Because I had a rail pass, and I had nothing better to do, I decided to catch the train to Edinburgh for dinner.
The crowd spread out along the platform and waited for the train, but as the train came into view, it was obvious that it was actually only 4 cars long!
I was on a mission, a mission to catch the tiniest National Rail train in England (possibly the smallest heavy rail passenger train in the world), on England’s shortest branch […]
Still struggling with jetlag, I again woke up too early in my London hotel, and dozed until around 6:30. At around 7am, I left the hotel and went down into […]
The following is a trip report for a journey I took in January 2019. After just over 24 hours travelling (and about 4 hours sleep), I arrived in London from […]
In January 2019, I traveled to England, Scotland and Wales. The primary purpose of my journey – to travel on as many different train types and routes as possible in […]
I had been staying in Jinan for several days, and decided to take a day trip to the city of Qingdao, around 350km east of Jinan. Qingdao is a port […]
After a good night’s sleep in the comfortable lower berth of a soft sleeper aboard train T110, I awoke as my train neared my first destination of Tianjin West. I […]
After checking out of my Shanghai hotel, I headed to the east of the city. My destination was the Zhangjiang district, more specifically, the Zhangjiang Tramway. The Zhangjiang Tramway commenced […]
I was woken by the bustle of the carriage preparing for arrival long before my sleeper train arrived at Shanghai South station. It was early in the morning (too early […]