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National Rail helps deliver an outstanding Olympic Games
With trains the most popular way to travel to London 2012 events, a historic increase in capacity and high levels of punctuality, the railway has helped show the world that Britain can deliver an outstanding Olympic Games.• Around 55% of Olympic spectators, up to five million people, used rail...
Games volunteers to benefit from special rail fares
Olympic and Paralympic volunteers travelling to Games venues from outside London will be able to take advantage of special rail tickets, following an agreement by Train Operating Companies and the Department for Transport (DfT).The rail fares, previously only available to spectators holding Games...
2012 Games ticket holders need to book rail travel quickly, operators warn
London 2012 spectators could find themselves paying more than they need to for travel to and from Games events unless they arrange their train tickets within the next few weeks, according to rail operators and the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA).The warning comes as new figures, published today...
Olympic and Paralympic timetable boosts rail services for London 2012 Games
Longer trains running more frequently and later into the night will help get more than 8m people to and from London 2012 Games venues and help keep London and Britain moving next summer, thanks to a special timetable being prepared by the railways.The Olympic and Paralympic timetable, being drawn...
Three-car trains increase capacity on DLR Stratford to Lewisham route
Three-car trains have been launched on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from Stratford to Lewisham with the extra carriage increasing capacity by 50 per cent for each train during the morning peak.The additional carriages will allow more than a thousand extra passengers to travel on this route...
A new platform signals all change at Stratford ahead of 2012
A new platform at Stratford Regional station will help keep passengers moving during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The addition, which opened on Sunday 5 September, will mean passengers can alight on both sides.The Central line platform, funded by the Olympic Delivery...
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