Train journeys

The New Silk Road: The world's longest train journey

The New Silk Road: The world's longest train journey

China is known for chasing superlatives -- now it can add marathon train journeys to its growing list of unparalleled achievements
China opens world's longest bullet train line

China opens world's longest bullet train line

Between Beijing and Guangzhou, 22 hours is now eight hours. But some say it's still cheaper and faster to fly
Buddha could help Chinese tourists conquer their fear of India

Buddha could help Chinese tourists conquer their fear of India

The Mahaparinirvan Express promises Chinese travelers a “safe and fully air-conditioned” pilgrimage in India
Deccan Odyssey: India's old luxury tourist train gets chugging again

Deccan Odyssey: India's old luxury tourist train gets chugging again

But Indian bureaucrats and the global economic climate may yet derail this classic train
Stranded tourists take on the longest railway in the world

Stranded tourists take on the longest railway in the world

Three young Belgians stranded in Beijing because of the volcanic ash-induced travel chaos will be going home the old-fashioned way -- by train. But not just any train
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