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.
Allegro High Speed Between Finland and Russia Booming
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.