Luxury trains
Luxury trains are special trains designed specifically to offer an elegant train ride, and evoke a strong sense of association as in history, heritage and decadence of a leisurely ride. Luxury trains...
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One Month on the World’s Longest Train Ride for $1,000
In the late 19th century, some guy thought it would be a good idea to build a train service from Europe across the whole of Asia. This guy was Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. And this project became the T...
Transsiberian by Private Train
The epic Private Train Journey on the world's most famous Railway Further Information: http://www.transsiberian-travel.com Over 25 years of experience - More than 30,000 satisfied guests. Director Mi...
Know Before You Go: the Trans-Mongolian Railroad
The Trans-Siberian railroad actually has three main routes. They all follow the same course for the first 2050 miles outside of Moscow, but then they split: the Trans-Siberian continues east to Vladiv...
Steam safari on world's 'most luxurious train'
As soon as passengers arrive at the Rovos Rail station in Pretoria, South Africa, it's clear this won't be a typical train journey. No crowds, just fellow guests -- and only a few dozen of them -- hea...
Venice-Simplon Orient Express
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, or VSOE, is a private luxury train service from London to Venice and other European cities.The original company was founded by James Sherwood of Kentucky, USA, in 19...
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The Royal Scotsman
The Royal Scotsman is a Scottish luxury charter train run by Belmond Ltd.The train is composed of nine cars; two dining cars, five state cars, one crew car, and one observation car. The two dining ca...
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Northern Belle
Northern Belle was an American transatlantic ship which ran aground near Thanet, England on January 5, 1857. No lives were lost, thanks to heroic rescue efforts, in blizzard conditions. However, anot...
British Railways Mark 1
British Railways Mark 1 was the family designation for the first standardised designs of railway carriages built by British Railways. Following nationalisation in 1948, BR had continued to build carri...
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British Railways Mark 2
The Mark 2 family of railway carriages were British Rail's second design of carriages. They were built by British Rail workshops (from 1969 British Rail Engineering Limited) between 1964 and 1975. The...
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British Rail Mark 3
British Rail's third design of standard passenger carriage, designated the Mark 3, was developed in response to growing competition from airlines and the motorcar in the 1960s. A variant of the Mark 3...
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Brighton Belle
The Brighton Belle was a named train which was operated by the Southern Railway and subsequently by British Rail from Victoria Station in London to Brighton, on the Sussex coast. Commissioned as the f...
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Eastern and Oriental Express
The Eastern & Oriental Express carries passengers in luxury between Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. It has been awarded a place on the "World's Top 25 Trains" list by The Society of Internation...
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Pullman train (UK)
Pullman trains in Great Britain were mainline luxury railway services that operated with first-class coaches and a steward service, provided by the British Pullman Car Company.
The first Pullman R...
Pullman train (UK) - Wikipedia
Rovos Rail
28°11′26″E / 25.7176°S 28.1906°E / -25.7176; 28.1906Rovos Rail is a private railway company operating out of Capital Park Station in Pretoria, South Africa. The Society of Int...
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Deccan Odyssey
The Deccan Odyssey is a special luxury train based on the model of Palace on Wheels to boost tourism on the Konkan route of the Indian Railways. The route starts in Mumbai and travels to Ratnagiri, Si...
Maharaja Express
The Maharajas' Express is owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation and is the most expensive luxury train in the world. It runs on 5 circuits covering more than 12 destina...
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is a luxury tourist train run by Indian Railways. It is modelled on the Palace on Wheels, and follows a similar route through Rajasthan. Tourists are taken to several imp...
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels - Wikipedia
Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer is a Canadian tour company offering Western Canadian vacation packages that operates trains on four rail routes through British Columbia and Alberta.
The company was founded by t...
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Blue Train (South Africa)
The Blue Train travels an approximately 1,600-kilometer (990 mi) journey in South Africa between Pretoria and Cape Town. It is one of the most luxurious train journeys in the world. It boasts but...
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The Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot is a luxury tourist train that connects the important tourist spots in the Indian states of Karnataka, Goa, Kerala & Tamil Nadu as well as Pondicherry, depending on the selected...
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The Ghan
The Ghan is a passenger train between Adelaide, Alice Springs, and Darwin on the Adelaide–Darwin railway in Australia. Operated by Great Southern Rail, it takes 54 hours to travel the 2,979 kilometres...
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Trans-Siberian Railway
The Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR, Russian: Транссиби́рская магистра́ль, Transsibirskaya Magistral; [trənsʲsʲɪˈbʲirskəjə məgʲɪˈstralʲ]) is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian F...
Trans-Siberian Railway - Wikipedia
One Month on the World’s Longest Train Ride for $1,000
In the late 19th century, some guy thought it would be a good idea to build a train service from Europe across the whole of Asia. This guy was Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. And this project became the T...
Brighton Belle street mural
The Brighton Belle mural is a series of three painted panels set into the arches of the forecourt of Brighton station, on Trafalgar Street, Brighton. The mural depicts a full-size view of one of the c...
Brighton Belle street mural - Wikipedia
Steam safari on world's 'most luxurious train'
As soon as passengers arrive at the Rovos Rail station in Pretoria, South Africa, it's clear this won't be a typical train journey. No crowds, just fellow guests -- and only a few dozen of them -- hea...
NZR British Rail Mark 2 carriage
The New Zealand British Rail Mark 2 carriages were built by BREL for British Rail in the early 1970s. From the mid-1990s, some were exported to New Zealand and after being rebuilt/refurbished and re-g...
NZR British Rail Mark 2 carriage - Wikipedia
SS Baikal
SS Baikal was an ice-breaking train ferry that linked the eastern and western portions of the Trans-Siberian Railroad across Lake Baikal.
In early 1895 the construction of a ferry across the Lake ...
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Royal Canadian Pacific
The Royal Canadian Pacific is a luxury excursion passenger train operated by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), inaugurated on June 7, 2000, after the CPR received the royal designation for the servi...
Royal Canadian Pacific - Wikipedia