Welcome to the Enthusiast's Guide to Travelling the Railways of Europe
For each country in the Guide, there are three sections:
- General Information about the country and its railway systems
- information on lines with Obscure or Sparse passenger services
- information on Border Crossings, including electrification details
Following the Covid-19 related cuts across Europe in 2020, almost all services have now been reinstated and any that have not must now be regarded as permanent cuts. Almost all countries no longer require mask-wearing on public transport; however it still remains compulsory in Spain and in the city of Wien (Vienna). In Wien masks need to be medical-grade (FFP2).
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For rail services over obscure lines elsewhere in the world outside Europe, please visit Richard Maund's world beyond Europe page.