Might the airlines’ insistence on shoving more and more people into a tube, combined with lengthy pre-departure arrival requirements and ever-increasing security annoyances be an opportunity for rail carriers? In the future, will travelers use airlines predominantly for travel over large bodies of water, but revert to trains to cross land?
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etcs has challenged fellow travelers to identify off the beaten path attractions in Europe that are easily accessible via train, and has kicked the thread off with a short list, most of which are located in Eastern Europe.
The United States is known for a lot of things, but its amazing passenger rail system isn’t one of them. At least not since the late 19th/early 20th century, and not in comparison to some other countries.