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A Wintry Ride in a Japanese Potbelly Stove Train

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Check out featured Train Travel Journeys including guided rail tours and independent travel by train. Photo: Aboard the Tsugaru Railway's potbelly stove train, Aomori, Japan. © mmqmmq | Flickr

Japan's potbelly stove train... Siberia's rocket tram... Denver's new ski train... more

A Wintry Ride in a Japanese Potbelly Stove Train [theatlantic.com]

Siberia's speedy 'rocket tram' which only stops rattling through taiga when cold hits -58C [siberiantimes.com]

All aboard the new Denver ski train [theguardian.com]

Is this the world's most spectacular steam train journey? [telegraph.co.uk]

All aboard the Alaska Railroad [ktva.com]

The longest train journey [thenews.com.pk]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Pathankot-bound Kangra Valley Railway steam train departing Nagrota, India. © Phil Cotterill | RailPictures.Net

Himalyas on the cheap... Tales from a train... Romance on the rails... more

A 100-mile rail trip through the Himalayas – for just 42p [telegraph.co.uk]

Tales from a Train: Travelers tell stories of their journey [bigstory.ap.org]

Romance on the rails: 5 train trips to take with that special someone [chicagotribune.com]

Inside the Most Luxurious Train in Africa: Rovos Rail [vogue.com]

Exploring The Best Routes Of Europe By Train [travelerstoday.com]

How to ride the last remaining sleeper trains [telegraph.co.uk]

Bucket-list train trips: Riding the Trans-Siberian Railway [usatoday.com]

Breathtaking views that inspired Lord Byron: A spectacular trip on Europe's highest railway [dailymail.co.uk]


 
Train travel journeys

Check out featured Train Travel Journeys including guided rail tours and independent travel by train. Photo: Transrapid maglev (magnetic levitation) train, Shanghai, China. © David Spiciarich | Flickr

The world's fastest train... Through Texas heartland... Abuja to Kaduna... more

Shanghai: A high speed getaway like no other [bbc.com]

Amtrak journey to Fort Worth offers different view of Texas [mystatesman.com]

Nigeria: The Train Ride From Abuja to Kaduna [allafrica.com]

Bullet train guide to east Japan [okinawa.stripes.com]

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth [telegraph.co.uk]

This Spectacular 4-Night Train Trip Across Canada Only Costs $397! [popsugar.com]

Hokkaido's Nagamare Kaikyo train tour rated best in Japan in 2016 [japantimes.co.jp]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Indian Pacific, Nullarbor Plain, Australia. © Great Southern Rail

A real Aussie adventure... Beer crawl via LA Metro... Turkey's night trains... more

Indian Pacific travel a real Aussie adventure [themorningbulletin.com.au]

How to plan a craft beer crawl along the Metro Gold Line [latimes.com]

Turkey's overnight trains: Oh the places you'll go! [dailysabah.com]

An 8-year-old girl's long journey home [chinadaily.com.cn]

The Joy of Not-So-Secretly Drinking on Russian Trains [vice.com]

Amtrak: We'll just get a private train car [medium.com]

Traveling Around Alaska on a Train Is Totally Gorgeous [lifehacker.com]

6 amazing scenic railway routes across Scotland [dailyrecord.co.uk]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Amtrak California Zephyr, Nevada. © Amtrak

SF-NYC for under $250... Tracking the arts in Japan... From Hue to Danang... more

Across the USA by Train for Just $213 [dereklow.co]

An Artistic Train Journey through Japan [huffingtonpost.com]

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

All aboard - if you dare! Vertigo-inducing images chart the history of the Alpine railway with a 48% gradient [dailymail.co.uk]

The 5 World's Most Scenic Train Rides [travelerstoday.com]

Amtrak ski train debuts between Denver and Winter Park [cnn.com]


 
Train travel journeys

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

Scotland's jaw-dropping line... DC Metro for students... Shikoku's foodie express... more

Two jaw-dropping reasons to take a train on the West Highland Line [glasgowlive.co.uk]

Have Metro, Will Travel: A Student's Guide to D.C. [voanews.com]

JR Shikoku focuses on first-class food for tourist train [asahi.com]

New Zealand's Northern Explorer: Train takes the strain [nzherald.co.nz]

The 10 Best European Night Trains [townandcountrymag.com]

Tour Britain's cities and countryside on the heritage railways [commdiginews.com]

The Ghan, Darwin to Adelaide: all aboard the camel train [theaustralian.com.au]

India: Meals on wheels [thehindu.com]


 
Train travel journeys

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

South Africa's wine tram... Shinkansen sprint... Brazil's Serra Verde Express... more

