Category Archives: train

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

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Looking over the edge

From the train, this is the first view of the expanse of the Grand Canyon. We then pulled into the station, and saw another of the steam locomotives and the last existing wooden train station in the US. I had

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Looking over the edge

From the train, this is the first view of the expanse of the Grand Canyon. We then pulled into the station, and saw another of the steam locomotives and the last existing wooden train station in the US. I had

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The Train

I am once again in Arizona with the intention of exploring the northern part of the state, having ventured south in 2014. On discovering that there is a train to the Grand Canyon, I could of course not resist travelling

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The Train

I am once again in Arizona with the intention of exploring the northern part of the state, having ventured south in 2014. On discovering that there is a train to the Grand Canyon, I could of course not resist travelling

West to Eden

My next journey is one I had been contemplating for a long time – sleeper train from Paddington to Cornwall, a day at the Eden Project near St Austell and then the train back up to the South East during

West to Eden

My next journey is one I had been contemplating for a long time – sleeper train from Paddington to Cornwall, a day at the Eden Project near St Austell and then the train back up to the South East during

Amsterdam Centraal

And at the end of my day admiring the heritage and architecture of Amsterdam, I was welcomed back onto the trains by this amazing station building. The building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened in 1889.  It may look

Amsterdam Centraal

And at the end of my day admiring the heritage and architecture of Amsterdam, I was welcomed back onto the trains by this amazing station building. The building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened in 1889.  It may look

Across three countries

The weather on the other side of the channel wasn’t that great once we emerged from the Channel Tunnel.  Despite being able to buy a ticket from London to Amsterdam, I needed to change trains in Brussels having travelled through

Across three countries

The weather on the other side of the channel wasn’t that great once we emerged from the Channel Tunnel.  Despite being able to buy a ticket from London to Amsterdam, I needed to change trains in Brussels having travelled through

HS1

The train tracks from St Pancras to the Channel Tunnel are known as HS1 (short for High Speed 1).  They are the most recently built train lines in the UK and their design incorporates learning from previous lines as well

HS1

The train tracks from St Pancras to the Channel Tunnel are known as HS1 (short for High Speed 1).  They are the most recently built train lines in the UK and their design incorporates learning from previous lines as well