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How David Bowie Fell in Love with Travelling by Train

David Bowie hated flying but loved travelling by train and seeing the world pass by through a window. We celebrate his life on the rails on what would have been his 74th birthday… Today, 8 January 2021, would have been David Bowie’s 74th birthday. Born in Brixton London in 1947, he died in New York […]

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Station Guides

A Guide to Moscow Kursky Railway Station

Moscow Kursky railway station is the largest of Moscow’s nine railway stations, and one of the busiest in the whole of Russia. The station was built in 1896 and there are currently plans to completely refurbish or even rebuild the station, but a date and final plans are yet to be confirmed. Unlike other stations […]

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Northern Europe

Moscow to St Petersburg Train – The Red Arrow

With a striking dark red and golden yellow livery, the iconic Red Arrow is Russia’s oldest and most famous train, and it has quite a history. The train was built in 1931 to shuttle the communist elite of Soviet Russia between Leningrad and Moscow, and still operates the same route to this day (albeit with […]

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Northern Europe Southern Europe

Moscow to Nice Sleeper Train – Russian Railways

The Moscow to Nice sleeper train is one of the longest rail routes in the world, stretching 2,607 km across eight countries – in fact, it’s hard to believe it’s a railway line at all. The train has been operating since 2010, the first railway line connecting Russia and the French Riviera since the days […]

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East Asia Northern Europe

Tsar’s Gold Trans-Siberian Train, Moscow to Beijing

On board the Tsar’s Gold Trans-Siberian private train, you’ll enjoy one of the most iconic railway journeys in the world. Travelling along the popular Trans-Mongolian route, this grand five-star journey will take you from Moscow to Beijing on one of the world’s most luxurious trains. This trip allows guests to enjoy the best sights of […]

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Asia & India

A Complete Guide to the Trans-Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian Railway is one of the greatest railways in the world, spanning three countries and two continents. Transporting both passengers and freight, it’s a safe and popular route for all travellers, even those going solo. The term ‘Trans-Siberian Railway’ actually covers three lines across Siberia, the Trans-Mongolian, Trans-Manchurian and Trans-Siberian, all with the same […]

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East Asia Northern Europe

The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express

The Trans-Siberian Express is undoubtedly the most famous train route in the world, a journey from the west to the far east shrouded in intrigue and mystery. The railway actually encompasses three routes, the Trans-Siberian (from Moscow to Vladivostok), Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Manchurian, both to Beijing. The most luxurious and comfortable way to make this fabled […]