The Flower Carpet in the Grand’ Place is a biennial event that covers the center of Brussels with intricately woven fresh begonias. Get all the details & how to travel to Brussels by train.
Americans commercialize this holy day with green-tinted Guinness, “Kiss me I’m Irish” buttons and parades a-plenty. In Ireland, traditions abound without the corny green beer. Read about the top 10 reasons why it is better to celebrate in Ireland and how to travel from Britain by ferry.
Architectural and industrial design is on display in our round-up of high speed rail news, with a look at the world’s fastest trains and a new design for Paris’ Austerlitz station.
Our President and CEO, Frédéric Langlois, blogs about his outlook on train travel in 2012.
The first section of the Rhine-Rhone High Speed Rail link went into service, allowing shorter journey time between France and Switzerland.
There’s more to German food than sausage, beer and black forest cake. Yes, this is the land of frankfurters and hamburgers, but there’s so much more. Let’s dig in.
SNCF Reschedules 12,000 Daily Departures. Environmental benefits of rail. Delays on Frankfurt-London route and more – all in our latest roundup of high-speed rail news from around the world.
Celebrate “Buon Natale” where it all began – in Italy, where you won’t find Santa down the chimney or cookies by the tree. Instead, revel in a feast of seven fishes and a witch who bestows gifts on the nice (and coal for the naughty).
California moves forward with its high speed plans. Plus, bats turn construction upside down and a Swiss Train serves up some tennis love for its prodigal son.
From Europe to the middle and far East, the world has a renewed interest in high speed rail travel across countries, and even entire regions.
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Crafted in a region of incredible natural beauty, now a rising star in architectural achievement, Rioja has emerged as one of the world’s best loved and well received wines.
This week, we’re back in Europe, where high-speed progress isn’t slowing to a halt. Think new airport connections straight to the city and a new overnight train to Venice.
On October 20, the world lost one of its greatest industrial designers. Roger Tallon created everything from washing machines to cameras, but his greatest aesthetic achievements came in the form of transport.
Despite Amtrak’s record passenger haul last year, the excitement for building fast tracks in the USA has diminished, mostly due to increasing costs.
We’re dedicating this issue of our high speed rail news series to high-speed train projects in the U.S., or at least what’s left of them. Maybe it’s time to start occupying your local bus stop.