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  • This viaduct carries the Perth to Aberdeen railway line across the South Esk River at Montrose, Angus. First ScotRail's 170454 is crossing with a train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen by Geof Sheppard from Wikimedia Commons

    UK Rail Report

    I just returned from a trip that included a week in the UK, focused on train excursions. I based in Inverness, with out-and-back excursions to Kyle of Lochalsh and Thurso, [...]
  • 'The Overland' train headed for Adelaide

    Rail Passes in Australia

    Australian passenger trains are operated mainly by separate state railway systems, with intercity passenger services provided by the separate lines based in Queensland, New [...]
  • Kurobe Gorge Railway by Hiroyuki Mori from Nishinomiya, Japan via Wikimedia Commons

    Riding the Rails in Japan

    Most visitors traveling around Japan plan on using the country’s extensive railway system. Japan built the world’s first dedicated high-speed rail line, between [...]
  • France's high-speed TGV train service is to be renamed "inOui" - photo by SNCF

    French Rail Report

    France was the first European country to adopt the principle of high-speed passenger trains on dedicated right-of-way lines. The first TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) line, [...]
  • Mountain Fuji and Shinkansen bullet train at Fuji city

    Rail Service in Asia – Overview

    Here is a quick overview of the widely divergent kinds of rail service in the huge expanse of Asia. We have already posted details in a few areas, with more to come. Visitor [...]
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New Berlin-Munich High Speed Rail Service

by editor in DESTINATIONS

Starting December 10, high-speed ICE trains will start linking Berlin and Munich in as little as 3 hours, 55 minutes. This new schedule cuts almost two hours off the best [...]

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  • Tram of tramway of Florence (Comune di Firenze) by User:Gf9, via Wikimedia Commons

    Florence Airport Link Opens

    February 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

    A new light rail route links Firenze (Florence) Amerigo Vespucci Airport with the central rail station.  Trains run every four to five minutes on most days; every eight to [...]
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    Eurail Upgrade Deal

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