Trains

Train Tickets

Large cities often have a correspondingly large transit system which includes trains, subways and buses. Of these systems, the train system is often the longest route in the city and may even extend into the suburbs. The various systems usually offer connections from one system to the other. Taking a train can be a good way to commute to work, take a long vacation or business trip, or enjoy a scenic route for a fun trip. Planning the trip can be a daunting task for those who are unfamiliar with trains. Thankfully, there are many online sites that will serve as guides to first-time train travelers. Passenger train routes differ in that they transport passengers...

Travelling by Train in Europe

Travelling by train in Europe is one of the most efficient, cost effective means of transportation. It's also the local way. Many Europeans use public transportation such as buses, subways and trains as their primary mode of transportation. In the U.S., travel by train is much less common and accessible, so there is some important information to consider before trying to use a train. Using trains is much cheaper than flying or renting a car. Travelling by train is a quicker form of transportation than rented cars. European trains are more reliable than in the US, allowing greater flexibility for the traveler. Trains offer more space than one would have...

Luxury Train Trips in the USA & Canada

There are few things more romantic or whimsical than traveling by train through idyllic North American landscapes. The only thing that makes it better is to do so in the lap of luxury. Here are the top three luxury train trips to take in the USA and Canada. Looking to travel within Western Canada? Then look no further than the super luxurious Rocky Mountaineer. Offering connections between Seattle and the Canadian hub of Vancouver, journeys through the Canadian Rockies and the Goldrush country of Quesnel are also available. The most popular (and most picturesque) route- First Passage to the West- winds its way through the canyons and mountain ranges of...