A FILOFACTS ON …. TRAVEL (TRAINS)

TRAINS
seat61.com – the original online guide to railways of Europe and beyond, by mark smith
trainline.com
redspottedhanky.com
some of the rest is old and needs checking …
for railway maps:
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/maps.aspx
or buy a Thomas Cook map via Amazon
for London see
londontransport.co.uk and/or thetube.com
railcards at £20 are worthwhile if you are going to spend at least £60 on standard fares
railcard.co.uk/
see railchoice.co.uk for a selection of all-in passes
tip: if you hold a discount card, check offers without it – system has been known to glitch …
eurotunnel.com for car train thro Chunnel
eurostar.com for passenger services to Paris or Brussels
raileurope.co.uk for info on tickets and passes for 31 countries, including Eurostar services
euro-network guide:
railteam.eu/en/

specialist Great Rail Journeys at greatrail.com
sun tel guide to 5-star rail journeys (16/9/07):
http://tinyurl.com/2yfpqp
bahn.co.uk hs good euro timetables esdp. for germany, scandinavia, central and eastern europe.

french trains
voyages-sncf.fr
(click the union flag for translation or see english version at raileurope.co.uk):
good for france, switz, italy, spain.
see also idgtv.com?

see Thomascookpublishing.com for the Independent Travellers’ Edition of the European Rail Timetable

aussie trains … bridgeandwickers.co.uk
indian trains … gwtravelco.uk
the rockies explorer … titanhitours.co.uk
andean highlights tour … orient-express.com
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