How train travel ought to be …

February 10, 2008

The Spanish high-speed rail network is growing rapidly and offers a service that is barely-imaginable for hard-pressed UK travellers: 220mph trains, reasonable fares, a high-speed network that will eventually have a station within 30 miles of home for 90% of the population … and full refunds if the train is 10 minutes late !

Take a look at this recent Guardian article for the full story on what modern railways can be like with sufficient investment.


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