April 13, 2021


Under control

The complexity of fares and inconsistent product makes managing rail travel spend a challenge, writes Gill Upton, but that needn’t stop you getting it under control

The right track

The UK’s rail network has its challenges but remains crucial to business travel and the domestic economy, writes Dave Richardson

Off the rails?

Dave Richardson analyses the trials and tribulations of the franchise model – and ponders its future

Government takes back control of Northern Rail

The government will take control of beleaguered Northern Rail from March 1 after accepting the rail network "has fallen far short of delivering the service passengers need and deserve".

LNER Azuma, First Class

The First Class experience was akin to the service you would expect on a decent airline. I was well fed and watered, the carriage felt quiet, and I had plenty of space to spread out and work.

LNER establishes personalised alerts

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is launching a new digital service, LNER Assistant, which sends personalised service updates direct to customers' mobile phone and smart watches.

LNER rolls out East Coast Azuma trains

LNER has launched its first bullet-style Azuma trains on the East Coast mainline between London King's Cross and Leeds.

The Business Travel People Awards 2019 finalists revealed!

We are delighted to reveal the finalists of this year's Business Travel People Awards, with the winners to be announced on May 24 at a lunchtime awards ceremony.

Seatfrog upgrade app signs first TMC partnership

Seatfrog, an app that allows users to upgrade their train tickets, has signed its first partnership with a TMC.