Train travel

World's most expensive train ticket?

World's most expensive train ticket?

Eight weeks on rails might sound like murder on the Orient Express. But with tickets at $36,500, you won't be in the cheap seats
Nothing like it in the world: China's time-tripping steam railway

Nothing like it in the world: China's time-tripping steam railway

A short drive from Chengdu, China’s incredible Jiayang Railway offers spectacular mountain scenery and a window into the Industrial Revolution
London Underground: 10 tips for Tube survival

London Underground: 10 tips for Tube survival

The world’s first subway marks its 150th birthday. Mind the gap and stand clear of the doors
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
Memorable moments in Grand Central's 100 years

Memorable moments in Grand Central's 100 years

Run-ins with Nazi saboteurs and scrapes with military rockets; New York's iconic train station has a lot to look back on, as it celebrates its centenary
How fake train tickets are made in India

How fake train tickets are made in India

Massive train ticket theft discovered in Mumbai as peak holiday season begins
Official: Korean travel fares update

Official: Korean travel fares update

Fuel surcharges hit air fares, Korea Tourism Organization offers discounts on train travel
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
10 great, epic train journeys

10 great, epic train journeys

From coast-to-coast mega journeys to short hops across a country, here are 10 of the best train journeys in the world
Thailand train trips: 3 overnight journeys from Bangkok

Thailand train trips: 3 overnight journeys from Bangkok

Now that everyone can fly, hitting the rails is a far more romantic prospect. Here are a few of the most popular sleeper car trips
13 ways to have fun when stranded overnight

13 ways to have fun when stranded overnight

All-night bowling and good deed challenges will keep travelers amused until the subways and trains start rolling again
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