Rail Map Europe 2015: Icon Illustrated Railway Map of Europe perfect for Interrail and Eurail pass holders

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Explore the whole European railway network with the full color and icon illustrated RailMap of Europe. 


- Index with Country flag and RailMap pages

- Detailed explanation of RailMap legend and what to look out for on RailMap. 

- Easily identified High speed routes

- Main railway lines (seat res usually required) and local lines 

- Green highlighted and easy to identify scenic routes

- Ski resorts and summer hiking destinations

- Ports and popular ferry routes

- Stations with shower facilities

- National parks and areas of outstanding beauty

- Cities and towns with airports

- Sandy beaches and stunning coastlines

- Major inland lakes

Top tourist destinations and major transport hubs are highlighted.  These towns and cities also correspond to the RailPass Planning PC App tool’s interactive locations that when activated display Day and Night Train connections which can then be selected to create a route. 

Also included is instructions for how to receive a complete PDF of  RailMap Europe and password for the Interactive RailPass Planning tool.

This is an indispensable travel guide for anyone who is using the railway of Europe, Turkey and North Africa and especially useful for Interrail and Eurail pass holders.

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About the author

Caty Ross is an Interrail pass enthusiast with a passion for creating Maps.  

RailPass RailMap started as a planning tool to enable getting the absolute most from the European Global Interrail Pass.  

The interactive apps and eBooks have now expanded to a full colour printed version, Kindle eBook and Google Play Book.

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Solitaire Contracts Ltd
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Dec 31, 2015
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Travel / Maps & Road Atlases
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 Welcome to RailPass RailMap Europe, Turkey and North Africa 2017 
Explore the whole European railway network with the bright full color and icon illustrated RailMap of Europe. New revised edition has additional detailed maps of central Belgium (including Brussels), central Paris, London detailing links to major airports, Central Roma, Central Madrid including metro stops connecting main line train stations and Central Switzerland and Southern Austria (including Zurich) and Central Berlin. 

Buyer Please Be Aware 

If you are looking to purchase a detailed railway map of Europe which displays all the station stops and are a professional railway enthusiast then please note that RailPass RailMap 2016 has been specifically designed with the Global RailPass holder in mind. You will be disappointed if you want a completely definitive network guide and aesthetically pleasing curvy line artwork. RailPass RailMap is all about enabling the reader to navigate around the network in an easy to read, easy to understand, easy to pack away format (i.e. can be folded in half) and full colour durable quality paper and laminated gloss cover (i.e. most large printed folding maps quickly suffer from tearing). 

RailPass RailMap 2016 is absolutely designed with the backpacker in mind. The large square paperback format enables large spreads which have the look and feel of a folded map with many duplications so you can easily follow the network across the spreads. 

All the top tourist destination, cities and major towns on the network are highlights in large bold printand RailMap is designed to provide a generalized and schematic representation of the Railway network so the reader can quickly locate the best routes to their chosen destinations. 

Included: - Easy to understand Index with Country flag and RailMap pages 
- Detailed explanation of RailMap legend and what to look out for on RailMap 
- Easily identified High speed routes (bright Orange). E.g. TVG, Eurostar, Thalys which always require additional supplements 
- Main railway lines (seat reservation is usually required) 
- Majority of local lines (where no reservation is required) 
- Bright green highlighted and easy to identify scenic routes for the whole network so you can choose the most interesting and awesome routes 
- Bus routes (pink lines) where the train network is in repair or is seasonal etc. 
- Popular Ski resorts and summer hiking destinations 
- Ports and popular ferry routes 
- Train stations with shower facilities 
- National parks and areas of outstanding beauty 
- Sandy beaches and stunning coastlines 
- Mountain ranges and major inland lakes 
- Major Budget Airports (with accompanying airport codes) 
All the major network connections, intersections and junctions are easy to follow to enable you to quickly get to your chosen destinations. 

RailPass Planning Apps 

Included in your purchase is access to the RailPass Planning PC App tool. This PC app is an essential aid to planning a RailPass and provides instant access to the complete Night Train network, interactive route planning and 100’s of pre-created routes to enable you to see just what is possible. The paperback RailMap is generated via this tool so you will instantly feel at home using the App. Also part of your purchase is the complete PDF of RailPass RailMap including the whole of Switzerland in detail. 

This is an indispensable travel guide designed by a backpacker for other backpackers who are going to be extensively using the entire railway of Europe, Turkey and North Africa and especially useful for Global Interrail and Eurail pass holders.
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