Train travel is much more than just a mode of transportation. Throughout time, “riding the rails” has been portrayed as an exciting and romantic way to travel. Whether you choose the Orient Express or the Northeast Express, train travel has many advantages. It’s a great way to enjoy the countryside in relative comfort and, if you travel on a rail pass, it’s also very economical. As with everything else, train accessibility varies throughout the world. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the major rail systems throughout the world and see how they stack up access-wise. Access varies, depending on the route and the train, but all Amtrak trains have at least one accessible coach car. Amtrak passengers can either travel in their own wheelchair or opt to transfer to a coach seat.