Rail Facts: interesting facts and figures about the UK railway network

Here at NationalRail.com, we are huge fans of everything to do with the UK rail network, and we love to share tidbits of information with you, our fans! So next time you’re buying train tickets, have a go at our UK Rail Facts Quiz to learn about the interesting spots along your train journey!

Give it a go: UK Rail Facts Quiz

What is the longest train station name in Britain?

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How long is the UK rail network?

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How many bridges and tunnels are there on the UK rail network?

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Where is the UK's longest railway bridge?

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Which UK train station has the most platforms?

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What is the UK's longest non-stop passenger service?

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Where is the longest railway tunnel in Britain?

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Where is the lowest point on the UK rail network?

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Where's the longest train station platform in England?

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Which train station is the busiest in Britain?

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What's the world speed record for steam engine trains?

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Where is the steepest hill on the UK rail network?

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