Tag Archives: Bordeaux

SNCF Adds Malaysia Airlines to TGVAir Codeshare Network

29 Oct

October 9th saw Malaysia Airlines and French state railway company SNCF sign an agreement that will enable single bookings to be made directly to 19 French cities.  From Malaysia passengers will be in possession of a ticket that enables them to transfer on to a SNCF TGV service at Charles de Gaulle’s TGV station that […]

How should rail in the community be subsidised?

22 Feb

“Why should taxpayers subsidise branch lines”, is a popular argument and the instant reaction is that they shouldn’t. However a popular problem amongst developed nations is road congestion and the cost of access charges to the road network (mainly Car Tax). Leaving aside the argument for extra taxes/charges to rebalance the “Economic externalities caused by […]