Published On Jul 18, 2022
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I live in the Netherlands, where we have some pretty great trains. But there's a country in Europe that does trains better. Much better, in fact.
Switzerland has some of the best trains in the entire world - second, perhaps, only to Japan. What makes these trains so good? And what is it like to actually ride them?
The Slowest Express Train in the World - The Glacier Express
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References and Additional Reading
The integrated timetable of Switzerland
Watching the Swiss: A network approach to rural and exurban public transport
Live map of the Swiss Railways Network
Trafimage - Live Swiss Railway Punctuality
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SBB Facts and Figures - Punctuality
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