travellers in 2015
years of rail travel experience
|London||Hull Gb||02:33||AU$ 71|
|London||Stratford Upon A||01:59||AU$ 12|
The National Rail (NR) is the generic term used by the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) to denote the passenger services in United Kingdom. In northern Ireland, the national railway company is the Northern Ireland Railways (NIR). There are several train companies operating in the UK, namely First great Western, Virgin, CrossCountry, East Coast, East Midlands trains, First Hull trains, Grand Central Railway, Southeastern and Eurostar. The best way to travel extensively all over Britain is by using a BritRail pass.
You must experience the highlight of United Kingdom such as Edinburgh, London or Cardiff, but there is so much more to see. Get off the beaten track and visit Sheffield with its rich history and pleasant shops. Then hop on a train to Bath for its architecture. Head Newport for its amazing buildings and finally go to explore Dundee!
United Kingdom provides everything you want. From lazing on sandy beaches in Devon region to, trekking in Scotland’s Highland greenery, from lively centre such as Dundee’s to Unesco-listed sites such as the world-famous Stonehenge, you will be spoiled for choice. You just need to catch the train to go from one place to another!
Scottish kilts, little Big Ben Tower, welsh Cashmere jumpers, mugs with the country’s flag pattern, red telephone box magnet, you can find as much souvenirs in the cities gift shops as in the seaside trinket shops.
Food & Drink
Try the Fish and Ships, that you can eat in every seaside places in United Kingdom. Board on a train to Scotland, enjoy the haggis and drink good whiskies, or go to Northern Ireland to taste beers in the traditional pubs.
Reach Wick, the further point in the UK, taking a first ScoRail train. For those who want to cross the country from one side to another, that’s the starting/finishing point.