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2014-09-23 08:22:01

Rail Europe Reveals Their 2014 Summer Travel Trends WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- France remains the top destination for their North American travelers according to Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America. According to sales data, Italy and the United Kingdom followed France respectively as the top destinations for Rail Europe travelers this summer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-09-18 08:21:48

U.S. Bookings Up by 25% in Past Year as More Travelers Discover Relaxing, Seamless Way to Journey between Top European Destinations NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today launched a new promotion to highlight the company's popular London to Paris route and bring the brand to life for travelers in the U.S. market as a "must do" experience to include in any trip to Europe. U.S. travel bookings on...

2014-08-07 12:21:23

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, announces a special end of summer offer for travelers planning to explore some of the most popular European destinations by train. During the End of Summer Sale, get great deals on domestic and international TGV trains, including the new direct route between Paris and Barcelona-- And save big on Swiss Passes. Simply book travel now through August 18, 2014...

2014-07-10 23:04:04

Smart Railways (ICT)-North America can be segmented by Services, Companies and MacroIndicators. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-smart-railways-ict-6340398483.html. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global economy and population have rapidly increased in the past decade. The transportation infrastructure has aged and has proved to be insufficient to cater to the increasing passenger and freight traffic. Communication technology has advanced and offers high-speed data...

2014-07-10 08:20:27

-- Tianjin warehouse center was formally put into use TIANJIN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tianjin warehouse center of Dangdang was formally put into use on 3rd July. In the meantime, Dangdang announced its service commitment of "111 super speed delivery" has covered 400 cities in China. On the same day, Dangdang also signed strategic agreements with some of the largest logistics corporations in China to improve nationwide delivery speed and service. "111 super speed...

2014-06-23 12:21:05

Mineta Transportation Institute's report shows global trends likely apply to California SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence from the high-speed rail (HSR) systems of Europe and Asia demonstrates that the mode is very attractive to travelers who otherwise may have chosen airlines or other modes, according to a new Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) report, Modal Shift and High-Speed Rail: A Review of the Current Literature. The author, Peter Haas, PhD,...

2014-05-14 08:21:36

RAIL EUROPE OFFERS TRAVELERS EXCLUSIVE SUMMER SAVINGS WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is now giving travelers the chance to ride the rails in France this summer with the 30% Off: First Class TGV promotion. Travelers can get 30% off TGV first class tickets between now and June 10. Simply enter coupon code TGVFAST30 during checkout.* TGV premier tickets provide an added element of...

2014-04-14 12:20:36

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tr5bxb/analysis_and) has announced the addition of the "Analysis and Forecast of China AFC (Automatic Fare Collection System) Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tr5bxb/analysis_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China's AFC industry starts very late; the domestic AFC...

2014-04-10 12:20:52

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ggfd6c/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global rail vehicle industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The...

2014-04-07 04:20:10

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic) has announced the addition of the "China Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Automatic fare collection (AFC) system is widely used in urban rails...


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