Eurostar unveils new cocktail menu for Premier passengers
Eurostar will be treating Business Premier passengers to a new range of winter cocktails to enjoy whilst relaxing in the Paris lounge. Designed by the London Cocktail Club, the bespoke cocktails encapsulate Eurostar’s heritage, reminiscent of both British and French cultures.
Explosion on London Underground train at Parsons Green
The Metropolitan Police are investigating a suspected terrorist attack at Parsons Green underground station. Images on social media show a white smouldering container which is believed to have exploded near the rear of the train, causing panic.
Eurostar partners with MagicBreaks for Disney trips
Eurostar has partnered with MagicBreaks, the specialist booking provider and largest online re-packager for holidays to Disneyland Paris. MagicBreaks will be Eurostar’s exclusive partner for selling Disney products.
Transport for London launches new app to travellers
Oyster card users can now check their pay as you go balance and top up their card with just a few quick taps of their smartphone after Transport for London launched its new app.
Trainline launches new Price Predictor for UK advanced tickets
Trainline has launched the UK’s first ever train ticket price predictor. Available in the Trainline app from today, Price Prediction allows train travellers to look into the future and see when advance ticket prices are set to increase over time.
Eurotunnel sets new passenger records for summer 2017
Summer 2017 has seen Eurotunnel set new traffic records for Le Shuttle Passenger service. With almost 564,000 vehicles carried over the period from July 17th-September 3rd, traffic grew by two per cent compared to the same period in 2016, which was itself a record year.
Caledonian Sleeper unveils new rolling stock designs ahead of 2018 launch
Caledonian Sleeper has offered a glimpse of its brand new £150 million fleet of trains ahead of their introduction next year. A dedicated website has been launched where details of the trains will continue to be revealed ahead of their phased introduction to service from spring 2018.
Eurostar prepares for bumper bank holiday weekend
Eurostar is set for a busy August bank holiday weekend as over 142,000 passengers are expected to travel with the high-speed rail operator – an eight per cent rise in passenger numbers compared to the equivalent period in 2016.
Office Twelve design new Virgin lounge at Liverpool Lime Street
As part of the renovation of Liverpool Lime Street station, Office Twelve has designed a temporary first class lounge and customer information point for Virgin Trains. The space feels anything but transitional with beautiful, high-quality fixtures and fittings and an eclectic mix of bespoke and off-the-shelf furniture and lighting.
Favourable exchange rates drive sales at Eurostar
Eurostar has seen sales revenues grew by six per cent at constant exchange rates, to £452.6 million, for the first since months of 2017. This increase was underpinned by a strong business travel market and uplift in sales from overseas markets outside Europe.