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

Mikawa-Anjo Station offers foreign visitors brief, cheap shinkansen experience [japantimes.co.jp]

Brazil's Serra Verde Express Is A Magical Train Journey [plus55.com]

Swiss sensation! See real snow from the comfort of a first-class seat aboard the thrilling Glacier Express train [dailymail.co.uk]

New York: Ski trains coming to Gore [poststar.com]

Why Myanmar by train is a bumpy bargain ride [scmp.com]

Japan Railways opening reservations for ridiculously luxurious Kyoto-west Japan sleeper train [en.rocketnews24.com]

Next summer be part of the Grand Hibernian Train Journey [irishcentral.com]


 
Train travel journeys

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

Crossing the Deccan Plateau... Tracking Gaspé by Pontiac... Kobe's disco train... more

The Luxury of the Deccan Odyssey [news18.com]

Canada: Riding the Gaspé rails in a '57 Pontiac [cbc.ca]

All aboard the Kobe Disco Train! [rocketnews24.com]

Crimea: How to survive the longest trolleybus route in the world [rbth.com]

The magic, romance and sustainability of the Winter Park Express ski train [denverpost.com]

Japan's Tokyu to launch new tourist train to Izu next summer [nikkei.com]

Norway: Take a Virtual Train Ride on the Steepest Railway in the World [travelandleisure.com]

Luxury Private Rail Car Travel Across the Rockies [timesunion.com]


 
Train travel journeys

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 [theguardian.com]

The History of Southern Africa, by Train [nytimes.com]

The European train trip that every family should take [telegraph.co.uk]

Myanmar's Train To Nowhere [roadsandkingdoms.com]

The best way to see Scotland [pressandjournal.co.uk]

Russia: Trans-Siberian adventure [nzherald.co.nz]

A Romantic, Old-World Train Journey Through Southeast Asia [vogue.com]

All aboard the Hogwarts Express [hindustantimes.com]


 
Train travel journeys

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

Last train to Basra... Japan on a two buck ticket... Beating Europe's planes... more

The Only Train From Baghdad [roadsandkingdoms.com]

For train lovers, a bargain 760-km trip may be just the ticket [the-japan-news.com]

When European international train travel beats the plane [runwaygirlnetwork.com]

Alaska's Coastal Classic Train: breathtaking scenery made easy [dailyadvertiser.com.au]

Five of the South's top railroad museums and excursions [ajc.com]

Family travel: Rail journeys [natgeotraveller.co.uk]


 
Train travel journeys

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

Epic cable car rides... Coasting in Taiwan... Journeys of faith... more

Open-air decks and glass bottoms: The world's most epic cable car rides [independent.co.uk]

The Best Train Routes on Taiwan's Coastline [channelnewsasia.com]

Journeys of faith by train in India [globalsistersreport.org]

Day tripping Cape Town: Train adventures to take you back in time [news24.com]

Dine along the railways with Newport Narragansett Bay Railroad Company [wpri.com]

Officials to Salem Halloween revelers: Take the train [salemnews.com]

What to Do on the Rocky Mountaineer, a Two-Day Train Ride [cntraveler.com]

What it is like to travel in Deccan Odyssey, the best luxury train in India [businessinsider.in]


 
Train travel journeys

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

Amtrak hits the slopes... Switzerland, son in tow... Tracking New Zealand... more

Colorado's Famed Ski Train Is Back For Winter Vacation Fun [forbes.com]

A Grand Tour of Switzerland, Reluctant Son in Tow [nytimes.com]

New Zealand: Intercity trains take stress out of travel [nzherald.co.nz]

Chicago: 4 easy Amtrak treks [chicagoparent.com]

India's latest "tiger train" heads to Assam rhino park [traveldailymedia.com]

Eagles part of fall scenery on Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad trip [wvmetronews.com]

The most scenic great continental railway journeys [radiotimes.com]


 
Train travel journeys

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

Ghan-tastic Australia... Rail romance in Europe... On the fringes... more

The Ghan Expedition: Travelling Through Australia By Train [luxurylondon.co.uk]

Top romantic European train trips [thetimes.co.uk]

Eye-opening train journey reveals society on fringes [desertsun.com]

Canada's greatest rail journeys [wanderlust.co.uk]

All aboard the toy train to the foothills of the Himalayas [usatoday.com]

6 great secrets from the Trans-Siberian railway [cnn.com]

Taking a trip back in time on a Swiss steam train [lenews.ch]

Amtrak Is Bringing Back the Great Dome Car to Upstate New York [travelandleisure.com]


 

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