About Us

Platform 9

Travel differently – travel by train and be surrounded by amazing landscapes and scenery you would not usually see if you fly. We offer train travellers a variety of product options. Independent travellers can choose from Europe, Japan and other rail passes to explore the country of their choice by rail.

Alternatively, they can pick from a variety of rail holiday packages like the luxurious Eastern and Oriental rail, the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada or the Trans-Siberian Railway from Russia to China.

Pacific Arena

Platform 9 is the leisure rail retail brand operated by Pacific Arena Pte Ltd - a leading international travel service provider. Incorporated in 1976, we have grown to be one of the largest Singapore-based travel service companies. We offer a wide range of travel products and services to the corporate and leisure traveller as well as visitors to the Southeast Asia region. We have built strong partnerships with some of the leading brands in the travel business. We currently have a client base in excess of 400 corporate and public sector clients. Our corporate travel team provides travel management services to many multi-nationals, regional and local companies.

We have established a network of affiliates in major Asian countries, as well as Australia, New Zealand, the Maldives, Europe and North America. As a key player in the corporate market, we are known for top-notched quality service, competitive rates, and customised travel solutions. As a flight specialist, we have unparalleled access to a propriety database of promotional and discounted fares. We offer convenience and accessibility as we are open seven days a week. Our shops are ideal for the independent traveller who wants to travel freely without having to go with the constraints of a group tour.

Why Rail Holiday?
Travelling around by train is the best way to get around and you get to Travel differently!

Here are 3 good reasons to travel by train:
01 The Experience
Travelling by train provides a unique experience, not only do you get to enjoy magnificent sceneries, you will also get to meet the locals or even fellow travellers. It is a fantastic way to chat and learn about the different cultures of fellow commuters.
02 Comfort
Enjoy ultimate comfort on your Rail Holiday. On trains, you will find spacious carriages with lots of legroom, large seats and space for luggage. Most of the time, you can even find a café, bar or restaurant on-board.
03 Convenience
Most main train stations are located in the heart of the city which allows you to reach your ultimate destination with real ease by the city’s public transportation.
About Rail Holiday?
Depending on your travel needs, there are several Rail Holiday options available to suit every traveller.
01 Rail Passes
Rail passes allow travellers to explore mainly Europe, Japan and Taiwan at their own pace. Travellers get to pick the countries or cities that they would like to visit and pick a pass that matches their travel plans.
02 High Speed Rail
High Speed Rail allows travellers to cover large distances quickly, they can operate at a speed of up to 320 km/hr. They are usually modern, comfortable and offer a high level of service.
03 Scenic Trains
From the comfort of your seat, you will enjoy the best of the world’s landscapes. Hop on a scenic train and treat your eyes to dramatic landscapes from mountain scenery to picturesque coastlines. Sit back and enjoy the ride of your life.
04 Luxury Trains
Travel in style with luxury trains. Settle into deluxe private accommodation and be pampered by the first-class service it offers. Indulge in gourmet meals, comfortable lounge cars and be cared by attentive on-board staff.
Create an inspiring adventure with unforgettable memories and experience the elegance of train travel - select a relaxing rail journey through Southeast Asia or Canada.
05 Packages
Rail packages allow you to enjoy a hassle free holiday with maximum freedom! All packages come with rail tickets, pre-arranged accommodation, transfers and some even include sightseeing passes.