TITLE

KICK THE FLYING HABIT FOR OVERLAND TRAVEL

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);5/1/2009, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effort of Forum for the Future, a development organization of Great Britain, to popularize rail and road transport and produce a study of alternatives to flying which, termed as overland heaven. According to the forum, 77% of trips from Great Britain to Europe are by air when much of the European continent is within the reach of high-speed trains. It believes that the rail travel can reduce the climate footprint of a journey by up to 95% compared with flying.
ACCESSION #
41980337

 

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