Bombardier Transportation delivers SITEUR’s first TEG-15 train in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico

TEG-15 train arrives for commissioning on Guadalajara’s Line 1 New and improved light rail vehicles being manufactured in Mexico on time BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today the arrival of the first TEG-15 model light rail vehicle (LRV) in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. The vehicle… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation and HARTASUMA to deliver additional 27 INNOVIA Metro 300 trains for Kelana Jaya LRT Line in Malaysia

Driverless INNOVIA vehicles set to increase urban connectivity for an estimated 10 million residents across Malaysia’s Klang Valley by 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and its local partner HARTASUMA SDN BHD announced today that they will deliver an additional 27 BOMBARDIERINNOVIA Metro 300 trains for… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains’ charity rail tour raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children

Virgin Trains’ charity rail tour raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children   London, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — An “epic” charity rail tour organised by Virgin Trains and partners to celebrate 40 years since the launch of the High Speed Train (HST) has raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children. More than 500… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport signed contract for the delivery of 70 FLEXITY trams

Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport signed contract for the delivery of 70 FLEXITY trams   Contract includes an option for 70 additional vehicles Modern FLEXITY trams feature 20% more passenger capacity than vehicles currently in use in Zurich BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to provide onboard train control and safety technology for new PESA vehicles in Poland

Bombardier’s globally-recognised onboard train control technology to increase safety and efficiency of passenger railway transport in Poland BERLIN, Germany 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation has announced a five-year framework agreement with Polish rail vehicle supplier PESA Bydgoszcz SA regarding onboard train control and safety technology. Scope of the partnership is to provide the… Read the full press release

Three-week Service Interruption at the San Bernardino and Rialto Metrolink Stations

Train service will be affected between March 27 and April 16.    Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning Monday, March 27, Metrolink trains will not serve the San Bernardino and Rialto stations until Monday, April 17. Buses will be available to and from San Bernardino and Rialto for passengers connecting to regularly scheduled… Read the full press release

Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. to supply 144 new generation high speed train cars for China Railway Corp.

New trains to boost local economy and help expand high speed network in Western China’s new ‘Diamond Economic Circle’ Latest generation of eco-friendly CRH1A-A trains reduces lifecycle costs and sets new standards for sustainable transportation and passenger comfort BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that its… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains becomes the new sponsor of Doncaster Rovers’ training kit

London, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is giving Doncaster Rovers fans the chance to win a match day to remember as it kicks off its partnership with the football club. Virgin Trains has become the new sponsor of Rovers’ training kit which is worn by the players on match days. And to… Read the full press release

Network Rail and South West Trains provide virtual glimpse of the new London Waterloo station

Network Rail and South West Trains provide virtual glimpse of the new London Waterloo station   PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Network Rail and South West Trains are giving passengers an early glimpse of how the multi-million pound re-development of the former International Terminal at Waterloo will eventually look, by using virtual reality… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains to increase Gosforth centre workforce by 50%

Gosforth centre to increase workforce by 50% Virgin to visit up to 100 North East businesses from 6-10 February LONDON, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is to expand its customer call centre in Newcastle by 50%, just four months after it opened. Up to 45 additional jobs will be based at its… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation announces LNVG fleet successfully completed 100-million kilometres of service since 2003

Bombardier’s vehicles form the backbone of regional public transport in Lower Saxony, Germany   Bombardier’s vehicles form the backbone of regional public transport  in Lower Saxony, Germany Since start of operation in 2003, the fleet has moved approximately 340 million passengers with an availability rate of over 99 percent BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation receives order for 71 new trains for the RER lines D and E of the Île-de-France network

Alstom-Bombardier consortium will design and supply a new generation of double deck train  BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation confirms that it has received an official notice from SNCF to supply, in consortium with Alstom, 71 new trains for the RER lines D and E of the Île-de-France (greater Paris) network. This… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains announces New Year half price seat sale

400,000 half price tickets up for grabs for east coast journeys Half price tickets on sale between January 9 and January 13 Tickets for travel between January 30 and March 31* LONDON, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Missing the Christmas break already? Plan your next staycation and take advantage of discounted tickets in Virgin… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at Los Angeles Union Station on Dec. 17

Public invited to share holiday cheer at free event on Dec. 17 supporting Toys for Tots, featuring historic steam locomotive, rail car display and visit from Santa. LOS ANGELES, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa will trade in his sleigh and eight tiny reindeer for vintage rail cars and an 874,346-pound steam locomotive decked… Read the full press release

IBAC awards Jet Aviation with IS-BAH™ registrations for 11 facilities in EMEA and Asia

Dubai, UAE, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) today awarded to Jet Aviation registrations to the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) for 11 facilities. Jet Aviation gained certification after implementing the IS-BAH™ at its business aviation ground handling activities in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. They… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation joint venture in China won its first contract from Changzhou Metro Co. Ltd.

