Whether you travel by the train for business or pleasure, travelling by train should always be a pleasure. It is a much nicer experience than choosing to travel by any other form of public transport. Travelling by train can also be a much nicer experience than choosing to travel by your own private transport such as a car, this is because you can avoid adding time and stress to your journey by getting stuck in unwanted traffic jams. You can also end up paying a lot more to own a car than spending money on public transport. You have to face the constant rise of petrol prices being hiked up, and also have to consider car insurance, tax and maintaining your car to stay on the road.
As I have already stated, travelling by train over car is a lot cheaper, but is the train cheaper than other forms of public transport? You can get very good deals if you choose to travel by train, especially if you know in advance. You can go on line on your computer and book your tickets in advance where you can hugely discounted ticket prices. The UK rail network also goes across the entire UK, so don’t be worried about to being able to get somewhere. You can also get yourself a train pass which you can buy months in advance so that you will always be prepared to travel by train.
If you choose to travel by train, you will also be helping out with the environment. Everyone is being constantly asked to do everything they possibly can to help out the environment. If you choose to travel by car over train, then you will be tripling the amount of carbon emissions produced during your journey time. If you do decide to travel by car, it is encouraged that you car share so that you do not produce as many carbon emissions by travelling separately.
The time of your journey can be hugely cut if you decide to travel by train, if you travel regularly during peak times, then you will often get stuck in traffic jams. UK travel network take pride in their rail safety to ensure that trains are very regular and on time, which will get to your destination quickly and safely. Rather than battling your way through an endless line of traffic, make things easier for yourself and sit back and relax on a nice peaceful train journey.
Shaun works for a rail safety company and improves railtracks all around the UK. For more information go to http://www.arbilrail.co.uk