Rail travel

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A hike in Scotland’s borders – ‘a world of emerald hills, meandering rivers and tiny villages’
The Borders Railway Line opens up walking trails through a landscape of rivers, ruined abbeys and museums, bringing to life a turbulent and poetic past

Robin McKelvie

18, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on cheap train travel: a lesson from Germany | Editorial
Editorial: While the British rail industry is subjected to managed decline post-Covid, other countries are taking a more imaginative approach


14, Aug, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Ryanair boss is the teller of Brexit truths | Brief letters
Brief letters: Michael O’Leary | Joined-up thinking | Mythic rail journeys | A rejection from Raymond Briggs | What to call an egg pricker

14, Aug, 2022 @5:13 PM

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Mocked for my name like Kévins of France | Brief letters
Brief letters: Name blame | Survival kit | Rishi Sunak’s degree plan | Travelling too far


08, Aug, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Green line: take a window seat on Ireland’s most beautiful train trips
There’s no need for a car – cheaper rail fares in Ireland have made these six stunning rail trips even more appealing and sustainable

Vic O'Sullivan

03, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Rail route of the month: gliding past Finland’s pristine forests and lakes
Our slow travel expert explores Finland’s borderlands with Russia as she embarks on a 300-mile journey from Helsinki to North Karelia

Nicky Gardner

02, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Keir Starmer sacks shadow transport minister who joined picket line; train drivers vote for fresh strike – as it happened
Labour leader fires Sam Tarry from frontbench after he gave interviews on picket line; Aslef announces drivers will strike again over pay

Jamie Grierson (now); Geneva Abdul and Tobi Thomas (earlier)

27, Jul, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Sand, sea and blazing blue skies: my car-free break in Cumbria
Untouched beaches, poetry and spectacular views are among discoveries on this exploration of the Lake District’s coastal fringe by rail, bus and on foot

Phoebe Taplin

26, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Wait was far from trying to get Railbookers refund
The site had not paid our Paris hotel; the hoteliers then charged my credit card nearly €900

Anna Tims

19, Jul, 2022 @11:00 PM

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I took the train to Antwerp, Belgium – here’s my guide to the city
In the final leg of our odyssey to celebrate 50 years of Interrail, we explore a city that’s seriously hip, but also caters for those who are just beer-curious

Emma John

13, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Is your backpack full of dreams?’: readers’ Interrail memories
With Interrail hitting 50, our tipsters reminisce over trips from the Arctic to the Algarve, recalling cheesy chat-ups, amazing sights and eccentric route planning

Guardian readers

07, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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I took the train to Brno, Czech Republic – here’s my guide to the city
We continue our celebration of Interrail’s 50th birthday with a visit to a relaxed, youthful city that’s deeply into music and food

Emma John

06, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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