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15 minutes with Heathrow Express

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 09:33

INTERVIEW: One of the pioneers of a dedicated airport express train service, Heathrow Express is still leading the market after 15 years of operations.  Today we speak with Fraser Brown, Commercial Director of Heathrow Express about the challenges and opportunities for one of the most well-known airport expresses in the world.-    There aren’t many airport expresses around the world, just over 20 airports in the world can say they...

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Global AirRail Personality of the Year 2012, John Morris is joining the UK AirRail 2014 conference as the event Chair. "Behavioural economics – and common sense – suggest that stress-free and seamless Airport access influences choice, encourages repeat business, and enhances profitability. The UK AirRail Conference is a credible forum that brings together those who can drive change,” John said. “No single delegate has all of the answers; nor do any...

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UK: A new transport plan developed by a an alliance of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle and Sheffield has been presented to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP and HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins on Tuesday 5 August.The report, One North: A Proposition for an Interconnected North lays out opportunities to maximise economic growth across the north, boosting transport links and helping rebalance the national economy. If adopted, the...

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UK: Transport for London (TfL) has announced its intention to award the contract to operate Crossrail services to MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited (MTR). The £1.4 billion contract will be for eight years with an option to extend to ten years.  MTR will be a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail services connecting Reading and Heathrow Airport in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. MTR is expected to employ around 1,100...

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UK: David Cameron, Prime Minister and Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasure have released a joint announcement that the Government is offering £500 million towards Glasgow’s £1.1 billion infrastructure fund that will support projects such as the city centre airport rail link, major improvements to the region’s roads and bus network, and the development of new employment sites. “The UK Government is offering £500 million of new funding to...

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