VisitScotland: A steam train special from the Fife Coast to the Scottish Borders returns this summer

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A STEAM train experience that features Scotland’s latest World Heritage Site and newest railway line returns to the timetable again this summer. Passengers on the Scottish Railway Preservation Society’s Railtours steam special will have the opportunity to take in views of the new Queensferry Crossing as they… Read the full press release

VisitScotland and Borders Railway invite visitors to experience Scottish Borders’s unique Common Ridings and festivals

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — VISITSCOTLAND is encouraging visitors, especially young people, to travel to the Scottish Borders by train this summer to experience the region’s unique Common Ridings and festivals. The events celebrate the remarkable history and unique identity of the region, upholding ancient traditions with hundreds of horses and their riders gathering… Read the full press release

Virgin trials its state-of-the-art Azuma train in Sunderland and Lincoln in preparation for its roll out on the east coast from next year

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train made its inaugural visit to Sunderland and Lincoln this week as preparations to transform rail services gather pace. The iconic train, which takes its name from the Japanese word for “east”, will be rolled out on Virgin Trains’ east coast from next year,… Read the full press release

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Metrolinx partner to help connect Canada’s second largest employment zone and reduce highway congestion

Toronto Pearson and the Province making progress in creating an airport transit centre, connecting planes, trains and transit TORONTO, Canada, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Metrolinx have announced that they will be working together to study potential connections for the Kitchener rail corridor to Toronto Pearson’s Regional Transit… Read the full press release

Indian Railways launches Luxury Saloon Coaches for the Public

New Delhi, India, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Indian Railways has launched the facility of booking luxury saloon coaches for the public. Now it’s possible to plan your own luxury train tour of India as you can charter luxury saloon coaches. These air-conditioned coaches are set up like a house with two exclusive bedrooms… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains unveils a specially-branded Great Exhibition of the North train

LONDON, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of English Tourism Week, Virgin Trains has today (23 March) revealed a specially-branded Great Exhibition of the North train to encourage more people to travel north this summer. The branded train will be used across the entire Virgin Trains East Coast route up to Edinburgh from… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains celebrates its role in connecting Glasgow to England by naming its train after Scotland’s famous cultural icon Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Train named to celebrate Virgin Trains’ role in connecting Glasgow to England Naming coincides with 150th anniversary celebrations of famed artist and architect Best selfie taken with Charles Rennie Mackintosh Express will win First Class prizes LONDON, UK, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has named one of its trains after one of Scotland’s… Read the full press release

Train travellers can upgrade instantly to First Class on Virgin Trains’ east coast services with Seatfrog’s exciting new features

Exciting new features from Seatfrog – groups* can bid and upgrade together from one device Third Party Bookings – Virgin Trains East Coast bookings made through third parties** like The Trainline can now be added to Seatfrog Upgrade Now – new ‘buy it now’ feature lets you upgrade to First Class instantly if the price… Read the full press release

Bring an avocado and get the same discount offered by the millennial railcard when buying Virgin Trains ticket

Bring an avocado when buying your Virgin Trains ticket and passengers aged 26 to 30 can get the same discount as offered by the millennial railcard – a third off most fares The #Avocard is valid on all Virgin Trains West Coast journeys from today until midnight on 20th March Offer valid on tickets purchased at… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains announces Spring Seat Sale from March 15th – 19th

Virgin Trains announces Spring Seat Sale from March 15th – 19th LONDON, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains’ Spring Seat Sale is set to put a spring in passengers’ steps up and down the country this March, with tickets starting from just £5. From Thursday 15th March to Monday 19th March, Virgin Trains on the… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains reduces walk-up fares by a third on east coast route

Virgin Trains reduces walk-up fares by a third on east coast route   Cost of buying ticket on the day of travel drops by a third on east coast route Total savings to customers worth up to £11m compared to normal industry walk-up fares Lower prices helping to tempt customers from air and road to… Read the full press release

Bombardier transportation becomes an official member of the Technical Research Institute Railenium (TRI)

Bombardier boosts its contribution to the French rail industry sector with research and development support BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier transportation has become an official member of the Technical Research Institute Railenium (TRI). Created by the French government, Railenium brings together the rail industry’s key industrial players and… Read the full press release

Bombardier delivers final train for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets

Bombardier delivers final train for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets   Fleet of 14 four-car INNOVIA Metro 300 trains ordered in 2012 are already increasing transport and capacity ridership in the Malaysian capital The final train, for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets, was handed over on October 11 Berlin, Canada,… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation opens its new 300,000 square meter rail maintenance depot in Melzo, Italy

New Melzo maintenance depot to strengthen Bombardier’s rail services offering with rapid, 24/7 maintenance capability Growth of Logistics and Rail Business District is a joint investment with Contship Italia BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is celebrating the official opening of its new 300,000 square meter rail maintenance… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s trams and light rail vehicles earn the Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award from ERCI

