Talking Travel train buffs (Roy Lowey and Bob Fisher) can
personally recommend Mexico's Copper Canyon rail tour.
to an audio report of our wonderful Copper Canyon rail experience,
will need MP3 software installed on your computer. With a high
speed connection, this report opens in 10-20 seconds.)
Seeing the U.S. By Train+
A very user-friendly site
Great American Orient Express
Ten unique North American
Via, Canada's national
passenger train service, offers many special packages and unique
train journeys. This comprehensive site will give you everything
you need. The private company
Rocky Mountaineer Railtours also offers one of the most spectacular
train trips (through the Canadian Rockies) in the world. Bob Fisher's
Destination Canada report,
Châteaux in Canada: the Great Railway Hotels is also a
great backgrounder for Canadian train travel.
This one-stop shopping online
resource will help you plan your rail trips in Europe. Eurail passes
are an excellent and cost-effective way to travel throughout Europe,
especially on trains such as France's TGV (train à grande
Some comparison shopping at
this site is a good idea.
Train travel is still one
of the best ways to experience a country. It is also still one of
the most romantic. This site says it all.
and Exotic Train Trips
This Info Hub Specialty
Travel Guide site is a good source for some of the most exciting
trips, especially for those who are passionate about train travel.
Indian Pacific, The Ghan, The Overland
Ask Marcus! He'll tell you
that Australia has some of the best train trips in the world. This
site will give you a good idea. Note the aesthetics of this website.
Who said websites weren't an art form!
an Escape Artist — By Train
This site will give you even
more information on great train trips around the globe. It's also
good just for armchair travelling.
Good Old (Train Trip) Days Are Still Here
This site has a plethora of
train trip and train information, especially antique and historic
train trips in the U.S.
Slowly and Close to the Land
Robert Powell Sangster's article
gives a whole new sense of why the sound of a train whistle is music
to many people's ears.