Metrolink inaugurates service at the newly modernized Van Nuys Train Station

Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink joined with the Van Nuys community to inaugurate service at the newly rebuilt Van Nuys Train Station following a two-year construction period. The $32 million project moved and rebuilt the train platform to the center of the double-tracked station to improve operational efficiency, maintain on-time… Read the full press release

Qatar Airway announces codeshare agreement with Deutsche Bahn (German railways)

New codeshare partnership provides seamless connection to/from eight destinations in Germany for Qatar Airways passengers within Deutsche Bahn’s railway network DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn (German railways), offering Qatar Airways travellers seamless connection to and from eight key destinations in… Read the full press release

Why you should come to Kiev in 2020. Top 5 New things in the city

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Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

Metrolink offers sponsored Lyft ride to riders traveling to Ontario International Airport

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink riders traveling to Ontario International Airport (ONT) now have a new mobility option with sponsored Lyft rides from four Metrolink stations and Omnitrans transit centers thanks to a partnership with the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). Alan Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority… Read the full press release

Metrolink’s Holiday Express Train to run on three Sundays in December

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The laughter of children and a hearty “Ho, ho, ho,” will be heard aboard trains as Metrolink offers the Holiday Express Train for a family-friendly seasonal-themed experience on three Sundays in December. Metrolink’s Holiday Express Train is an interactive special train experience featuring carolers, holiday characters and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways signs naming and branding rights of HIA Metro Station as Hamad International Airport Station – Qatar Airways

Agreement signed during second day of Cityscape Qatar, one day after the unveiling of Hamad International Airport’s second expansion phase DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a naming and branding rights agreement with Qatar Rail to name Hamad International Airport (HIA) Metro Station as Hamad… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways and JR Kyushu to help domestic and international travelers experience the vibrant Kyushu region

JR Kyushu and ANA will collaborate to promote tourism in Kyushu. •Campaign includes special train tickets and multilingual website designed to make Kyushu more accessible to travelers. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is working with Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) to help… Read the full press release

Travelzoo and Deutsche Bahn partner to promote sustainable travel with exclusive deals to consumers in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Germany’s national railway company, Deutsche Bahn, and Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO) have joined forces to promote sustainable travel by offering during six months six time-limited, exclusive deals to consumers in Germany. This campaign is Travelzoo’s biggest initiative this year to promote sustainable travel in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn. Travelzoo, a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces three chief-level appointments to its leadership team

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 6, 2019), Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins announced three chief-level appointments to the agency’s leadership team. These three positions will be critical as the team delivers on Wiggins’ customer-focused vision to create a modern commuter rail system that is safe and integrated with other… Read the full press release

Metrolink appoints Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 16, 2019), Metrolink announced the selection of Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer to lead the commuter railroad’s planning, government affairs, community relations, procurement and railroad services. McIntyre joins Metrolink after three years at the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in… Read the full press release

Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Earth Day, April 22

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( April 12, 2019), Metrolink urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is an international… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains’ Crewe, Stockport and Warrington Bank Quay railway stations recognised at the 16th Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains scooped three awards at the 16th Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards Evening with Crewe, Stockport and Warrington Bank Quay railway stations all receiving accolades. Crewe Station was highly commended for the ‘World Wall 1 Centenary Award’ for a commemoration of the Jellicoe Express trains that… Read the full press release

Stagecoach extends East Midlands Trains services

Contract to run to at least August 2019 More investment in technology, stations and infrastructure to benefit customers East Midlands Trains most punctual inter-city rail operator for past decade Over £200m in payments from Stagecoach to taxpayer over last 11 years Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is to continue its successful track record of running East… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains partners with Vegan Society to provide more plant-based food

New partnership launched with Vegan Society Hummus & pomegranate wrap first VS-approved product of 2019 Follows high demand for more vegan options after success of “Veganuary” LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has launched a new wrap approved by the Vegan Society after forming a partnership with the charity to provide… Read the full press release

Stagecoach trials world’s first retrospective pricing app to give better value to rail commuters