First homologated obstacle detection assistance system for trams and light rail vehicles recognized with European Rail Cluster Innovation Award 2017 System enhances safety for drivers, passengers, and other mixed traffic participants BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has been proudly awarded the Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award by… Read the full press release

Stagecoach adds Apple Pay and Android Pay to its Bus smartphone app

Additional payment methods delivering more choice and easier travel for customers Millions also already benefitting from contactless bus travel as part of UK roll-out Scotland, UK, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is delivering even more convenient bus travel for passengers across the country with the addition of Apple Pay and Android Pay through the… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand   Driverless INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for new mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok will benefit over 400,000 passengers daily and ease congestion Berlin, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced two contracts for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIAMonorail 300… Read the full press release

Virgin’s Azuma train on a test run to Scotland in preparation for roll out on the east coast route next year

Virgin’s new state-of-the-art train travels north of the border for first time Inaugural run ahead of plans to accelerate London-Edinburgh journeys to 4hrs LONDON, 2017-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has visited Scotland for the first time as part of plans to transform Edinburgh-London rail journeys.The inaugural run north of the… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains offers 50% off family travel on selected East Coast route

Virgin Trains offers 50% off family travel on selected East Coast route   LONDON, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is launching a summer family promotion* on its East Coast route, offering 50% off family travel on selected routes between August 7 and September 10, for journeys booked between July 31 and September… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains supports transformation of Doncaster station entrance with £500,000 investment

LONDON, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is supporting a multi-million pound transformation of the entrance and approach to Doncaster station. Doncaster Council is planning to pedestrianise the forecourt outside the station, with an attractive, partially grassed area. The transformation of this key gateway to the town is part of the council’s plans… Read the full press release

Explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival

The free family event features a rare collection of restored vintage train engines. LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Next Saturday, July 15, explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival with vintage train engines, Kids Zone, model trains, food trucks and live entertainment. Among the attractions are train engines… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces 25% Corporate Partner Program discount in anticipation of its 25th anniversary

New discount will provide savings to thousands of rider LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — In anticipation of Metrolink’s 25th anniversary in October, the passenger rail agency is now offering a first time ever 25 percent discount to new Corporate Partner Program participants. Metrolink’s Corporate Partner Program (CPP) is a commuter benefit program that allows… Read the full press release

Metrolink to operate on Sunday schedule on Independence Day

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — On Tuesday, Fourth of July, Metrolink will offer more holiday service than previous years. Metrolink is adding service regularly available on Sundays so riders can leave their cars at home, take a relaxing ride and explore the many destinations and events in Southern California without traffic. The holiday… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains’ £2m investment to enhance the customer experience at Preston station now complete

  New station entrance, free high-speed wifi, additional retail spaces and bike hub form part of station refurbishment as passenger numbers hit new high LONDON, 2017-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A new entrance at Preston station is now open, marking the completion of Virgin Trains’ £2m investment designed to enhance the experience for ever-growing customer… Read the full press release

Jeremy Jacobs, Bruins Owner and Chairman of Delaware North to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Jeremy Jacobs, Bruins Owner and Chairman of Delaware North to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017   BOSTON, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hockey Hall of Fame announced today, June 26, that it will induct Bruins Owner and Chairman of Delaware North Jeremy Jacobs into the Hockey Hall of Fame… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains’ £2m investment to enhance customer experience at Preston station now complete

New station entrance, free high-speed wifi, additional retail spaces and bike hub form part of station refurbishment as passenger numbers hit new high  London, UK, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A new entrance at Preston station is now open, marking the completion of Virgin Trains’ £2m investment designed to enhance the experience for ever-growing… Read the full press release

French National Railway Corporation orders 83 Regio 2N train sets from Bombardier Transportation

Île-de-France passengers to have a fleet of 125 new Regio 2N on lines R, N & D Extra-wide, articulated suburban trains which combine seating capacity, accessibility, and comfort Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has received an order for 83 Regio 2N train sets from the French National… Read the full press release

New accelerator programme Platform-X seeks innovators to help revolutionise train travel

London, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Sir Richard Branson is looking for the very best disruptive innovators to help transform the future of the railway with a new business accelerator programme – Platform-X. A joint venture between Virgin Trains on the East Coast and Virgin StartUp, Platform-X is designed to find the next generation… Read the full press release

Metrolink will offer more service than in previous years on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29

Metrolink will provide service regularly available on Sundays LOS ANGELES, 2017-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, Metrolink will offer more service than in previous years so Southern Californians can leave their cars at home and take a relaxing train ride. Metrolink will offer train schedules regularly available on Sundays. The… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s ON:TRACK initiative to develop new paths into groundbreaking mobility and connectivity solutions

Bombardier’s ON:TRACK initiative to develop new paths into groundbreaking mobility and connectivity solutions   Bombardier’s ON:TRACK initiative driving the transportation industry towards its digital future Next startup accelerator programme for Industry 4.0 solutions starts in September Visit www.ontrack.bombardier.com for more info Berlin, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today (May… Read the full press release