It’s part of the Express TV service run for passengers on the 15-minute journey to and from Heathrow and Paddington. The contract has previously been held by Sky News.
At weekends, the award-winning global news channel’s travel and technology programmes, The Travel Show and Click, will be shown.
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.”
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 on-board BBC World News service one-minute bulletins make sure our discerning passengers are kept up to date with the latest news stories.”
BBC World News is the leader in global breaking news, bringing stories to life for more than 433 million households in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.