Hindsight aims to stop people wasting money on train tickets they don’t need Free app developed by British tech start up Global Travel Ventures Limited Technology automatically swaps commuters to available lower-priced tickets, after they’ve travelled Passengers effortlessly get the lowest-priced set of tickets across the week – even if their plans change Perth, Scotland, 2018-Dec-05… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit awarded with the Berlin Brandenburg innovation award

Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise: Jury applauds Bombardier’s new battery-powered train as a pioneering contribution to clean rail mobility Berlin, Germany, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ —The BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit was awarded the renowned Berlin Brandenburg innovation award on November 30, 2018. The train operates emission-free, thereby making a significant contribution towards environmentally-friendly mobility. It… Read the full press release

VisitBritain welcomes new Eurostar and Virgin Trains partnership to drive growth to more destinations across the UK for international MICE market

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain today (27 November 2018) welcomes a new Eurostar and Virgin Trains partnership to offer a united travel service for the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market, to drive growth in international business events to the UK. The partnership, officially launched today at IBTM World in… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains: more shoppers are taking advantage of reduced day return fares from England to enjoy Glasgow’s Christmas attractions

Thousands of visitors taking advantage of Virgin Trains’ reduced fares from England Visitor numbers to Glasgow surge over festive period The best shopping experience in the UK outside of London is just a short train ride away LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — THOUSANDS more shoppers are crossing the border with Virgin Trains… Read the full press release

Bombardier welcomes Elliot G. (Lee) Sander as new President of Bombardier Transportation’s Americas Region

In the course of the company’s transformation process, the Bombardier Transportation Leadership Team is making a leadership change for the Americas Region Berlin, Germany, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today (October 29, 2018) the appointment of Elliot G. (Lee) Sander as new President of Bombardier Transportation’s Americas Region, effective November… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces mobility partnership with Brightline

Company to make Avis and Zipcar vehicles available at train stations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach to enable last-mile connectivity PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (October 4, 2018) announced a mobility partnership with Brightline, the nation’s only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to launch a new corporate identity and product design at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin September 18-22

Mobility technology leader reinvents itself with an all-new product design and corporate identity, underlined by the slogan: Together we move Bombardier’s fully interactive stand shows how its mobility solutions stimulate the economic potential of cities across the globe Berlin, Germany, 2018-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation will take the center… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Express Rail departure stations throughout Germany to increase from eight to 20 in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn

In cooperation with Deutsche Bahn, 20 destinations will be available throughout Germany Customers travel seamlessly by train to flight Offer includes seat reservation, Miles&More miles and guaranteed connection COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa customers in even more German cities will soon be able to book a seamless journey to their flight… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in search for a new Director of Rail Transit and General Manager of PATH

New York, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority announced today (Aug 03, 2018) it is embarking on a nationwide executive search for a new Director of Rail Transit and General Manager of PATH to succeed Michael Marino, who is scheduled to retire in January 2019 after a distinguished 45-year career in the railroad… Read the full press release

Emirates announces new codeshare agreement with Italy’s national railway company Trenitalia

27 train stations in Italy now part of Emirates’ global network More convenience and connectivity for passengers travelling to and from Italy One single ticket combining rail and flight DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, today (1 AUGUST 2018) announced a new codeshare agreement which will… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains releases the first episode in the brand new ‘West Coast Weekender’ series with comedian and TV personality, Joel Dommett

Videos aimed at inspiring people to get more from their weekends away on the West Coast this summer Getaways made easier with removal of Friday peak restrictions London, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has today (Jul 25, 2018) released the first episode in the brand new ‘West Coast Weekender’ series. Hosted by top comedian… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains removes afternoon peak restrictions out of London Euston

Friday afternoon peak out of London abolished for summer of spontaneity New study finds that 4pm on a Friday is the moment the nation takes to social media to talk about their weekends 93% of all conversations about the weekend on social media embrace and encourage spontaneity LONDON, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin… Read the full press release

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