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Euro Travel Quiz #90 - TrainsPourri!

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Today's quiz is all about European trains and railways...

1- What Swiss scenic tourist-oriented train has unique VIP seats and what are those?

2- What is the name of Brussels; main train station in French and in Flemish and in English?

3- In Germany, what is the difference between a U-Bahn and an S-Bahn, both of which may run over the same tracks in city centres?

4- What is the name of the overnight trains rolling between various Scottish towns and London?

5- On overnight trains what is the difference betweeen a Sleeping Car and a Couchette Car - what type of accommodations would you typically find in each?

6- In the Haarz Mountains of Germany you can take a steam train - the Haarzerbahn - up to what fmaous mountain summit and look-out point?

7- The Glacier Express runs between what what terminal point on its western-most trip and what three terminal towns on it eastern part?

8- What are Germany's fastest trains called?

9- If you wanted to take a train from London to Southend-on-Sea what London terminus would you depart from?

10 - Old folks in France may still talk about taking a Micheline - a local train that stops everywhere - how did this name evolve?

Winner gets a free ride on the Fodor's Express, first class, for the next year!

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