Transport

Rail in the Dales: a new tourist train has opened in Yorkshire

Explore the Dales in a different light this summer on this brand new tourist route.

Getting outdoors in the North York Moors

Experience the glorious outdoors of the North York Moors on foot, horseback or even from the air.

Cheese trains and glacier expresses: 7 of the best Swiss railway journeys

Sit back and watch the stunning landscapes of Switzerland from the comfort of your carriage with these seven unique train journeys. 

The Tashkent Metro

More than just a convenient form of public transport, the Tashkent Metro is a beautiful highlight of the city itself

Ben le Vay’s top ten rail journeys

Britain from the Rails author Ben le Vay gives his favourite British railway journeys. 

A self-drive tour of the Faroes

Discover the best way to see these islands while driving yourself

The best desert railways in the USA

Heading through dramatic canyons and vast barren landscapes, these are the best desert railways in the USA.

The best mountain railways in the USA

USA’s railways traverse some spectacular mountain scenery. 

England’s best heritage railways

Very few people aren’t moved to a wistful nostalgia at the sight and sound of an old locomotive in full steam – here are some of the most popular places in England to enjoy the experience. All aboard!

Sri Lanka by rail

Sometimes travelling is about the journey more than the destination. This is especially true when taking a train trip through scenic Sri Lanka.