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Check out featured Train Travel Journeys including guided rail tours and independent travel by train. Photo: Amtrak California Zephyr, Nevada. © Amtrak

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Across the USA by Train for Just $213 []

An Artistic Train Journey through Japan []

Hue to Danang: Hai Van Pass viewed from train []

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Photo: The Jacobite, Fort William to Mallaig, West Highland Line, Scotland. © Alasdair Mulhern | Flickr

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Photo: Franschhoek Wine Tram, Western Cape, South Africa. © South African Tourism | Flickr

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The Wine Tram: The best wine route in South Africa? []

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Photo: Deccan Odyssey, India. © Simon Pielow | Flickr

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Photo: Belgrade-Bar Railway, Moraca Valley, Serbia. © Orjen | Wikimedia Commons

Through the Balkans... Tracking Southern Africa... Europe by car train... more

The Balkan express: from Belgrade to Bar by railway []

The History of Southern Africa, by Train []

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Myanmar's Train To Nowhere []

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Russia: Trans-Siberian adventure []

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All aboard the Hogwarts Express []

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Photo: Iraqi Republic Railways operates a single daily train from Baghdad to Basra, Iraq. © CSR Sifang

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Photo: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, California. © Don Graham | Flickr

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Photo: Amtrak Winter Park Express, Colorado. © Bob Brewster | Amtrak

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Photo: The Ghan arriving at Darwin Rail Station, Northern Territory, Australia. © Tourism NT

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