Recent Event Highlights: Now, book your Rail ticket 120 days in advance - Zee News, 120-day advance rail reservation from today - Times of India, Have holidays planned? Buy train tickets now - Jakarta Post, All change: Anger as train passengers face higher peak-time fares - Mirror.co.uk, Two held for forging MPs signature - IBNLive.com, Hundreds of booking offices and 12,000 train jobs under threat, unions fear, and 281 more...
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Zee NewsNow, book your Rail ticket 120 days in advanceZee NewsUnder the new rule, you can book your rail ticket 120 days in advance. To cope with the demand for tickets, the Railways has decided to increase the advance reservation period from 90 days to 120 days. "Now one can book his train ticket 120 days before ...and more »
120-day advance rail reservation from todayTimes of IndiaCHENNAI: You can book your rail ticket 120 days in advance from Saturday. The Ministry of Railways has decided to increase the reservation period for train tickets from the existing 90 days to 120. On Saturday, reservation will open for all trains ...and more »
Have holidays planned? Buy train tickets nowJakarta PostJAKARTA: State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) is allowing train tickets to be purchased three months before departure dates, from the previous one month maximum pre-booking period. Sulistyo Wimbo Hardjito, KAI's commercial ...
Mirror.co.ukAll change: Anger as train passengers face higher peak-time faresMirror.co.ukTrain passengers face new peak-time fare rises as part of Government plans for the railways unveiled yesterday. And ticket offices could close, with travellers buying from libraries, Post Offices and shops. The proposals, which could also see guards ...Millions face 'super peak' train chargeThe SunRAIL STRIKE THREAT OVER FEARS 12000 JOBS WILL BE AXEDExpress.co.ukCommuters to pay even more as Government unveil airline-style pricing and ...This is Moneyall 17 news articles »
Two held for forging MPs signatureIBNLive.comThe two, Wasim Abbas and SR Danish Athe approached Karim of Bhopal, a railway ticket agent, for booking tickets online. “As the tickets were not confirmed, Karim sought the help of his friend, Munna Khan. Khan sent a letter pad of Mumbai MP Loknath ...
...at night. “The introduction of ticket machines will mean higher fares, because the machines dispense fewer and more expensive tickets than a booking office.” Sir Roy’s report found 10 main barriers to efficiency. These included the role of the Government in...
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Mirror.co.ukHundreds of booking offices and 12000 train jobs under threat, unions fearMirror.co.ukBut Bob Crow, of the RMT rail union, fears the the government's Command Paper on rail will lead to the axing of 12000 jobs with the closure of ticket offices, removal of guards from trains and slashing signals and infra-structure staffing levels.Yet more strain on our trainsThe IndependentTrain fares rise 'a huge mistake'The Press AssociationLet the train take the strain? You must be jokingDaily MailThe Guardian -Metroall 294 news articles »
How do I: Get the cheapest train tickets?The IndependentSo how do you go about getting a cheap ticket? It may be obvious but the earlier you book, the cheaper your ticket. Network Rail's contract stipulates that it must set timetables 12 weeks in advance. "Therefore train operators commonly, ...and more »
Redspottedhanky.com Uses Masabi to launch mobile Rail BookingsCompareAwayIt has paired up with Masabi which is a company that develops mobile ticketing technology in order to allow its users to be able to book train tickets using their mobile phones. The new application for mobile phones is available to those with ...
...campaign to stop the possible axing of 675 smaller ticket offices across England and Wales. Mr Cortes said: “If the local booking office goes, then the station itself will not be far behind it. “Justine Greening must reject the siren voices of the train companies...
Travelers bugged by online refund delaysChina DailySome travelers who canceled their online train ticket booking during Spring Festival travel rush have failed to get a refund, the Guangzhou Daily reported. Despite a month passing since the Spring Festival rush, the online train ticket booking website ...and more »
Railway Board okays ticket booking through SMSTimes of IndiaPATNA: In a major policy decision taken by the Railway Board, it has been decided to treat SMSs sent by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) as well as by the railways' passenger reservation system (PRS) on a par with the ...Now, Rlys' SMS is also a valid ticketDeccan Heraldall 2 news articles »
...Agnihotri has written letters to all the chief commercial managers of the zonal railways to give necessary instructions to train ticket examiners (TTEs) to follow the Board's directive in the larger interests of passengers. According to sources, the Board...
Times of India
...public transporter has decided to accept SMS also sent by IRCTC containing PNR, train no, date of journey and class on booking e-ticket for undertaking journey, a move likely to be implemented shortly. "If the passenger fails to produce or display this SMS...
Cost of travel set to soarTelegraph.co.ukAn individual's tax bill goes up from £45 to £60 for an economy class ticket. Within weeks millions of rail commuters will learn how much the cost of their ...
