Can there be a more civilised way to travel than by rail?
Viewing an ever-changing landscape from the comfort of your seat
is surely the finest way to travel. When travelling by train,
your journey is an integral and delightful part of your holiday
experience. What you see from your seat is as much part of the
holiday as arriving at the destination.
Passengers can discover the fantastic scenery and attractions of
Namibia on the spectacular Pride of Africa luxury service, or
experience South Africa's highlights on the wonderful Blue Train -
one of the world's most opulent trains. Travelling by private train
is easily the best way to discover the many charms of this
The superb landscapes of Australia and New Zealand are both best
explored by train, and both countries offer some of the true great
railway journeys of the world - such as the fabulous Ghan, which
travels through the beautiful centre of Australia.
Asia offers some of the world's truly iconic railway journeys,
which take in the continent's magnificent sights and rich cultural
heritage. With luxury hotel trains such as the Palace on Wheels,
rail journeys in Asia are a wonderful, unforgettable
Mainland Europe & Russia
Some of the world's most famous and iconic railway journeys can
be found in mainland Europe and Russia - from the pioneering
engineering feat of the Jungfrau Railway to the lavish
Trans-Siberian Express and Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Both the USA and Canada boast fantastic trains that take
passengers through the stunning scenery of these wonderfully
diverse countries. With trains such as the Rocky Mountaineer and
the California Zephyr, passengers can head from city centres to
sweeping valleys, rocky gorges and impressive mountain ranges.
From breathtaking Highland mountain scenery to the dramatic
Yorkshire Dales, rail journeys in the UK take passengers through
some of the world's finest landscapes. There are also a number of
popular heritage railways, where vintage steam engines and
carriages transport tourists into a glorious bygone age of travel.