Category Train Station

Wordless Wednesday – Kadam Train Station Maintenance Shed, Damascus

The Railroad In Damascus

Damascus was our final port of call of our 2009 trip (I was with Hamish as normal) with a few days spent in the capital following a bus journey from Palmyra, truly the road to Damascus. There were many highlights of the time spent in the city, but I will concentrate on a railway theme […]

Wordless Wednesday – Train Arrived, Chartres

A Journey To Syria – Part Two

The journey continues from part one…….. Ankara to Adana Depart 20.05 Scheduled Arrival 07.25, 674KM Feeling a bit peckish we perused the menu. There is something really special about eating in the restaurant car of a train. I automatically think of Alan Whicker and Murder on the Orient Express, tuxedos & pianists & champagne whenever […]

Wordless Wednesday -Haydarpaşa Garı, Istanbul

Wordless Wednesday – Ljubljana Train Station

European Train Tours #2 – Italy

Europe is a wonderful continent. Culturally & geographically diverse and incredibly easy to navigate from the Arctic to the Mediterranean or even the Atlantic to the Pacific (OK stretching it a little, but Russia is considered as Europe!). The best way to explore the region is by train with a vast network of train tracks […]

Train Tours In Eastern Europe #5

This is the last train tour that we undertook in 2014, or it will be until our 2017 route planned for September. Istanbul to Ankara to Erzurum to Batumi (bus) to Yerevan to Tbilisi The trip started with a flight and a long journey by tram across Istanbul, a train under the Bosphorus and out […]

Wordless Wednesday – Kaliningrad Train Station

Overseas Train Journeys

I guess that I am a typical bloke in as much as I love planning, adore writing lists and like to collect things. My ‘things’ are invariably football or travel related, though I do stop short at the need to complete journeys to every country or to visit every football ground in England, even though […]