Rail operators on standby to help air passengers affected by volcanic ash17/05/2010
Train companies are today on standby to help air passengers affected by any disruption that occurs over the course of the coming days.
A spokesperson for the Association of Train Operating Companies said: "Train operators are gearing up to help people affected by any disruption caused by the ash cloud.
"Plans have been put in place to run extra services or add carriages to trains where possible and where demand is higher than normal.
"Passengers travelling by rail should check the National Rail Enquiries website for up-to-date information, including alternative travel options on routes to the continent."
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