Rock and rail

Bayes, Robin
January 2008
Travel Weekly Australia;1/25/2008, Issue 80, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the increased preference of Australians for traveling by train. It cites that Australians ranked second behind Koreans in terms of tourists who frequently book European train trips. It also highlights the various modern rail trips, including the Rocky Mountaineer train for those traveling to Canada, the Acela Express for those traveling from New York to Boston, Massachusetts, and the Bullet Train for those voyaging from Tokyo to Shin Osaka, Japan.


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