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Reducing First Class Carriages on Britain’s Trains

20 Jan 2014
Categories: Train Travel, Travel News     Tags: ,

The British government is planning to force some rail companies to convert their First Class carriages into Standard Class. Our luxury travel blog takes a look at one such possible example. We are told there is too much space in First Class and not enough people are using it and so, to ease overcrowding in the standard carriages, there is talk of axing it...

London to Edinburgh the Relaxed Way

9 Sep 2013
Categories: European Travel, Luxury Travel     Tags: , ,

Today our luxury travel blog takes a trip from London to Edinburgh on East Coast Trains to see whether it really is better than flying. It’s a long way from London to Edinburgh. Several hundred miles, several hours however you choose to travel and – in my experience – several stressful episodes away…

East Coast reveals Skyfall 007 Liveried Train

18 Feb 2013
Categories: From The Editor     Tags: , ,

London’s King’s Cross Station has a new platform number: ‘Platform 007’ and on Saturday East Coast unveiled its latest named train ‘Skyfall’.

The train goes in to public service today on the ‘Flying Scotsman’ service from Edinburgh to London, so you may find yourself leaving from Platform 007 and travelling in a train called ‘Skyfall’...