BBC World News launches on Heathrow Express

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UK: From 1 September 2016, Heathrow Express passengers will be kept up to date with a new BBC World News onboard service, which will provide one-minute news and business bulletins on the 15-minute journey to and from Heathrow and Paddington.

The bulletins will be delivered through the existing Express TV service, which are positioned on screens throughout First and Express Class on Heathrow Express trains, which depart from Paddington on average every 15 minutes.

At weekends, the global news channel’s travel and technology programmes - The Travel Show and Click - will be shown.

Fraser Brown, Director of Heathrow Express said: “Heathrow Express passengers want a fast and efficient service to start and finish their global trip. They also need to be well informed.

The new onboard BBC World News service one-minute bulletins make sure our discerning passengers are kept up to date with the latest news stories.”

Zina Neophytou, Vice President, Out of Home for the BBC, said: “BBC World News is the world’s most trusted international news channel, delivering impartial and in-depth analysis of the stories that matter most around the globe. We know that audiences value being able to access the channel’s world-class journalism wherever they are - at home, at work or on the move, from the beginning of their journey to the very end.”