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Indian Railways enlists horned Hindu god of death to keep trespassers away

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

India’s Western Railway, which serves Mumbai and several other large cities, enlisted the help of the Hindu god of death ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as part ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

editor editor- May 29, 2019

"Obscene and vulgar ads are very frequently appearing on the IRCTC ticket booking app. This is very embarrassing and irritating ... Read More

Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

A new attraction complex “Odawara Castle NINJA Museum” in Odawara Castle Park will be open on April 20th, 2019. This ... Read More

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 11, 2019

Italy’s last council of ministers have approved a new decree law with 11 new rules presented by the Minister of ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands ... Read More

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

National Common Mobility Card 'One Nation, One Card' for transport mobility was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at ... Read More

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

A Pakistani railway official has said a key train service with neighboring India has resumed. The move is seen as ... Read More

Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019

Indian Railways is taking steps to improve safety standards and services as it is also moving forward with providing faster ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) ... Read More

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019

The interim budget presented today in India Parliament has elicited mixed reaction from industry leaders with the focus being on ... Read More

Italian Railways CEO announces over 4,000 new recruits

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 17, 2019

The CEO of the Italian Railways Group announced that over 4,000 new employees will be recruited during 2019. Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

editor editor- January 7, 2019

The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine wants travelers to know that it is open for tourism on all fronts. Read More

Iconic Eurail Pass restructured with unprecedented price reductions

editor editor- January 4, 2019

Eurail, the all-in-one train Pass that gives travelers access to the most trains in Europe, announced transformative product developments including ... Read More

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Most of the top tourist destinations in China, including Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai and more, can be reached by ... Read More

Eurostar announces new branding and service enhancements

editor editor- April 15, 2011

LONDON, England - Eurostar has revealed it will be changing its branding and introducing new service enhancements for its customers, ... Read More

Cambodia is back on rails, while Vientiane-Bangkok link derails…

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 5, 2010

PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK (eTN)- Two weeks ago, Cambodia officially reopened its rail network, a first step into an ambitious trans-Asian rail ... Read More

Successful kick-off meeting of ProtectRail project

editor editor- October 9, 2010

PARIS - Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, UIC director general, and Jerzy Wisniewski, director of the UIC Fundamental Values Department, welcomed the representatives ... Read More

Air transport does not fit into SNCF pioneering vision

editor editor- September 9, 2009

France is proud of its rail network and it has all the reasons to be like this: French national rail ... Read More

UIC Safety Database: a contribution to the 10th World Symposium on safety at level crossings

editor editor- June 11, 2008

The International Union of Railways (UIC) in close cooperation with RFF (the French rail infrastructure manager) is preparing the 10th ... Read More