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    1. October 13, 2014

      George Osborne aims for pre-election sale of Eurostar holding

      Britain has started the sale of the government’s 40 per cent stake in Eurostar, the high-speed train company, with the aim...

    2. October 10, 2014

      David Cameron defends U-turn on Ebola screening

      David Cameron has assured Britons that he is taking “all the steps” necessary to prevent the Ebola virus spreading to the...

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    1. October 9, 2014

      Heathrow and Gatwick airports add medical checks for Ebola

      Enhanced screening for Ebola is to be introduced at London’s two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, and the Eurostar rail...

    2. October 3, 2014

      John Lewis apologises for France is ‘finished’ comments

      John Lewis, that most British of retail institutions, has apologised for comments made by its managing director who...

    3. July 25, 2014

      Travel updates: London, Kashmir, Oxfordshire

      London From May next year it will be possible to travel from the British capital to the Mediterranean without changing...

    4. July 8, 2014

      Unresolved power failure sparks further Eurostar cancellations

      Eurostar cancelled some train services through the Channel tunnel on Tuesday after Eurotunnel failed to resolve problems...

    5. July 7, 2014

      Six-hour delays after Eurotunnel breakdown

      Hundreds of rail passengers were evacuated from a Eurotunnel train on Monday after spending hours stuck on a broken-down...

    6. April 4, 2014

      Unions to seek judicial review over planned rail sale

      Rail unions have decided to seek a judicial review of the competition to run the East Coast main line in an attempt to halt...

    7. March 5, 2014

      Eurostar lifts capacity to enter new markets

      Eurostar is set to lift its capacity by a fifth next year when it takes delivery of the first new trains since its inception...

    8. January 17, 2014

      SNCF, First Group and Stagecoach shortlisted for East Coast

      FirstGroup and Stagecoach will face stiff competition from SNCF, the French state-owned rail operator, in a race to secure...

    9. November 29, 2013

      All aboard the TGV to Barcelona

      This time, we’re told, it’s finally going to happen. From December 15, direct high-speed trains will link Paris and...

    10. October 15, 2013

      UK recovery drives jump in Eurostar revenues

      Eurostar, the operator of cross-channel passenger services, said there were signs of a sustained recovery in the UK economy...

    11. September 30, 2013

      Eurostar to bid for East Coast main line franchise

      Eurostar, the operator of cross-Channel rail services, is to enter the bidding for UK domestic rail franchises for the first...

    12. August 30, 2013

      Paris: the affordable London suburb

      I fled London for Paris in 2001. I was getting too old for my rented shared slum above an off-licence in Marylebone, and...

    13. July 25, 2013

      Eurotunnel chairman attacks competition regulators

      Eurotunnel is operating in a “hostile environment” as it tries to face down two separate regulatory challenges to its...

    14. July 22, 2013

      Eurotunnel and Eurostar bosses clash over running costs

      A furious dispute has broken out between the operator of the Channel tunnel and the monopoly passenger train company using...

    15. July 2, 2013

      HS2’s escalating costs are a familiar problem

      HS2 will be biggest infrastructure project the UK has seen since the building of the Channel tunnel and its high-speed rail...

    16. June 25, 2013

      California the latest frontier for high-speed trains

      There could be few landscapes more different from the densely-packed urban corridor between Tokyo and Osaka and the rolling...

    17. June 21, 2013

      A train manifesto

      All aboard! Boooop! Boooop! The Fast Lane Summer Super Express (FLSSE) is about to depart. Don’t worry, no need to rush, you...

    18. June 20, 2013

      Eurotunnel fees are too high, rules Brussels

      Eurotunnel could face a cut of up to 50 per cent in the fees it levies on operators using the subsea rail link, after...

    19. June 5, 2013

      Fortnum & Mason opens store in London St Pancras station

      Fortnum & Mason is to open a new store in Britain for the first time in its 307-year history. The Piccadilly-based store,...

    20. April 23, 2013

      Siemens warns on late Eurostar delivery

      Siemens’ rail division faces further costly charges after it warned of a delay to the delivery of trains to Eurostar, the...

    21. March 12, 2013

      Snow causes transport chaos in NW Europe

      March 12 – An overnight snowstorm in northwestern Europe forced the closure of Frankfurt airport, caused record traffic jams...

    22. February 8, 2013

      Short cuts: Travel news and inspiration

      Reykjavik Iceland is known for its majestic landscapes and mediocre hotels, at least outside the capital. But last week the...

    23. January 31, 2013

      Rail franchise changes under fire

      Two UK train operators have hit out over changes that the government has made to its rail franchising plans in the wake of...

    24. January 25, 2013

      Right time to change track

      Tell me if you recognise these surroundings. The space is wide and long and could accommodate a Boeing 737 if the ceilings...

    25. January 23, 2013

      Eurotunnel revenues jump after Olympics

      Eurotunnel reported record revenues and traffic last year, boosted by the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. The operator...

    26. January 22, 2013

      Ice and snow continue to disrupt travel

      The UK faced further travel disruption on Tuesday as snow and ice continued to affect large parts of the country, although...

    27. January 18, 2013

      Snow causes widespread travel disruption

      Forecasters warned of further travel disruption over the weekend after snow brought chaos to large parts of the country on...

    28. January 10, 2013

      Rail fiasco blamed on DfT skills shortage

      The West Coast mainline fiasco was the product of a depleted Department for Transport rather than fundamental problems with...

    29. January 7, 2013

      Slower pace urged on new rail franchises

      Ministers should restrain the pace at which new rail franchises are agreed to prevent a repeat of the West Coast Mainline...

    30. January 1, 2013

      Rail chiefs hope for a Go signal

      After three months of chaos in the UK rail industry following the collapse of the tender process for the West Coast...

    31. November 22, 2012

      Rail chief warns on industry overhaul

      One of Network Rail’s top executives has warned the government that any radical overhaul of the industry in the wake of the...

    32. March 7, 2012

      Marketing budgets: Dangers of a fast-moving bandwagon

      First Google and Yahoo, then Facebook and Twitter, now Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest. For digital marketers, there is...

    33. March 1, 2012

      Eurotunnel gears up for Olympic surge

      The company that runs the Channel tunnel plans to speed up some services and bring a mothballed train back into action as it...

    34. January 30, 2012

      Eurotunnel weighs SeaFrance options

      The executive chairman of Eurotunnel, the Channel Tunnel operator, said his company was considering a series of operators...

    35. November 29, 2011

      Business traveller: Dealing with strikes

      With industrial action disrupting UK and European travel, what can those travelling on business expect? Indirect effects...

    36. September 12, 2011

      Transport: Ferries sail back into view

      Business travellers can be snooty about ferry travel, but for some it is still a worthwhile option. Although Eurotunnel and...

    37. July 5, 2011

      Industry shunted into sidings of history

      The smoke-stained brick and slate roofs of the buildings at Bombardier’s Litchurch Lane factory are a visible reminder that...

    38. April 11, 2011

      The public image: Eurostar

      Client: Eurostar Agency: Someone Territory: Mainland Europe and UK Verdict: ★★★★☆ Gone are the days when design agencies...

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