9 of the best, funniest and oddest rail commercials made for TV.

December 10, 2015


Rail and metro has always had to compete with other transport modes, negative public perceptions and sometimes confusing changes of brand name and ownership. A big part of promoting the positive nature of train travel from operators all over the world has been television commercials. They can have a big impact on the public’s view of trains, for example in the UK, a 1988 advert coined the phrase ‘Let the train take the strain’ a phrase that is still commonly used, even if British Rail whom it advertised ceased operations in 2001. Today SmartRail World Editor Luke Upton, runs down nine of the best, funniest, most unusual and quirky rail adverts from around the world. Let us know which one is your favourite or which we’ve missed (Editor@GlobalTransportForum.com) and we’ll add them in! Happy watching! Website Insert Perfect Answer copy

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