Font size: A A A A
Home > Trip Types and Activities > Rail Travel
Rail Travel
The Latest Developments from Europe's Railways   

News By: Jena Tesse Fox

With new trains, new deals and changes in the UK's rail network, riding the rails through Europe is quickly becoming a dominant mode of transportation.More>>

German Trains Report High Increases in Passenger Numbers   

News By: Jena Tesse Fox

Germany's Deutsche Bahn trains are reporting that during the first six months of 2012 the number of passengers increased to more than one billion.More>>

Italy Unveils New High-Speed Train   

News By: Jena Tesse Fox

National rail operator Trenitalia has unveiled a full scale mock-up of the of the Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train.More>>

Virgin Rail Loses Only UK Route   

News By: Jena Tesse Fox

The West Coast rail line has been taken for Virgin Rail's control and given to rival FirstGroup PLC.More>>

Canadian Rail Company Rocky Mountaineer Launches First U.S. Rail Route   

News By: Newswire

The new route will connect Seattle, WA to the Canadian Rockies. More>>

VIA Rail Canada Shows Value of Family Rail Travel   

News By: Newswire

Multi-generational family travel is an important selling tool, VIA Rail Canada says.More>>

Report: Eurail Pass Sales Increase   

Eurail Global Pass sales increased by 9.4 percent and Eurail Select Pass sales increased by 5 percent compared to 2011.More>>

Amtrak Looks at Future of High-Speed Rail Travel   

Amtrak announced a $151 billion improvement plan on Monday that includes 37-minute trips from New York to Philadelphia at speeds approaching 220 miles per hour. More>>

ScotRail to Undergo $7.8 Billion Overhaul   

Caledonian Sleeper services, which are to benefit from a $156 million investment, will be let separately under a contract which is expected to last for up to 15 years.More>>

Eurostar Adds Quiet Cars to Trains   

News By: Jena Tesse Fox

Eurostar is introducing a new quiet coach facility onboard all of its trains for travel as of September.More>>