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All you need to know about the Seven Stars in Kyushu Train

Each month we look at dream bucket list rail journeys we’d all like to experience at least once in our lives. We’re kicking off with the Seven Stars in Kyushu Train in Japan, one of the most luxurious railway journeys in the world. Where does the Seven Stars in Kyushu Train go? Kyushu Island is […]

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Southeast Asia

Death Railway – Bangkok to Nam Tok

Death Railway is a heritage rail route in Thailand, journeying from Bangkok to northern Nam Tok via the famous Bridge on the River Kwai. The railway gets its name for the tragic circumstances in which it was built, constructed by the Empire of Japan during WWII using allied prisoners of war and other slave labourers. […]

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The Reunification Express, Vietnam

One of the world’s best train journeys takes place on the Reunification Express – a two-day journey from Hanoi to Saigon that travels through Hue, Danang and Nha Trang. The French colonialists built the line but it now celebrates the reunification of the two nations severed by the Vietnam War. On a 34-hour overnight journey […]