Where to expect new or expanded train service in the US

US Amtrak service is growing, albeit very slowly To the untrained eye — especially one familiar with the pace at which new passenger train lines and services are being developed in Europe, China and Japan — the Amtrak train system in the U.S. may seem stagnant. But...

Why so many late trains, and what you can do to help

Late trains have many causes, from sharing tracks to basic accidents Those who travel by train in North America must plan trips to avoid any set plans within an hour or two — sometimes more — of their scheduled arrival because of late trains. Though trains offer a...

Travelers United video — Travel on the train

We hope you enjoyed the Travel on the train video. There are more in the series. Visit our video page and subscribe for more travel tips covering airlines, trains, rental cars, and hotels. Charlie LeochaCharlie Leocha is the President of Travelers United. He has been...

10 tips add value to bargain train travel in Europe

No stress, bargain train travel in Europe One of the fastest, easiest, and least stressful ways to get around Europe is by train. On three recent trips over the pond, I used BritRail as well as SwissRail passes and individual tickets, both purchased through Rail...

Riding "The Canadian" across Canada

Travel across Canada by rail on The Canadian The Canadian, operated between Toronto and Vancouver by VIA Rail Canada, is a government-owned corporation that is akin to the US’s Amtrak. Although Canada has invested even less in passenger train development than the...