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The Perfect Pair

Favorite European combos When selecting a rail pass for travel in Europe, you’ll soon discover that there are so many inviting options.  From the Eurail Global Pass covering travel throughout 22 countries, to a variety of multi-country combinations.  Here are some of our most popular rail pass pairs: France & Italy With the France –...
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Spotlight on Ireland

Explore its rugged coastal & lush green landscapes Ireland draws visitors from around the world thanks to a number of reasons…all of which are uniquely Irish!  Whether it’s to hike along Ireland’s rocky cliffs, converse in a cozy pub while enjoying a pint of Guinness, walk the Giant’s Causeway, dance a jig to traditional music,...
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Travel Spain by Train

E-tickets now available for all domestic rail routes Planning a trip to Spain this summer?  Travelers will be happy to know that booking transportation around this vibrant country just got easier as ACP Rail International now offers domestic train routes as e-tickets.  Spain’s popular train routes are numerous, whether it’s travel aboard the high speed...
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Day 11 – England’s Riviera Line to St. Ives, Cornwall

May 24, with an early start to the day we were ready to continue our journey south from Cardiff, Wales to St. Ives, England.  We had originally planned to stop in Bath along the way but were informed there was a service interruption – not a problem, as the beauty of traveling with a BritRail...
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Day 4 – Armadale Castle on the Isle of Skye & Journey to Glasgow

May 17, we woke up to breakfast made to order at Shalimar B&B and contemplated what to do for the day.  When staying in Mallaig, it’s popular to take a ferry to the neighbouring islands, including the Isle of Skye, Eigg, Muck or Rum.  The last three being smaller with tiny populations of 30 people...
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Day 3 – Sleeper train to Scotland & Journey through the Highlands

May 16, we spent the night on ScotRail’s Caledonian Sleeper train where we each had a ‘berth’ and woke up to the green landscapes of Scotland. Here’s the deal on sleeping on the move and what to expect : • From London Euston we had the choice of arriving in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. There...
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FAQ – I would like to travel the popular route from London to Glasgow. Can you please outline the train stations, expected travel times, train frequency and any other details of what I may experience on this route?

You will depart from London Euston and arrive at Glasgow Central train station.  Depending on the train, the trip duration ranges from approximately 4hr 8min to 4hr 30min on direct routes.  On average a train departs every hour but during peak times the frequency is as often as every 30 minutes.  Virgin Trains service this...
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Scotland’s Scenic North Highlands

Kyle Line: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh Known to be one of the most scenic railway journeys in Scotland, the Kyle line runs from Inverness to the small port of Kyle of Localsh on the West Coast, with a journey time of approximately 2 1/2 hours.  Views en route include rugged mountain scenery, the coastal...
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We’re giving away a pair of rail passes!

Enter our train travel photo contest Last we checked the photo that’s currently leading with the most likes, had 248 likes, so if you have a train travel picture and just as many loving friends then post your picture on ACP Rail’s Facebook page for a chance to win a pair of rail passes! How...
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Scenic Routes in Norway

Videos give you a sneak peak The Rauma Railway (video available here) runs on the route Oslo S – Dombås – Bjorli – Åndalsnes-Trondheim, taking passengers through picturesque mountains, over spectacular bridges, through winding tunnels and past the tallest rock-face in Europe; the Trollveggen.  The sightseeing focus of the Rauma Line is especially enjoyable from...
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