For the latest instalment in Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Heathrow Express Fleet Engineering Manager, Aoife Considine, discusses her passion for rail safety and how trends in digitalisation keeps her excited about rail’s future.
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Half of all pay-as-you-go journeys across London are regularly made using a contactless card or mobile device. Now the 17,000 passengers that use the Heathrow Express each day will have the same option for a quick and easy payment method.
The Heathrow Express service received the best-in-UK rating for overall satisfaction, punctuality/reliability and speed.
This installation of ETCS will be the first time that digital signalling has been installed on an existing fleet of electric passenger trains.
To mark its 20th anniversary of sustainable service, Heathrow Express has launched a poster campaign created using some of the tonnes of rubbish left on its trains every year.
The electric train service to and from the UK’s largest airport scores highly in customer ratings of satisfaction, punctuality, speed and internet connection…
An undercover investigation run by Which? found train company staff are failing to correctly advise passengers that have been delayed and are owed compensation…
Heathrow Express is the UK’s joint top performer in the latest National Rail Passenger Survey, achieving its best ever ‘overall satisfaction’ score of 97%.
4 August 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Network Rail has awarded ADComms, the telecommunication solutions provider, the contract to install GSM-R coverage across Heathrow Airport’s rail tunnel infrastructure.
30 April 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Heathrow Express has announced it is to install platform gap-fillers at stations to reduce the risk of passenger accidents.
21 April 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
New smart screens have been installed at Heathrow Terminal 2 providing passengers with live price and journey time comparisons between taxis and the Heathrow Express train service to central London.