Wheels Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 8, 2015
India’s rail system is starting to speed up, and while they won’t win any contests with the bullet trains flying through Japan’s countryside, the new Gatimaan Express reaches just about 100 mph. This speedy locomotive will ply the popular tourist route between New Delhi and Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Avis Car Rental has been named to the 2015 Brand Keys Loyalty Leaders List. Brand Keys is a brand and customer loyalty and engagement research consultancy, and in this 19th annual survey by the company, Avis was placed among 40 top consumer brands across a broad range of industries.
Enterprise is launching its annual “Plus Your Points” promotion for all Enterprise Plus loyalty members. Those members who register online get bonus points on qualified purchases from now until next July. There will also be opportunities to earn double points.
Lastly, we have compiled some great Thanksgiving rail journeys that make for quite a change from the usual Turkey Day celebration. Among the trip ideas, Napa Valley’s wine train makes for the definitive vino/turkey pairing and Seminole Gulf Railway adds a tropical feel to the day.
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