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Statement by Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn on Safety & Security

There is nothing more important than the safety of our employees. Since the start of the pandemic, our dedicated frontline employees have kept our trains running, providing a vital transportation service to essential workers. We join our labor partners in …

  • Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derails in Chitrakoot, kills three

    Published on : Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Three other injured, including a 24-year-old woman, Rinki Kumari, a resident of Goa, were admitted to the district hospital in Chitrakoot.   The Ministry of Railways announced an ex gratia compensation of ₹5 lakh to the kin of the dead, …

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  • IRCTC fined for sending wrong SMS to Delhi bound passengers

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    In an interesting development the IRCTC has been docked Rs 25,000. Due to one wrong message from IRCTC to the passengers of Mahabodhi Express, the railway ticket booking service provider was sued by one of the passengers for deficiency in …

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  • East Midlands trains launch new business travel service

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    East Midlands Trains has launched a brand new booking system for small and medium sized businesses.   The Business Travel service recently launched permits staff members to book their own travel within the guidelines set by their employer.   It …

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  • Fluor to design Green Line Rail Extension

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    A Fluor-led joint venture (JV) comprising Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Herzog Contracting Group and The Middlesex has been nominated to design the building team for nearly $2bn Green Line Light Rail Extension project in Boston, United States.       The …

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  • Vital Railway Upgrade To Take Place In Nottinghamshire

    Published on : Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    Network Rail will begin work on a project in Newark which will see around 1km of track removed and replaced with new, modern rails.   The project is part of the Railway Upgrade Plan and will include renewing the track …

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  • Passengers Urged To Plan Their Travel As Birmingham Gears Up For Black Friday Crowds

    Published on : Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    As Black Friday looms large and bigger crowds than ever are predicted in Birmingham, passengers are being advised to carefully plan their travel.   Last weekend saw record crowds passing through Birmingham New Street following the opening of the city’s …

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  • Passengers In The South East Set To Benefit From Network Rail’s Bumper Christmas Investment

    Published on : Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    Passengers arriving at City Thameslink station this morning were treated with gingerbread reindeer to remind them not to make their Christmas travel plans on the hoof this year, but to plan ahead as Network Rail prepares for a £160m Christmas …

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  • Better Journeys For Passengers As £4m Embankment Repairs Are Completed On The West Coast Main Line

    Published on : Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    Passenger journeys in and out of Euston will be more reliable following a £4m project to stabilise railway embankments near Watford.   Services on the West Coast main line were severely affected in September 2016 when a train derailed after …

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  • Eurostar warns passengers against carrying WWI memorabilia onboard

    Published on : Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    In a surprising development, Eurostar has warned passengers not to bring “bombs, shells or weapons” back from French battlefields after witnessing a rise in WWI tourists.   In a message, sent to passengers travelling this weekend, Eurostar said: “Please remember …

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  • Eurostar launches flash sale

    Published on : Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, is having a flash sale offering customers tickets from £19 one-way*, available on Eurostar Snap – the digital platform where passengers with flexibility on their travel time can access the best …

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  • East Midlands Trains – helping local business to travel and grow

    Published on : Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    East Midlands Trains, the country’s most punctual long distance train operator has unveiled a new booking system, specially designed for small and medium sized businesses to help them spend less time taking care of admin and more time growing their …

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  • Railways to utilize artificial intelligence to check signal failures

    Published on : Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    Indian Railways has undertaken to remotely condition the monitoring of the system with an aim to minimize the probabilities of its failing signals.   This would be a brand new approach for the national transporter in order to predict failures …

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  • London transport confront delays with Tube, London Underground, train

    Published on : Monday, November 20, 2017

    The transport networks of London have confronted with several delays as the services of Transport for London (TfL) Rail, London Underground and Tube have been disrupted leading to a massive Monday traffic chaos.   Currently there exists no service between …

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  • New panels will enrich railway stations with solar power

    Published on : Monday, November 20, 2017

    Many railway stations under the Pune division would soon be capable of generating solar power.   One of the railway station officials mentioned that the ministry of railways is planning to launch solar panels at various railway stations. The central …

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  • Virgin Trains: Beat Black Friday on the East Coast with Virgin Trains’ half price seat sale

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Black Friday will come early for customers on Virgin Trains’ east coast on Monday November 20, when 300,000 discounted tickets, including 250,000 Standard and 50,000 First Class seats, go up for grabs for travel between January 6 and March 2, …

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  • Crucial Flood Partnership Scheme Finished In North Yorkshire

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Network Rail has completed the installation of a new drainage pipeline under railway line in Malton that will play a crucial part in the area’s emergency flood plan.   The new pipeline allows Yorkshire Water to deploy their emergency pumps during flood …

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  • Network Rail Launches Commercial Asset Sale

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Network Rail has today announced the sale of its commercial property business in England and Wales.   The majority of properties will be sold on a leasehold basis, reflecting that access to these properties will be required for the future …

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  • Blackpool’s Railway Revolution Is Right On Track

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    One week in and Blackpool’s five-month railway revolution is already delivering for local people. Since mobilising on 11 November Network Rail’s Team Orange has: removed the tracks at Blackpool North station demolished old platforms to make way for straighter platforms …

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  • Dunblane Community Can Drop-In To Find Out More About Railway Work

    Published on : Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Network Rail is offering people  the chance to ‘drop-in’ to find out more about work to electrify the railway lines from Stirling to Dunblane Station.   Piling work will be on-going between the Kippenross Tunnel and Dunblane Station throughout January …

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  • Alstom‘s Pendolino connects three countries for SBB

    Published on : Friday, November 17, 2017

    At the beginning of 2017, Alstom delivered the last Pendolino ETR 610 high-speed tilting train ordered by SBB, thus increasing their fleet to 19 Pendolino trains. The vehicles have so far been operated as Euro City trains on the Gotthard …

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