Travelling by train makes the journey part of the day out. There is an excitement and sense of occasion that cannot be matched by other forms of transport. From the Hogwarts Express to the Railway Children and Thomas the Tank Engine, kids today are reading stories about train travel; why not let them experience the wonder and awe of the railway in real life with Iarnród Éireann?
Rail explorer is an exciting web based interactive tool to engage young people in discovering our national railway system. The Rail explorer is for everyone – young and old that has an interest in rail travel. There are many gems to be discovered from the stories of the first railways and the lives of the navvy workman to the modern maintenance systems employed to keep the rail fleet moving.