Over 1.6 million passengers have travelled with Eurostar between London and the Netherlands since April 2018; the equivalent of over 10,000 plane loads.
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Eurostar Group has unveiled new branding which will support them in their ambition to carry 30 million passengers by 2030.
Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, explores what made the headlines in the rail industry during week 28 Nov - 02 Dec 2022.
Eurostar and SNCF trains will be upgraded with Hitachi Rail digital cab signalling technology to enable passengers to more easily travel by train across European borders.
Since the announcement of Queen Elizabeth II’s death on 8 September 2022, the UK rail industry has taken to social media to extend its condolences for the Royal Family.
Eurostar have reported the recovery of business travel in H1 as almost 80 per cent business travellers expect to travel more or the same than in 2019.
CER have continued to work closely with its members to meet transport needs in Ukraine since the outbreak of the war.
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.
“铁路警察的倡议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
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.
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.