INTRO: Continuing growth in air traffic is offering the rail mode more opportunities to develop high quality links to airports. With several launches this year and more in 1999, railways are taking advantage of their ability to provide fast and comfortable service. Freight links too are poised to take off

BYLINE: Andrew Sharp

Director General, International Air Rail Organisation

THIS YEAR is of major significance for airport rail links. Last month saw the launch of AirportExpress services between Berlin Zoo and Sch