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 […]
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 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 […]
…giving me a big grin and the thumbs up; “no problem!” he said and walked off
…for about 450 metres, the train pretends it is a tram…
“does this train depart at 16:35 or 17:00”? “Yeah, yeah, 16:35. Just like your ticket.” “But the departure screen shows 17:00”. “Yeah, it’s 17:00, just read the screen”.
What do you mean 550 rupees? You said 100!
When the repairs had been completed, fresh disaster struck!