Other resources

(Rinbad is not responsible for anything on any of these sites.)

Guide to Travelling the Railways of Europe The Enthusiast’s Guide to Travelling the Railways of Europe is a set of pages - frequently updated - comprising: general information about travelling on the railways of each European country; listings of regular passenger train services over unusual, obscure or sparsely served routes, and information about cross-border lines. It lists some useful links.

European Railway Server RailFanEurope.Net holds all kinds of information about the railways of European countries.

UrbanRail The UrbanRail site, formerly MetroPlanet, holds diagrammatic maps and descriptions of the world’s metro systems.

Erik’s Rail News The Swedish site, Erik’s Rail News, summarises, and offers links to, current media stories about railways worldwide.

PSUL The Passenger Train Services over Unusual Lines site lists regular passenger train services over unusual or obscure routes in the British Isles, and in the world beyond Europe.

Marcel Versteeg's site, Railway lines opened since 2000, and to be opened, contains tabulations of railway and tramway lines and stations opened or reopened to passengers since 2000, or still to be effected.

The Closed railway lines in Britain and Ireland site lists dates of cessation of traffic, former ownership and other notes for closed railway lines in the British Isles.

trackmap.net provides links to various railway maps from around the world, including the websmaster's own Danish track layout plans.

The Swedish site, Bruse's Funiculars, contains a database of funiculars, etc. worldwide.

Trainspotting Bükkes contains a useful selection of maps and plans of European railways.

Guy Demeulder's site contains maps of the Belgian railway system.

John Yonge’s Quail Map Company site contains details his meticulous and recommended maps and plans, which are available by mail-order.

The Indian Railways Fan Club site contains news and information about Indian railways.

The Australian Rail Maps site contains a comprehensive collection of schematic maps showing routes of rail passenger services in Australia and New Zealand, with links to timetables for the respective services.

The Monorail site contains information and links about monorails worldwide.

Wikipedia is a free content encyclopedia written collaboratively by contributors from around the world. A search facility is provided but pages of rail interest include a list of railway companies country by country, rail transport by country, and WikiProject Melbourne containing information about Melbourne's public transport.

The Gricer site endeavours to lay out the evidence for the competing claims to the answer to the question "what is the origin of the term gricer".

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