SNCF has deployed two Eurostar sets on domestic services. From March 15 the units, redesignated TGV TM, began operating from Dunkerque and Valenciennes to Paris. SNCF plans to diagram them for the Brussels - Nice service during the summer

SNCF is planning to open the first phase of the Eole cross-Paris route on July 14. Services from Chelles will be extended via Magenta to terminate at Condorcet St Lazare

New York MTA is considering an ’adopt-a-station’ scheme to share the cost of routine maintenance. Private companies would contribute $60000 per year in return for a sign advertising their involvement. The money would allow extra staff to be employed

On April 16 Amtrak opened a US$9m multi-modal interchange station at Champagne in Illinois, providing a hub for coaches and buses feeding the City of New Orleans and Illini services