Category Train Station

Uzbekistan Train Stations

I visited Uzbekistan in 2018 and sped around the country by train. Bukhara to Samarkand to Urganch (gateway back then for Khiva, where we viewed the sparkling new station) and on to Tashkent. It struck us that the stations all had remarkably similar designs & layouts. Look for yourself.

Egypt plans Mediterranean to Red Sea high speed line

Very exciting plans for Egyptian railways, as reported in Railway Gazette International.

The New Khiva Station, Uzbekistan

Friday Photos – The New Khiva Station, Uzbekistan

Wordless Wednesday – Adana Train Platform, Turkey

Friday Photo – Ashgabat Train Station, Turkmenistan

Loco Latakia Station Syria

Wordless Wednesday – Locomotive, Latakia, Syria

Turkmenistan Trains

I recently returned from 17 days in Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan and of course train travel featured along the way. First up Turkmenistan. The nation is covered 80% by the Karakum Desert, which is now home to much of the train track in the country. Capital Ashgabat is the hub and journeys seem to be almost […]

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Sunday Photo – Kraków Glowny

Wordless Wednesday – Trains, Aix-en-Provence