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

All candidates in the Management Proxy Circular dated March 14, 2017 elected as directors of Bombardier Inc

Montréal, 2017-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today (May 11, 2017) that all candidates in the Management Proxy Circular dated March 14, 2017 were elected as directors of Bombardier Inc. during its annual meeting of shareholders, which was held in Dorval, Québec earlier today. The detailed results of the ballot for the election… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to exhibit at this year’s Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal

Bombardier Transportation to exhibit at this year’s Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal   Bombardier showcases its strategy and vision for leading the transition into the next generation of sustainable urban transport Digitalization and virtual reality to take center stage at global transport exhibition Berlin, 2017-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier… Read the full press release

33 additional BOMBARDIER TWINDEXX Vario double-deck coaches ordered by Israel Railways

33 additional BOMBARDIER TWINDEXX Vario double-deck coaches ordered by Israel Railways   Fifth order will increase Israel Railways’ fleet of Bombardier-built double-deck coaches to 462 Greater comfort, increased capacity and more frequent service for Israel’s public rail transport Berlin, 2017-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today (May 10, 2017)… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation presents new product platform for the locomotive sector at Transport Logistic in Munich

Bombardier Transportation presents new product platform for the locomotive sector at Transport Logistic in Munich   Innovative TRAXX locomotive platform to add efficiency and flexibility to operators across Europe Entire locomotive platform now available with diesel support engine Berlin, 2017-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation presented its new product platform… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s Joint Venture in China to provide 10-year overhaul service for 498 metro cars operating on Shanghai Metro

Bombardier’s Joint Venture in China to provide 10-year overhaul service for 498 metro cars operating on Shanghai Metro   Bombardier’s joint venture to perform 10-year overhaul work for 498 metro cars operating on the world’s longest metro network BOMBARDIER ORBITA and Maximo systems to reduce maintenance time and improve fleet reliability and safety Berlin, 2017-May-16… Read the full press release

Passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains

All Metrolink trains now have a specially designed surfboard storage area Southern California, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The surf is up, as passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains. Beginning this past weekend, Metrolink train now include surfboard storage netting on all its Bike/Surfboard Cars. Officials anticipate the modified cars will be… Read the full press release

Perth’s City of Culture Bid Submitted in Style With Virgin Trains

Virgin service carries city delegation to London to submit bid London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth’s bid for 2021 City of Culture status was seen off in style today (Apr 27, 2017 ) by Virgin Trains. A delegation representing Scotland’s newest city boarded Virgin’s Highland Chieftain service this morning at Perth Station to take… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains Helps Open New Alehouse to Attract Doncaster Customers

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has helped open an alehouse at Doncaster station which has seen a disused Victorian buffet room transformed into a stunning new customer attraction. Russ Thompson’s passion for the history and heritage of his home town has combined with his love of real ale and an opportunity… Read the full press release

Cycling Fans Can Watch Tour De Yorkshire With Virgin Trains’ Extra Service

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains will run an additional train from London to take cycling fans to Harrogate on Saturday (29 April) to see the Tour de Yorkshire. The prestigious annual cycle race will hold its second stage from Tadcaster to Harrogate on Saturday afternoon, with the one-day Asda Women’s Tour… Read the full press release

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