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The Top 10 Most Instagrammable Luxury Train Trips Revealed

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A Guide to Union Station Chicago

Union Station Chicago is the third-busiest rail terminal in the USA, serving 140,000 passengers on average every week day. This intercity and commuter rail terminal is situated in Chicago’s West Loop Gate neighbourhood and is the size of 10 blocks, making it one of the largest stations in the USA. The station opened in 1925 and […]

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A Guide to Union Station, Los Angeles

Union Station Los Angeles is known as ‘the last of the Great Railway stations’ in the United States. This attractive station was built in the 1930s, combining Art Deco, Mission Revival and Streamline Moderne style. Today it is the largest railway passenger station in the Western United States, serving 110,000 passengers a day. Four of […]

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A Guide to Penn Station, New York

Pennsylvania Station (or Penn Station as it is most commonly known) is the main intercity railway station in Manhattan. In 2019 over 600,000 passengers used it every day, making it the busiest station in the Western Hemisphere. The station is situated in the midtown district in Manhattan, beneath Madison Square Garden. All intercity trains from […]

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White Pass and Yukon Route – Alaska

The White Pass and Yukon Route is a railroad in Alaska, an isolated railway line connecting Skagway with Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon. The railroad was built in 1889 during the Klondike Gold Rush and used by workers seeking their fortune out in the goldfields. Today it’s a heritage rail route taking passengers on three […]

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Canada USA

New York to Toronto Train – The Maple Leaf

When it comes to railway journeys, few are as exciting, famed as the Maple Leaf, the New York to Toronto train operated by both Amtrak and Via Rail. The train takes passengers on an international journey across North America, from the bright lights of New York to cosmopolitan Toronto – the capital of Ontario.  The […]

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Sunset Limited – New Orleans to Los Angeles

The Sunset Limited is the oldest named train in the United States. First introduced in 1894, it was handed to Amtrak in 1971 and has been hosting train travellers on its New Orleans-Los Angeles and Los Angeles-New Orleans routes since then. This historic train travels between Louisiana and California along Amtrak’s most southern route. On […]

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The Rupert Rocket – (Jasper to Prince Rupert Train), Canada

The Skeena train (known locally as The Rupert Rocket) offers travellers the chance to ride for two days from Jasper National Park in Alberta deep into British Columbia. The train travels north-west passing snow-covered Mount Robson (the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies) and the Cariboo Mountains. There are plenty of opportunities on the way […]

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The Ocean Train – Halifax to Montreal

One of the most popular overnight train journeys in Canada takes you from Montreal in Quebec to Halifax in Nova Scotia. Travelling very comfortably on board the Ocean train, this one night 836-mile journey is fun for all ages. The train has been carrying travellers from Montreal to Halifax for over 110 years, giving those […]

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The Winnipeg to Churchill Train – Canada

Polar bears, beluga whales and Northern Lights, that’s what lies in store for travellers booking a ticket on Canada’s The Churchill Express, the gateway to Canada’s Great White North. Formerly the Hudson Bay Railway, the Winnipeg-Churchill train journeys 1,700km through the northern Manitoba province, from the capital of Winnipeg to remote Churchill, through Saskatchewan. As […]

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The Canadian Train – Toronto to Vancouver

At 2,800 miles, aptly named The Canadian runs the longest passenger train route in north America, from the eastern capital of Toronto to Vancouver on the Pacific coast. The train is operated by Via Rail Canada, the country’s national train operator, and is truly one of the world’s greatest train journeys. Over a four-day trip, […]

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Rocky Mountaineer Train – Canada

Winding its way through rugged mountain passes, forests filled with grizzly bears and grazing crystal-clear lakes, Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer train is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The company operates three distinct rail routes through British Columbia and Alberta, attracting 100,000 passengers every year thanks to its top-standard service and perks like glass-domed ceilings and outdoor viewing platforms. […]