The Travel supplement in today’s edition of The Guardian is devoted to the new golden age of train travel. From sleeper services through Europe to rail rovers around the UK
Good source of ideas/inspiration/interesting articles
traveling for a long destination by train is a best option.
I recall the “trains” thread started with the first trans continental train to pull into Vancouver
How about one of the trans-Canadian ones? I believe you can break your journey up? The scenery looks amazing!
I travelled on the Indian Pacific a few years ago, from Sydney to Perth. It wasn’t my choice. I was accompanying an old friend to celebrate her retirement. Beforehand, I did think: three and a half days …and what’s to see on the Nullarbor Plain?!
I was so wrong. A fascinating trip. And firm friendships formed.
A long rail journey sounds fascinating but on thinking more about it, not sure I would enjoy being entombed on a train day after
Doesn’t appeal to me at all – I like to get where I am going in the shortest possible time.
A long rail journey sounds fascinating but on thinking more about it, not sure I would enjoy being entombed on a train day after day.
I thought this was an interesting piece, perhaps I should start thinking about this for a future trip.
Had a search on our rail partners, seems there are plenty of options to select from
Any thoughts @peterlynch ?