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Underrated Cities in Europe That We Love

I have a love-hate relationship with travel lists. When they’re inane, generic, lack perspective, and are researched from a desk, I loathe them. When they’re useful, subjective, opinionated, and written from personal experience, I find them inspi...
by grantourismo on May 29, 2014

The Most Beautiful Train Journey In The World, Sri Lanka

Long train and bus journeys are part and parcel of travel, some days you love them and some days you hate them. This train journey from Kandy to Ella was one we were certainly looking forward to, all the guide books had it hyped up as one of the ‘m...
by Wandering On on Oct 18, 2013

Holiday Travel by Train

More and more people are turning to Amtrak as a reliable way to travel for the holidays. After the terrorist attacks of 09/11/01, airport security has become increasingly difficult to Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on Jun 16, 2013

Travel Europe by Train

Planning a Europe tour? Why don’t you make it by train? Every nook and corner of Europe is picturesque. The pastoral beauty, the bovine grazing in serene meadows, vineyards and breathtaking countryside can be best enjoyed when you travel by train.
by Best Travel Deals on Mar 26, 2013

Wifi on all Intercity trains from 2013 in Hungary

State Railways, Mav-Start announced, they equip 750 railcars with wifi system, so all Intercity trains are gonna have free WiFi access. Above Intercity trains, all Stadler Flirt and several trains around Budapest will have the service.

Railjet at top speed in Austria

Austrian State Railways (OBB) able to operate Railjet trains between Vienna and Sankt Polten, thanks to the improved tracks, at top speed of 230kmh. Travelling time between Vienna and Salzburg and Vienna – Linz is going to be shorter by around...

Europe Holidays- Have Unlimited Fun

It is fun indeed to plan for a vacation and its double fun when the vacation becomes enjoying. Besides planning and scheduling, it’s the fun of unpredictable moments that makes a vacation plan exciting and enthralling. Same is applicable for Europe...
by Best Travel Deals on Oct 30, 2012

Cafe to go or new RegioJet service

RegioJet introduced its new cafe rail car. The new, former Austrian OBB 1st class coach, cafe offers snacks, light meals and cafes till you sit, relax or have a meeting. While you have a meeting, you are on the way to your destination. The new cafe r...

Europe Holidays-There Is Fun Unlimited To Enjoy

It is fun indeed to plan for a vacation and its double fun when the vacation becomes enjoying. Besides planning and scheduling, it’s the fun of unpredictable moments that makes a vacation plan exciting and enthralling. Same is applicable for Europe...
by Best Travel Deals on Oct 28, 2012

Train collision in Bratislava, 19 people injured

Two passenger trains have collided near the main train station in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, injuring 19 people, AP reported. Slovak Railways spokesman Tomas Sarluska says the crash occurred Friday October 26 afternoon when one train hit the...

New rail company, Leo Express in Czech republic

New rail company will start operation, between Prague and Ostrava from 9th December 2012, named as Leo Express. Leo Express will run test rounds without passengers till December, but from that time they expecting to give competition on one of the mos...

No more direct train to Sarajevo from Budapest?

There is going to be a change in timetable of national and international trains from Budapest. Due to rumours, direct train IC259 Drava between Budapest and Sarajevo, also IC200/201 Kvarner between Budapest and Zagreb will be cancelled. Centraleasteu...

Croatian Railways to cut 44 international lines

In cost cutting measures, Croatian Railways have decided to cut 44 international passenger lines and only offer 12 destinations from 9 December this year, reports website Tportal. Out of the current 56 international lines, only 46 are profitable, whi...

New korean trains for Ukraine

State Railways of Ukraine buys new trains for Hrakov-Kyiv route, made by Hyundai. The modern motorcars can go by 160kmh max. speed and will be 9 of those, to upgrade service on a main route, mainly due to upcoming EURO2012 football championchip. Tran...

RegioJet is the first private rail company in Slovakia

RegioJet - which parent company is the well known Czech budget bus company StudentAgency – started as the first private operator in Slovakia from 9th March. RegioJet operates trains on Komarno-Bratislava route for 9 years. RegioJet uses Siemens...

Starbucks on swiss trains

The well known coffee chain Starbucks and the state railways of Switzerland (SBB) will join hand and introduce Starbucks on wheels. The first Starbucks will be available on St. Gallen-Genf route Intercities from 2013. Actually, SBB’s own cafete...
by SeeUinEurope.com on Mar 6, 2012

13 dead in train crash, south west Poland

At least 13 people were killed, and 60 injured, when two trains collided in south west Poland, Saturday night. The PAP news agency reports that the death toll has risisn to 13 as rescuers try to free trapped pasengers. Earier, Silesia governor Zygmun...

Westbahn stops Salzburg – MUC service

Austrian State Railways’ biggest rival has decided to abandon one of its new coach services. Westbahn, which entered both rails and roads last December, announced yesterday (Mon) that it would not operate between Salzburg station and Franz Jose...

Track maintenance on rails in Hungary, Moscow train on different route

Track upgrade between Puspokladany and Szajol cause rerouting in several trains. Tisza Express, which runs between Budapest and Moscow not running though Miskolc-Nyiregyhaza, not going to Debrecen and Szolnok. Ister EN, all intercities to Romania and...

Railjet derailed

Two cars of Railjet train derailed on the way from Zurich to Vienna on 21st February evening. RJ363 Railjet derailed in West of Austria on the way from Zurich Hauptbahnhof to Vienna Westbahnhof. Travellers told, that the train was jumping, glasses...


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