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Russian Railways

Russian Railways Passenger Numbers Up in June 2021

Russian Railway transported 96.3 million passengers in June 2021, 60% more than during the same month of the previous year.
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Japan Railways Launch 36+3 Sightseeing Train

New 36+3 Sightseeing Train Launches in Japan

Kyushu Railway Co. (JR Kyushu) unveiled a brand new “36+3” luxury sightseeing train that takes passengers across all seven prefectures in the Kyushu region of Japan.
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SBB double decker train

SBB Orders 60 Double-Deck Trains

SBB is ordering a further 60 InterRegio double-deck trains from Stadler for approximately CHF 1.3 billion.
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ÖBB Freight trains

EC Fines 3 EU Railway Companies €48 Million

The European Commission has fined three European railway companies a total of €48 million for breaching EU antitrust rules.
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Coronavirus Pandemic Hit SBB Very Hard

After a good start to 2020, the coronavirus pandemic hit SBB very hard. SBB revealed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what has changed today.
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SBB welcomes travellers with bikes

SBB Expects Demand for Travel with Bikes

There has been a sharp increase in demand for travelling with bikes and holidays in Switzerland due to the coronavirus crisis.
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Train services during pandemic

European Railways Lost € 26 Billion in 2020

Despite heavy losses in revenue, railways continue to do their utmost to keep essential freight and passenger services running, while protecting their customers and staff ...
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Eurostar Near Collapse, Needs Help from France – UK

Eurostar, the high-speed rail link between the UK and mainland Europe, could collapse in the next few months due to the drop in passenger numbers ...
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European Year of Rail 2021

2021 is the European Year of Rail

Friday, 1 January 2021, marked the beginning of the European Year of Rail. The European Year of Rail is an initiative of the European Commission.
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Las Vegas Monorail

LVCVA Acquires Assets of the Las Vegas Monorail Company

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) closed on its transaction to acquire the assets of the Las Vegas Monorail Company, preserving an important transportation ...
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Thailand to Launch Largest Railway Station in Southeast Asia

Thailand plans to launch the Bang Sue Grand Station, its mega infrastructure project in 2021 that will not only help ease Bangkok’s traffic congestion but also support the country’s role ...
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Family rail travel

Global Domestic Tourism to Boom Rail Travel Post COVID-19

Going into 2021 and still with no global vaccine available, many travelers are likely to holiday closer to home rather than risk venturing to international ...
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New Rail Services Between Germany and Switzerland

Deutsche Bahn and SBB Expand Rail Services Between Germany and Switzerland

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and SBB are to further expand international passenger services between Germany and Switzerland over the medium term.
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Amtrak promotion

Amtrak Offers Buy One Get One Free

Amtrak customers can now take advantage of its Buy One Get One Free sale on all Acela and Northeast Regional (NER) trains throughout the Northeast ...
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Amtrak discounted fares

Amtrak Launches New Discounted Multi-Ride Fares

Amtrak multi-ride travelers can now save up to 40 percent on the cost of their monthly tickets and 50 percent for 10-ride tickets on all Northeast ...
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SBB Nightjet Network expands

SBB and ÖBB to Expand Night Train Services in Europe

SBB and ÖBB are seeking to scale up the existing night train services in Europe from six to ten lines.
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Amtrak Covid-19 safety protocols

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Enhanced Protocols to Maintain A Safe Environment

The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® travels along a 351-mile route through San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties, announced enhanced protocols to maintain ...
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New Airtrain service launched to Zurich Airport

New Airtrain Between Geneva’s Cornavin and Zurich Airport

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) started a new ‘Airtrain’ rail service between Geneva’s Cornavin central station and Zurich Airport.
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The Vietage luxury train

The Vietage Introduces Idyllic Luxury Train Journeys

On track for departure on Wednesday 1st July 2020, The Vietage will take guests on a journey through the Vietnamese countryside linking Da Nang and ...
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European Commission Approves Project to Improve Railway Connections in Sicily

The European Commission has approved an investment of almost €177 million from the European Regional Development Fund to double a section of railway line between ...
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