Tuesday, March 26, 2002

The Downeaster

Passenger trains are now operating on the 115-mile line between Portland, Maine and Boston, Mass for the first time in 30 years. The website is here.
The success of SNCF in France on short-haul routes such as Paris-Brussels and to London via the channel tunnel has been augmented by the new high-speed train route to Marseilles. They are showing how to substitute short-haul flying as they now claim 60% of the Paris-Marseilles market.

No comments: