How Far Away From Here Can You Get in 24 Hours?

By Gary Cutlack on at

All these exotic foreign places with their interesting foods and different colour road signs can be reached within 24 hours by train, according to travel data that sorts its destinations simply by how far you can get.

It's part of the Isochrone Maps of Europe project, which doesn't seem to be overly confident in its predictions, as it warns: "Everything is an estimate. Rounding errors abound. Don’t use this for anything but entertainment and curiosity," a catchphrase that could also be used by the UK rail industry.

Oh and the map also includes a bit of assumed swimming to make it easier to get the contours to match up and form their hourly segments, but apart from that... [Isochrone Maps of Europe via Shortlist]


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