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 London to Manchester 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 Manchester, 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 London and Manchester 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.
Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from London to Manchester while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.
Did you know?
New York holds the record for the most platforms and track numbers in a single station. Grand Central Station in Manhattan is one of the largest rail terminals in the world with more than 44 platforms and 67 tracks to accommodate passengers.
You can find dogs as passengers on the trains of Moscow, where there is a large number of stray dogs. Over time, the dogs have learned the inner workings of the rail system and it is not uncommon to find one travelling between the city and the suburbs.
Railway companies played a major role as early as 1883 in the use of time zones as we know them today.