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All aboard! Taking the Sleeper Train from London to Glasgow

by Sharon Whitley Larsen “Is this your first time on a sleeper train?” asked affable David, the ScotRail lounge car attendant, as he poured me a glass of wine, the lights of a small town passing fleetingly by in the dark window. I assured him that I had been on numerous overnight trains: from London...
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Eurail Global Pass

Bulgaria newly added If you now purchase a Eurail Global Pass you can also visit Bulgaria! This means that you can enjoy train travel in 22 countries with this one pass, including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and...
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Helsinki, Finland to St. Petersburg, Russia

New High Speed Trains New Allegro trains connect Helsinki and St. Petersburg, beginning December 12th, 2010, where the journey time is cut by two hours, to a speedy three and a half hours!  These timely connections depart from downtown Helsinki and arrive in the center of St. Petersburg, known for its beautiful canals. Service will...
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5 Best Night Train Journeys

Arrive early ready for a day of exploring A sleeper journey has great advantages that just can’t be overlooked! Night journeys are a great way to cover a large distance without spending daylight hours traveling, and saving a night’s hotel cost.  In Europe, many of the countries are so closely connected making travel relatively seamless;...
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