The rail network in Great Britain is the oldest such network in the world. The system consists of five high-speed main lines (the West Coast, East Coast, Midland, Great Western and Great Eastern), which radiate from London to the rest of the country, augmented by regional rail lines and dense commuter networks within the major cities.
Eurostar operates trains via the Channel Tunnel to France and Belgium Enterprise trains link Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
They provide long-distance links throughout the United Kingdom: in England and Wales the majority of coach services are provided by National Express Megabus runs no-frills coach services in competition with National Express and services in Scotland in co-operation with Scottish Citylink
We have special arrangements with local taxi companies that offer you good value for money. More information on request.
The London Underground carries more than one billion passengers a year, as many as the entire National Rail network.
With around three and a half million journeys made each day, on 11 lines serving 270 stations, we are now running more services than ever before on the 150-year-old network