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Airport rail - Articles and news items

£53m funding agreed for Gatwick Airport station upgrade

Rail industry news / 13 October 2010 /

Passengers travelling to and from Gatwick Airport by train will benefit from more reliable and punctual journeys, easier access and reduced congestion.

Successful renovation of Arlanda Express

Issue 5 2010 / 17 September 2010 /

Arlanda Express, the Swedish airport train between Arlanda Airport and central Stockholm, is rebuilding its trains to meet future requirements for environmentally friendly travel. It has been possible to increase the number of seats onboard by 20%, while at the same time providing even greater comfort than previously using modern Scandinavian design. For European Railway Review, Mr. Per Thorstenson, President of Arlanda Express and CEO of A-Train AB, explains the importance of this train renovation project.

Arlanda Express celebrates anniversary with new major investment

Issue 5 2009, Past issues / 26 September 2009 /

Arlanda Express, the Swedish high-speed train between Arlanda Airport and Stockholm City, reported its best financial results ever for 2008. The company is now investing in refurbishing its trains to increase capacity for seated passengers by at least 20%.

Finnish slab track study for Airport Line

Issue 3 2009, Past issues / 15 May 2009 /

Details of the study of a slab track system for the new Ring Rail Line conducted in Vantaa, Finland for Finnish Railway Administration by Pöyry Infra Ltd and VR-Track Ltd Railway Consulting department.

Consultancies help out on major projects

Industry Focus 2008, Past issues / 28 December 2008 /

Consultancies are providing expertise that is helping to realise important railway projects in Europe and around the world. Britain’s first high-speed railway line – High Speed 1 – was opened by Queen Elizabeth II with much fanfare on 6 November 2007. High speed Eurostar trains now whisk passengers from the splendidly-restored station at London St Pancras to the centre of Paris in just 2hr 15min.