Rail Networks

One of the original forms of transport has networks in practically every major country.

Many countries or regions have a good train network, but here are only 5 of the best rail ‘networks’ in the world. Rail passes (see below) can be purchased for all the rail networks below:
Amtrak www.amtrak.com
Amtrack is a huge United States rail network system virtually covering every state in the ‘lower 48 states’ of the country. It extends to most major cities in America.

BritRail www.britrail.com
Rail in the United Kingdom almost covers every main city and town in the country. England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland.
(check out www.virgintrains.co.uk too)

Eurail www.eurail.com
Perhaps the most famous rail network in the world for travel is in Europe. Covers mainly Western Europe. (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Spain & more). High speed trains including Eurostar (between London and Europe), AVE (Spain), ICE (Germany), TGV (France), Thalys and more. These trains are some of the world’s fastest.

Japan Rail www.jrpass.com
An excellent rail system features in Japan and also includes the famous Shinkansen ‘Bullet Train’.

An extensive rail network in Scandinavia, which covers the countries of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

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Need to book rail in Europe?
The best, easiest and most convenient site to book rail in Europe is clearly Trainline.com.  Even better Trainline only issues e-tickets and instantly emailed to you directly after booking.


Trainline.com is an easy 4 step booking process.

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