Challenging the PSL's new ticket priceKickOffMoses Mabhida is next to a brand new train station. Perhaps a deal with Metrorail for a special dual ticket, subsidised by the club, for, say, R30, ...and more »
Russia expands railway tourismBBC NewsA commuter train ticket from Moscow to Vladivostok at the Sea of Japan will cost you from about £130 (about $200) per person in a second-class sleeping ...and more »
West Ham train advice !!!!!!FansOnLine.netIf you are buying a train ticket with a rail card and are commited to catch a certain train home , please allow at least 2 hrs to get from Upton Park tube ...
Rell Opposes End of Train DiscountsThe Daily New Canaan... and impose a $15 fee to redeem a valid unused ticket. Changes would take effect Jan. 1. Rell said the proposed changes would discourage train use at a ...MTA Plan To Eliminate Discounts Amount To Rate Hikes For Metro North RidersHartford CourantResidents to MTA: 'Don't kill a good thing'Stamford TimesRep. Peggy Reeves testifies against Metro-North proposed ticket policy changeThe HourCt Post -Stamford Advocate -New Haven Register (subscription)all 43 news articles »
FOXNewsChinese Train Smashes World Record for High Speed Rail TravelInhabitatTickets will be around 100 Yuan (or about $15) for a first-class ticket, while a fare on the slower train will be around half price. ...Chinese high-speed train creates new world recordInternational Business TimesUltrafast Chinese train breaks speed recordWired.co.ukHuhang high-speed railway to open to traffic in late OctoberPeople's Daily OnlineShanghai Dailyall 78 news articles »
Train ticket website set to open new office in CapitalScotsmanTHE UK's leading independent train ticket website is to open a new office in the Capital. Thetrainline.com is to move into the ground floor of the Tanfield ...and more »
More jump on ticket disputeThe Northern EchoThe Northern Echo reported on Monday how Martyn Evans, a Durham University professor, was asked to pay more for his train ticket when he got off one stop ...Policy that's off the railsThe Northern Echoall 2 news articles »
New York Times (blog)Paladino Buys Silver Train Ticket Out Of StateThe Jewish WeekRepublican candidate for governor Carl Paladino has bought Sheldon Silver a ticket to Washington DC in response to the assembly speaker's suggestion that ...Cuomo to do retail politics in HarlemPolitico (blog)Cuomo Faces Protesters, Meets with Black Leaders in HarlemWGRZ-TVLt. gov. candidate Edwards has new political partnerWNYTLong Island Pressall 1,023 news articles »
...in the future. The following are some hotly-discussed aspects that have attracted most attention over the online train ticket booking services. Question 1: Will it be fair to non-Internet users? Reporters learned that many people who have no access to the...
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Online train ticket booking system is underwayPeople's Daily OnlineThe railway department has started to prepare for the launch of the online train ticket-booking system and will strive to put it into operation as soon as ...and more »
Delta Equips Its 747s With Flat-Bed SeatsWall Street JournalDelta said the new seats do not automatically raise the price of a businesss-class ticket. Economy-class seats also will be improved by the addition of ...and more »
Baristanet (blog)Automated ticket machines installed at railroad stationNorthJersey.com... train at the Ridgewood Avenue station Wednesday morning, you may have noticed something different on the platform: two blue and orange ticket vending ...Train: Vending Machines, No Seats and Short TempersBaristanet (blog)all 2 news articles »
The GuardianBritain's railways named as Europe's most expensiveThe GuardianUnder the government's fares formula ticket prices can rise by one percentage point above July's inflation figure, which was 4.8%. ...and more »
BACKSTAGE: Benefit concert Friday for Oceanside musician hit by trainNorth County TimesTicket prices for everyone else range from $10 to $20. Call 858-254-3100 or visit artsoffbroadway.org. Organizers of the third annual California Surf ...Musicians gather to support a friendNorth County Timesall 2 news articles »
Indonesians Begin Annual Trek to Celebrate Ramadan's EndVoice of AmericaAt the Senen train station in northeast Jakarta, ticket lines snake around departure areas. Families sit on floor mats, waiting hours or days to begin their ...and more »
The Guardian (blog)Tube hit by overtime ban as strike endsAFPLONDON — London's Underground train network was back to normal on Wednesday after a 24-hour strike caused travel misery for millions, although a new ...On-strike Underground staff: 'ticket officers are akin to public safety'Haringey IndependentTube strike: live on the roadThe Guardian (blog)London Subway Workers' Strike to Disrupt Travelers in CityBloombergBBC News -UK News Reporter -HRZone.co.ukall 1,385 news articles »
Study favors downtown Des Moines train depotDesMoinesRegister.comSome stations have ticket agents and some don't. It hasn't been determined yet who would own the Des Moines depot if passenger rail service is restored, ...and more »
Los Angeles TimesDodgers are stuck on a train to DullsvilleLos Angeles TimesSteiner says he's given his driver's license to a lady to buy a train ticket and she won't sell him one because his license expired on his birthday. ...
