Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys

Non-Fiction, Transport, Trains & Railways
Paperback Published on: 14/04/2016
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Synopsis

Experience the world by train alongside best-selling travel writer Tom Chesshyre, as he takes a whistle-stop tour around the globe in 49 unique journeysWhy do people love trains so much?Tom Chesshyre is on a mission to find the answer by experiencing the world through train travel - on both epic and everyday rail routes, aboard every type of ride, from steam locomotives to bullet trains, meeting a cast of memorable characters who share a passion for train travel.Join him on the rails and off the beaten track as he embarks on an exhilarating whistle-stop tour around the globe, on journeys on celebrated trains and railways including:- India's famed toy train - Sri Lanka's Reunification Express - The Indian Pacific across the Australian outback - The Shanghai maglev - And the picturesque rail journeys of the Scottish Highlands Plus trains through Kosovo, North Macedonia, Turkey, Iran, Finland, Russia, America and France, with short interludes in North Korea, Italy, Poland, Peru, Switzerland, England and Lithuania. All aboard!

  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781849538268
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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