Reading Time: 5 minutes Station attendants march up and down the platform, blowing whistles to alert us to the impending arrival of the 5pm train to Hanoi. Fifteen hours of riding the rails? Here we come.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Warning: may include dangerous levels of natural beauty. Consume at own risk.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Travelling along the Trans-Mongolian railway was never a dream of mine. But then I stopped and thought about the enormity of it all for a minute.
Reading Time: 5 minutes From the beautiful to the bizarre – we round up a handful of the world’s most interesting subway systems.