Advanced rail control solution to enable safe, reliable and fast operation on first metro line in Changzhou, China Joint venture is enhancing local expertise for metro signalling industry BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation announced today (December 6, 2016) that its Bombardier and New United Group (NUG) Signaling Solutions Co. Ltd…. Read the full press release

French National Railway Company orders 52 additional Bombardier Francilien Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) commuter trains for EUR348m

Bombardier Francilien trains are the best performing fleet in Île-de-France Montreal, Canada, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today (December 5, 2016) announced that French National Railway Company, Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF), has placed an order for 52 additional Francilien Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) commuter trains…. Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Over 1 million passengers travelled on Borders Railway in its first year

VisitScotland: Over 1 million passengers travelled on Borders Railway in its first year   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A commemorative stone sculpture has been unveiled at Tweedbank Station to mark the day Her Majesty The Queen opened the Borders Railway and became Britain’s longest serving monarch. The Lord Lieutenant of Roxburgh,… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation awarded a contract for operations and maintenance of AMT rail fleet in Montréal

Contract strengthens Bombardier’s position as industry-leading rail services provider   New agreement continues long-term partnership with Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) Increases scope of work to operate AMT’s fleet on all of its commuter rail lines Latest contract strengthens Bombardier’s position as industry-leading rail services provider Montreal, Canada, 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation receives an order for 40 OMNEO Premium double deck trains from SNCF for Normandy, France

Normandy is the first Region to choose the new version of BOMBARDIER OMNEO trains for its intercity services   Normandy is the first Region to choose the new version of BOMBARDIER OMNEO trains for its intercity services 200 km/h Premium version focuses on increasing passenger comfort with WiFi, redesigned wider seats and power outlets The… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains launches three-day online First Class Seat Sale From 29 November to 1 December

LONDON, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is launching a three-day online First Class Seat Sale to help customers treat themselves this Christmas for less. From Tuesday 29 November to Thursday 1December, prices will be slashed on First Class seats on the Virgin Trains West Coast Mainline. Customers wanting a First Class experience… Read the full press release

Eurostar announces its lowest ever fare of £19 one-way available on Eurostar Snap

LONDON, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has today announced its lowest ever fare of £19 one-way*, available on Eurostar Snap – the innovative digital platform where passengers with flexibility on their travel time can access the best available Eurostar fares. Travellers are in for… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains to hold quarterly prison recruitment events to help reduce reoffending

  Virgin Trains doubled expected number for recruiting former offenders Prison recruitment fairs to run quarterly across west coast route Virgin urges other employers to consider recruiting offenders LONDON, 2016-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is making prison recruitment fairs a regular part of its talent-hunting process. The London to Scotland operator is… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains the first operator to give customers the option to add train tickets to their Apple Wallet

LONDON, 2016-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains,in partnership with Trainline, has announced that it will be the first operator to give customers the option to add train tickets straight to their Apple Wallet on its west coast route. From today iPhone users purchasing tickets for Virgin Trains west coast services through the Virgin… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains and Professor Geoff Beattie research: taking the train from Birmingham to London is 42 percent more relaxing than driving

Traffic jams leave 32 percent of motorists with a headache Over 1 in 10 dream of playing ‘traffic jam Tinder’, with nearly two-thirds of those stuck in a traffic jam wishing they had taken the train Former Big Brother psychologist Geoff Beattie reports the psychological impact of a traffic jam in the morning can negatively… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation implements its first project for rail control in Ecuador on Quito Metro Line 1

First rail control project in Ecuador for Quito’s new metro line to alleviate congestion Brazil, Chile and Peru are also part of Bombardier’s growing signalling footprint BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has started the implementation of its first project for rail control in Ecuador on Quito Metro Line… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation starts work on its first rail control project in Serbia

First project underway follows recent signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Russian Railways International and Bombardier Transportation  Signalling upgrade on the Serbian section of the Belgrade-Bar Line is an important step towards modernising the 40-year old passenger line BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has started work on its… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health

LONDON, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health. The new ‘Be Mindful’ channel showcases the UK’s first real-time video of a train journey, taking a… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivers two Q400 turboprops to Air Tanzania

Toronto, 2016-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (September 27, 2016) the delivery of the Tanzanian Government Flight Agency’s two Q400 turboprops. The aircraft, which were newly delivered with a 76-seat, dual-lavatory configuration, will be operated by Air Tanzania, the national airline of the United Republic of Tanzania. The delivery of… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to provide fleet maintenance services for Southern California Regional Rail Authority

New agreement continues long-term partnership with Southern California Regional Rail Authority Latest contract strengthens Bombardier’s leadership position as rail services provider BERLIN, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a new contract with the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) of Los Angeles, California to… Read the full press release