Press Releases

Family smuggling gang sentenced

Nov 21, 2014 17:33 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A gang of North East smugglers, including four members of the same family, has been sentenced today after their £750,000 tobacco smuggling ring was smashed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Signalling Restored Snow Hill – Stratford upon Avon

Nov 21, 2014 16:57 GMT London Midland Rail services on the Snow Hill line towards Stratford upon Avon will return to normal tomorrow (Saturday 22 November). Network Rail has repaired the signalling fault that has stopped trains from running since Tuesday morning.

Nov 21, 2014 12:33 GMT Elan PR Ltd Zircotec to showcase its Endurance RangeTM of heat protective coating at the UK’s largest motorcycle show at Birmingham’s NEC from 22-30 November.

Signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines continues into fourth day

Nov 21, 2014 05:31 GMT London Midland Network Rail has confirmed that its engineers have yet to fix the signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines. As a result, London Midland is unable to run train services between Shirley and Stratford upon Avon for a fourth day. London Midland apologises for the inconvenience this will cause.

On-going disruption Snow Hill – Stratford upon Avon

Nov 20, 2014 16:02 GMT London Midland Rail services on the Snow Hill line towards Stratford upon Avon continue to be disrupted due to a major signalling fault. Disruption began on Tuesday morning. While Network Rail has been working to resolve the problem there is currently no estimate of when the line can re-open.

Nov 20, 2014 14:14 GMT Elan PR Ltd Cost and perceived milder climate highlighted by poll of UK drivers as to why they won’t be buying winter tyres. 25% claim cost is too high 20% believe the weather is too mild in the UK to need them 19% say it is too much hassle to change

Bjørn Kjos in the US: “We do what Obama wants – we create jobs for Americans and offer Americans cheap flights”

Nov 20, 2014 13:15 GMT Norwegian Today, Norwegian's CEO Bjørn Kjos will call on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to once and for all approve the application for a foreign air carrier permit for the company’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) in a speech in Washington D.C.

​Elmia and DLG launch a forestry fair in Transylvania

Nov 20, 2014 12:45 GMT Elmia AB Elmia and DLG are starting a joint venture to establish a forestry fair in Romania. Forest Romania will exhibit machines and technology in operation and will be held for the first time 16 – 18 Sept 2015. Elmia organises the world’s leading forestry fair, Elmia Wood. DLG in Germany organises the world’s leading agricultural fair, Agritechnica, plus other agricultural fairs in several countries.

Virgin Trains employs Elves to launch Bag Magic

Nov 20, 2014 10:44 GMT Virgin Trains A free present-wrapping service will be available at Euston station for Virgin Trains’ customers to launch Bag Magic luggage delivery service

Signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines continues to affect train services

Nov 20, 2014 06:04 GMT London Midland Network Rail has confirmed that its engineers have been unable to fix the signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines. ​As a result, London Midland is unable to run train services between Shirley and Stratford Upon Avon for a third day.