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High speed train between Paris and Berlin could open as soon as 2023
French rail operator SNCF hopes to start running the one day trip between the two capital cities as soon as December next year.
What are the best rail passes for travelling across Europe?
If you are thinking about travelling through Europe by train, a rail pass could be the best option for saving money.
Queen Elizabeth II makes surprise visit to open London's new rail line
The monarch unveiled the Elizabeth line today. Here's where the new route will stop, and how much the Crossrail project cost.
You could be paid to travel all over the UK by train - here’s how
Now you can go on 10 train journeys for free with this new British competition.
Transport company shows solidarity with Ukraine painting a train in yellow and blue
A local railway in Kagawa Prefecture, western Japan, is running a train in the Ukrainian flag colours of blue and yellow in a show of solidarity with railway operators in the country.
These 5 European countries have no airport, here’s how to reach them
If you want to visit these European countries, you’ll need to travel by land or sea.
Belarus arrests four for trying to sabotage railway links to Ukraine
Minsk has claimed that officers shot and injured the suspects because they had tried to "resist arrest".
Train travel across Europe just got easier thanks to this new merger
Known as Project Green Speed, the merger aims to make high-speed rail travel an attractive alternative to flying.
End of the line in Finland for last direct EU-Russia train link
It's the end of the line for a twice-daily service between Helsinki and St Petersburg, the only remaining rail link for Russians travelling to the EU, as the last service arrived in the Finnish capital.
7 incredible European cities you can easily reach by train
Wondering how to plan a holiday to Amsterdam, Florence or Seville without flying? Travel by rail.
Refugee train routes delayed by technical issues in Italy and Poland
Some scheduled trains were cancelled while others were stopped on Poland's 820 kilometres of railway.
Ukraine travel: Railways run extra train services for refugees
Some countries are offering free tickets to Ukrainian nationals.
Hop aboard the 9 most beautiful train journeys in the world
For adventure-seekers looking to get off the beaten track, or road-weary travellers searching for a slower means of travel, our listicle is your ticket to ride on nine of the world’s most beautiful train journeys.
What happened on my 43-hour train journey from Chicago to LA
We pass herds of buffalo, wild deer, huge ranches and even ghost towns...
These are the top 5 most exclusive train journeys in the world
The journey is part of the experience when you travel by train - so here are some of the best luxury options out there.
Faster trains and cheaper tickets under new EU rail plans
The European Commission has announced new plans to boost long-distance and cross-border train travel in Europe as part of efforts to tackle climate change.
Portugal to Singapore: This could be the world's longest train journey
Is travelling so far by rail even possible?
Can a smart ramp solve transport's accessibility problem?
A Japanese rail company is trialling an automatic ramp that helps wheelchair users get on trains independently. But is it a long-term solution to a major problem?
Spain is planning high-speed trains between London and Paris
The national Spanish rail company Renfe is taking on Eurostar with their new line.
Applications are now open for 60,000 free Interrail passes
There are thousands of free Interrail tickets available from today and all you need to do is fill in this short form.
AlpInnoCT: the European project using intermodal transport to protect the Alps
The Alps are an essential transit area for freight transport. But road traffic generates noise, pollution and traffic jams in this sensitive ecosystem. A European project has a solution: the transfer of goods from lorries to trains.
Controversial redesign of Paris' Gare du Nord scrapped over costs
Costs for the project had risen to €1.5 billion from an initial €500 million projection.
TGV at 40: Its latest model is launching into an age of global rivalry
Unveiled 40 years after its first service, the latest generation of the TGV faces stiff competition from high-speed trains around the world.
Entire Dutch rail network disrupted by communications breakdown
The Dutch rail network ground to a halt on Thursday evening due to a communications breakdown between drivers and traffic managers.
The EU promotes the virtues of train travel with the 'Connecting Europe Express'
Travelling throughout Europe only by train has its difficulties, but the EU and its members are highlighting the environmental virtues of this form of transport with the 'Connecting Europe Express', a train that is currently crisscrossing the continent.
HS2 explained: Why people are fighting the UK’s ‘inept' new railway
The UK’s largest infrastructure project in generations faces a debate in parliament tonight. We take a look at the history of HS2 and its profound environmental impacts.