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Rail Expert Rob Carroll on his favourite rail journeys

What are Rail Expert Rob Carroll’s favourite rail journeys? The Commerical Director of Airedale Tours gives us the low-down on the world’s best buffet cars and why he loves travelling through Scotland on a train. What’s been your favourite rail journey? For very personal reasons I would choose the West Highland Line. My late mum […]

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Why Great Pottery Throw Down’s Keith Brymer Jones loves rail travel

Great Pottery Throw Down presenter Keith Brymer loves rail travel. Here he shares details of his favourite rail journeys – from overnight trains in China to a drive-on train journey in his childhood. What’s your favourite rail travel journey? The Northern Explorer from Paraparaumu to Auckland. It’s an incredible journey that takes a long time […]

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Railway Expert Andy Brabin on the future of train travel

Railway expert Andy Brabin is the boss of rail travel company DiscoverByRail. Here he talks about the future of train travel, his favourite trains and why he can’t wait to launch his new business. How does your company DiscoverByRail work? Based on my personal experience and knowledge of railway travel, I will give you inspirational […]

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21 Reasons to be Cheerful About the World of Trains in 2021

Next year is shaping up to be one of the best years for railway travel. From all the buzz surrounding the European Year of Rail, to Venice Simplon-Orient-Express’ super luxe new suites, faster Amtrak trains and a major new exhibition that celebrates the iconic Trans-Siberian Express, there’s never been a better year to get on […]

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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 East Asia

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 […]