To celebrate the recent 28th anniversary of the Channel Tunnel, Global Railway Review’s Elliot Robinson looks at the tunnel infrastructure in more detail, the inner workings of the services, and highlights 15 of the tunnels’ most interesting facts.
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Polling commissioned by HS1 Ltd has revealed that people are likely to travel to Europe by train over plane for business, showing that demand for environmentally-friendly travel is on the rise.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and its members are actively participating in EU-wide humanitarian efforts to support refugees fleeing Ukraine.
The ‘Rail to the COP’ initiative will transport 500 travellers from Amsterdam to Glasgow, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of rail transport and climate targets.
The 'Rail to the COP' initiative will work to draw attention to the important role that rail can play in achieving global Climate Change Goals.
By confirming the refinancing agreement, Eurostar will be able to continue to operate the vital link between the UK and parts of Europe and meet its financial obligations in the short- to mid-term
Laurent Bellan, Chief Information Officer at Eurostar, details the work being done to improve Wi-Fi connectivity for on-board passengers across its fleet, and the challenge of ensuring a stable and consistent connection for the entire journey for all Eurostar travellers, irrespective of their differing internet needs.
An open letter written to the UK's Chancellor and Secretary of State by London’s business leaders, has urged the government to step in and offer financial assistance to Eurostar.
Reliable connectivity has become an ‘expected norm’ in our everyday lives, including when stepping onto a train. With passengers expecting to be able to work, access up-to-date information and be entertained while they travel, this In-Depth Focus showcases the on-board connectivity strategies of three different train operating companies and how…
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
By utilising wind and solar power, HS1 aims to operate solely on renewable energy and has pledged to be fully carbon neutral within a decade.
Eurostar, the high-speed rail link between the UK and mainland Europe, has announced that its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from the 26 October 2020.
All train operators in Britain and Network Rail are now signed up to the Sunflower scheme, designed to enable people with non-visible disabilities to discreetly let others know that they might require a little more time, support or assistance when travelling.
A facial biometric corridor will be introduced at St. Pancras International that will enable a digital and contactless journey for Eurostar passengers.