New Jersey's Quiet Commute Test Turns Riders Into Hall MonitorsWall Street Journal (blog)To those who associate New Jersey and its residents with noise, the scene in the last car of the 8:50 am New Jersey Transit express train ...and more »
Daily MailCouple fined £114 for getting off South West Train too early at EastleighDaily Echo“The industry needs to do much more to ensure passengers are aware of any restrictions on their train ticket.” A spokesman for Stagecoach, which runs South ...Couple fined £114 for getting off train before their final stopDaily MailCouple fined for getting off train too earlyTelegraph.co.ukTicketing rulesThe Economist (blog)expressandstar.com (blog) -The Sun -Car Rentalsall 22 news articles »
DIS Unplugged (blog)Princess and the Frog: Comparing the Ultimate ExperiencesDIS Unplugged (blog)Her theater seats were more accurately reflected in the online booking engine and she got what she wanted. Either way, our tickets were mailed to us (with a ...and more »
guardian.co.ukChristmas road, rail and air chaos as UK grinds to haltguardian.co.ukThe Association of Train Operating Companies said 814000 advance tickets were sold in the first 10 days of December, 12.5% up on last year. ...and more »
Cut your Xmas travel costs!lovemoney.comBefore you buy your train ticket, check to see if you qualify for a railcard which will deduct a third off your train fares throughout the UK. ...
China's Speeding Bullet-Train Program May Brake Economic GrowthBloombergA so-called hard-seat ticket on a slower train, which covers the distance in two hours, sells for 11 yuan. Passenger reluctance means revenue from the ...and more »
SOHHDiddy's "Last Train" Release Date Stalls, "We're Figuring Out What's Missing"SOHHRight now, it's like Jay-Z time and Drake time. Enjoy those guys. But the train is coming. Get your ticket. You don't want to be left out." (MTV)and more »
guardian.co.ukChristmas travellers turn to trains after BA strike threatguardian.co.ukThe Association of Train Operating Companies said 814000 advance tickets were sold in the first 10 days of December, a rise of 12.5% on last year. ...
BBC NewsRMT meets minister to discuss Airdrie-Bathgate linkBBC NewsThe company has insisted that ticket examiners will also work on the trains. The union said it would urge the minister to ensure there was a guard on every ...and more »
BBC NewsTravel chaos: Your compensation and refund rightsBBC News... of Train Operating Companies (Atoc) says that in the first 10 days of December there was a surge in the number of people booking advance tickets. ...Eurostar Sees Losses From BreakdownsWall Street JournalDon't blame us – it was the wrong kind of snowIndependentEurostar Trains Back On Track For TuesdaySky NewsTravel Weekly UK -e-Travel Blackboard (press release) -Times Onlineall 3,151 news articles »
guardian.co.ukQueen Takes Train (VIDEO)Right TVSpecifically she took the 10:45am train to King's Lynn where she obtained a temporary transfer ticket to Sandringham. The conductor displayed some ...Queen lets the train take the strain on way to Sandringhamguardian.co.ukJust the ticket: thrifty Queen catches the train from Kings Crosshellomagazine.comQueen of England Takes The Train For The HolidaysEcorazziThe Press Association -Monsters and Critics.com -Daily Mailall 43 news articles »
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comComing to defense of high-speed railSan Diego Union Tribune... not downgrade ridership estimates or increase projections for ticket prices. What it does is provide an additional scenario to illustrate that the train ...High-speed rail debate making stop in ModestoModesto BeeJames T. Brett: Car-obsessed Americans will use railroadsProvidence Journalall 42 news articles »
Duranto runs into Rajdhani: Rift in ministry over trainTimes of IndiaNo tickets will be issued for these stations. Initially, there will be halts at Kanpur, Mughalsarai and Dhanbad but nothing is final. The train will be ...
South Shore to suspend service on five weekendsChesterton TribuneTrain service will be suspended between South Bend and Gary Metro Center from 2:30 am Saturday through 3 am Monday on Aug. 29-31; Sept. 12-14; Sept. ...and more »
Mob ransacks Sealdah stnThe StatesmanTrain services were disrupted as some passengers sat on the railway tracks demanding the arrest of the accused woman ticket collectors. ...TTE strips woman for not having ticketTimes Now.tvMob on the rampage at stationCalcutta Telegraphall 4 news articles »
Diddy Buys Ticket On Last Train To ParisRapBasement.comDiddy says that his upcoming album "Last Train To Paris" is suffering for his recent frustrations and says that he will be looking to up his marketing ...and more »
NC train museum offering ride to Asheville Nov. 1BlueRidgeNow.comDeparting Charlottesville at 3 pm, the train will arrive back in Greensboro at 6:45 pm and Spencer at 8 pm Tickets are available online at www.nctrans.org ...