About Train Travel
Train Travel Tips
Do you like to go fast? With high-speed trains going faster than 300 km/h on certain routes, the time will fly by. Taking a train between New York and Philadelphia is also a great way to travel to arrive in the city centre and save more time for your stay in Philadelphia.
Whether you take a regional or high-speed train to Philadelphia, you’ll help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of your trip. As you watch the landscapes unfold before your eyes, you can tell yourself that with this choice, you are making sure they remain protected.
The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between New York and Philadelphia 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 New York to Philadelphia while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.
Did you know?
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.
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.
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!