Articles Tagged ‘HSR’

Barcelona: “New Vueling” dominates but rail taking 25% of Madrid traffic

Barcelona: “New Vueling” dominates but rail takes 25% of traffic of biggest route MadridSpain’s second airport has witnessed impressive growth in recent years thanks to LCCs and infrastructure development. Which country markets are the most popular and where are there gaps in the network? Who has added new routes this year?

New TGV Est grabs 50% of Paris – Strasbourg air passengers

New TGV Est grabs 50% of Paris - Strasbourg air passengersMore evidence that High-Speed Rail (HSR) services are a threat to airlines comes from the latest figures from Strasbourg airport. Paris traffic is down 50% since the launch of the TGV last June and the upgraded St. Pancras station in London is helping Eurostar grab more London-Paris air passengers.

UK joins Europe’s high-speed rail network – Paris and Brussels traffic to fall further?

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryThis week saw the fastest ever rail journey between London and Paris at just over two hours as a Eurostar train finally enjoyed high-speed travel through the UK. What impact has Eurostar already had on air travel between London and Paris and why have Ryanair and the UK ASA fallen out about Brussels?