highlights Superior Amenities at an Affordable Price Onboard Acela Trains

    Published on : Saturday, April 3, 2021

    Taking the Acela for travel on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) is now more convenient than ever and travelers can enjoy low fares now available between many cities from Washington, D.C. to Boston. To provide more schedule flexibility, Amtrak is also …

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  • The ‘Golden Chariot’ luxury train restarted its operations on Sunday

    Published on : Monday, March 15, 2021

    The ‘Golden Chariot’ luxury train restarted its functioning on Sunday. This luxury train provides travelers an opportunity to witness the historical, architectural and scenic beauty of south India and enjoying the comfort of the high-tech amenities and international service standards …

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  • Rocky Mountaineer delays return until June 1

    Published on : Friday, March 12, 2021

    Rocky Mountaineer has decided to extend the inaugural season of its new route in the United States, Rockies to the Red Rocks, by four weeks, and delay the start of its Canadian travel season until June 1. The luxury train …

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  • SWR customers invited to “Meet the Manager” at virtual event

    Published on : Thursday, March 11, 2021

    Railway customers are being given the opportunity to quiz senior South Western Railway (SWR) managers at a virtual “Meet the Manager” event on Tuesday 13 April. Key figures from across SWR will be on hand to answer any questions, including …

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  • China is going to operate bullet trains to Tibet

    Published on : Monday, March 8, 2021

    A senior official has said that China will operate bullet trains to Tibet, close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh before July this year, marking the opening of high-speed train services to all Chinese mainland provincial-level regions. A 435-km …

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