How to get to Canada from the US for cheap on the railroads

How to get to Canada from the US for cheap on the railroads

Transporting goods and people across Canada on the Canadian high-speed railway has become the norm for thousands of families, with companies like RailLink and Bombardier offering low-cost travel.Here’s what you need to know.Key points: Canada’s railways have a long history of service to rural communities, but the government is building a $1.6-billion network of high-frequency…

The most expensive railway fares in the world

The most expensive railway fares in the world

Transportation costs are a major issue for Australians, with most of our top-end fares on the country’s major rail lines going for less than the cost of the ticket. But it seems that rail transportation is no longer cheap. It is estimated that the cost for a single round trip from Sydney to Melbourne is more than…

How to buy a train ticket in the Irish rail system

How to buy a train ticket in the Irish rail system

Railway transport companies in Ireland are scrambling to attract customers as the railways struggle to compete with global rail firms.Railway transport company MTN and its subsidiary NMT are looking to build a $15 billion, 40,000-kilometre railway in Co Wicklow that would connect the southern city of Londonderry to Cork.MTN has said the route could eventually…