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TfL Gets Hold of Tube Lines

TfL Gets Hold of Tube Lines

Transport for London has acquired the maintenance Company, Tube Lines. Transport for London and London Mayor, Boris Johnson has confirmed the acquisition. TfL now has Tube Lines as its wholly owned subsidy.

Train Fares Follow the Right Track

Train Fares Follow the Right Track

A comprehensive survey has found out that travelers are better-off with train travel than at any time in the last decade.

According to rail watchdog Passenger Focus, a record 83% of passengers are now pleased with their expedition and have an enhanced view of trains' promptness and dependability.

British Government Appoints Lane Fox as Digital Champion

British Government Appoints Lane Fox as Digital Champion

The digital technology expert, Miss Lane Fox, who has been credited for the successful launch of the travel website lastminute. com by the last Government, has caught the eye of the current administration, as well.

BC Ferries to Provide Free Wi-Fi Service to Passengers

BC Ferries to Provide Free Wi-Fi Service to Passengers

Ferry travelers will soon have access to the Web, whilst gliding through the waters of Active Pass.

BC Ferries says that it will introduce wireless Internet service on few of its ships next month, in order to offer free internet access for those who have to put up with Internet withdrawal during the one-and-a-half hour journey from Victoria to the mainland.

To Cash on the Olympic Fever, Campaign Launched By UK Tourism

To Cash on the Olympic Fever, Campaign Launched By UK Tourism

Reports claim that to cash on the London 2012 Games, the Culture Secretary has made the announcement of a new marketing campaign, which is worth £1bn.

In the wake of the Olympic fever, the move is aimed at giving a boost to the British Tourism.

During G20 via Rail to Close at Union Station

During G20 via Rail to Close at Union Station

It has been reported that Via Rail trains will go around Toronto's Union Station at some point in part of the G20 summit week.

The rail Company said in a release on Thursday, that Via trains will not arrive or depart from Union Station from Thursday, June 24, through June 27,

Obama’s Administration to Counter Flight Grumbles

Obama’s Administration to Counter Flight Grumbles

The Transportation Department indicated on Wednesday that it intended to be more hostile in forcing airlines to address common traveler frustrations, proposing a wide range of consumer protections.

The Congestion Charge in London Increases by $2

Transport for London

Reports confirm that Transport for London, the London mayor's transport organization, is set to increase the charge to $10 from $8, in the original central London congestion charging zone.

The move corresponds with the abolishing of charging in the west London extension. The fees in the west London extension were introduced in February 2007.

Tourists Cancel Visits to Bangkok

Tourists Cancel Visits to Bangkok

Shooting incidents reported since last Thursday in Bangkok and the Thai Government's crackdown on protesters there on Wednesday have caused in even more Singaporeans cancelling their highly popular holiday destination.

Holidaymakers Can Choose from A Wide Array of Airport Parking Costs

Holidaymakers Can Choose from A Wide Array of Airport Parking Costs

According to the new survey of Which? Car, there are wide variations in the pricing of the Airport parking costs.

As per the reports, Heathrow is the most expensive as the holidaymakers pay nearly three times as much for airport parking than their northern counterparts.

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