Press Releases

Record number of visits by cruise ships to Gothenburg

Oct 15, 2014 07:44 BST Port of Gothenburg Cruise tourism set a new record in Gothenburg this year. From April to October, 73 cruise ships visited Gothenburg, carrying 110,000 visitors. In total, cruise tourism generated around SEK 60 million in pure tourist revenue for the city.

The Bupa Great Birmingham Run Travel Advice

Oct 14, 2014 09:30 BST London Midland London Midland is expecting train services to be very busy on this day. The company is advising passengers to allow lots of time to get to and from the Great Birmingham Run.

Axioline I/O system for safety applications

Oct 13, 2014 11:15 BST Phoenix Contact UK The Profisafe modules of Phoenix Contact’s Axioline F I/O system now enable implementation of safety applications.

Autumn leaf fall timetable to be introduced on Cross City services

Oct 13, 2014 10:13 BST London Midland London Midland is introducing a temporary timetable on its Cross City line. The six week timetable, which affects Monday – Saturday services, will come into effect on Monday, 3 November until Saturday, 13 December.

Better road repairs across Bury

Oct 10, 2014 17:06 BST Bury Council Two new machines have hit the streets to improve road repairs throughout the borough of Bury.

Oct 09, 2014 16:55 BST Stena Line Leading ferry company Stena Line is ensuring that families can beat the boredom this half term with lots of great value car and day trip offers available across England and Scotland.

Oct 09, 2014 16:05 BST Next Level Information Over 500 participants are due to attend next week’s TOC Americas conference in Cartagena, Colombia to discuss the changing face of trade flows and logistics in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean

Hitachi Rail Europe to provide new trains for Abellio franchise in Scotland

Oct 09, 2014 16:00 BST Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe is delighted that Transport Scotland has announced its intention to award Abellio the new ScotRail franchise. The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) will be a crucial part of the new franchise, and Abellio has confirmed that Hitachi Rail Europe is its preferred supplier of new rolling stock for the programme, subject to successful conclusion of negotiations.

Charging cable for the socket for charging electric vehicles

Oct 08, 2014 12:41 BST Phoenix Contact UK Thanks to the In Cable Control and Protection Device (IC-CPD) according to Mode 2, Phoenix Contact is launching a charging cable onto the market which enables electric vehicles to be charged at a conventional household socket and en route.

Business travellers back Virgin Trains

Oct 07, 2014 16:15 BST Virgin Trains Readers of Business Traveller magazine have named Virgin Trains as their favourite UK rail operator for the eighth year in a row.