About Train Travel
Train Travel Tips
Taking the fastest trains allows you to travel at speeds greater than 300 km/h. Taking a trip from New York to Washington is not only much quicker but more comfortable too! You can usually travel directly to the city centre and save time while you're at it.
No matter if you plan to take a regional or high-speed train to Washington, the planet will thank you. You’ll help to protect the beautiful landscapes that will unfold before your very eyes.
The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between New York and Washington compared to the same trip made by plane or car. A truly ecological mode of transport that will allow you to easily reduce your carbon footprint.
Make a music playlist for your train ride from New York to Washington, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
Did you know?
You can find the straightest railway in the world in Australia. This railway line is 478 kilometres long and is also considered the longest and straightest railway line in the world.
Some trains in Sweden can recover more than a fifth of the energy they use by braking. This is especially true with ore trains as they descend from Narvik to Kiruna.
One of the deepest train stations in the world is in Kiev. Located at a depth of 105 m, it was designed in this way to serve as a shelter in the event of an attack. The second deepest station is in China. Badaling station is located 60 m under the Great Wall of China!