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The most interesting
train journeys
in the world

The trans-Siberian

The trans-Siberian

— The longest trip —

This journey was made with the point of joining Moscow with the Sea of Japan. The voyage is a total of 9282 kilometres. Departing from Moscow, the train makes its way through 11 key cities to see before reaching its final stop: Vladivostok, a city that almost borders with China. All the stops along the way have been chosen for a reason. Each stop on the journey has its own once in a lifetime experience for you to try.

9282km

The Jacobite
The trans-Siberian

The Jacobite

— The most romantic —

The Jacobite or otherwise recognised as the famous journey that Harry Potter rode to Hogwarts in the famous Harry Potter movies. As if that was not enough, people have also branded this journey as "The best train journey on the planet". The train departs from one of the most noteworthy mountains in the world which is also the highest in the UK (Ben Nevis).

Shanghai Maglev
The Jacobite

Shanghai Maglev

— The fastest one —

Although this train is known as the fastest on the planet, there is a debate that it is the most cutting edge and futuristic too as this one was the very first to operate via magnetic lift. The Shanghai Maglev that reaches speeds of up to 500 km / h did not come at a cheap price costing an incredible $1.2 billion to make.

500km/h
(310 mph)

The Flåm
Shanghai Maglev

The Flåm

— The most scenic —

The Flåm standouts as one of the most marvellous excursions on the planet. Along the way this journey allows you to get acquainted with the Norwegian fjords which is a must-see opportunity. Departing from Flåm the train takes you on a spectacular voyage through the high mountains towards Myrdal station. Covering roughly 20 km in total, this short but sweet journey will spellbind you. While riding in comfort you will encounter the absolute most wonderful landscape in Norway, travelling past huge mountains covered in snow.

20km

Wuppertal Suspension Railway
The Flåm

Wuppertal Suspension Railway

— The strangest —

The famous Wuppertal Suspension Railway is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Despite this train is just a regular means of everyday transport for locals, people still travel to this part of the world to experience the hanging train. This is mainly because it is one of only a few hanging trains on the planet. The route of this trips is both beautiful and elegant and you can experience all of it in just 30 minutes. You must go back to 1901 for the first time this train began to run, as a result, the train is also established as the oldest electrically raised trains throughout the world. As mentioned there are plenty of incredible views to experience along the way, however, here are some stops worth visiting during your journey.

Shiki-Shima
Wuppertal Suspension Railway

Shiki-Shima

— The most luxurious —

This Japanese train has a capacity of just 34 people, it is with good reason has each person can enjoy a two-story suite in the middle of their carriage. Within these lavish rooms that are all private, contains two beds, a lounge and your very own bathroom. Each side of the carriages have big glass windows whereby you can enjoy the spectacular views available. The voyage duration is a total of four days. During those four days you will have access to some of the best food in Japan as the menu aboard was designed by Michelin-featured culinary expert Katsuhiro Nakamura.

34
people

The Orient Express
Shiki-Shima

The Orient Express

— The most well known —

Due to literature, the Orient Express is now widely acclaimed throughout the world. As of now, the journey can be taken from London, all the way through Europe to Istanbul. The reason this train is now seen as one of the most extravagant and high-end worldwide is because it passes through some of the most popular and luxurious European cities including Paris, Munich and Milan. These are just some of the cities you can visit along the way, there a currently 5 different routes available that all have their own spectacular routes through popular European cities. The voyage lasts for a total of six days and five evenings.

The Ghan
The Orient Express

The Ghan

— The one with the most landscape contrasts —

If you wanting to travel and see as much of Australia as you can then this is the train journey for you. This extravagant journey is world famous as during the voyage you can travel from one side of the country to the other while reaping the benefits of the incredible contrast in scenery. Along the way you will experience different scenery and many different colours as you travel through both beautiful green landscapes and bright red deserts all on the same journey. As if that wasn’t enough, this voyage also allows you to see some of Australian’s most common animals!

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