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…