Rail travel fans in Europe can look forward to visiting Turkey now via their Eurail Passes. Starting in January Turkey’s state railway ( T.C.D.D.) will be a member of the Eurail Global group. Always thinking forward, the folks at Eurail seem to know when the trend heads in their direction.
Since we reported on the Russia-Finland Free Visa issue, visitors to the Russian Federation via high speed rail have increased by 22 percent over the same period a year ago. According to the news, some 100,600 rail passengers traveled between Finland and Russia in the first quarter of 2011.