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Lonely Planet Amazing Train Journeys

Author : Lonely Lonely Planet
ISBN : 1787014304
Genre : Transportation
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This beautiful and informative guide to 60 of the world's greatest train journeys includes classic long-distance trips like Western Canada's Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide's The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines, plus planning advice to make each journey a reality.- Includes practical information like ticket options, timetables and stops- Full of inspiring photos and illustrated, colour route maps throughout- Combines route details with tips on what to pack and how to get there
Category: Transportation

Amazing Train Journeys

Author : Lonely Planet
ISBN : 9781788682022
Genre : Travel
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Experience 60 of the world’s greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Western Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide’s The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines. We’ve always had a soft spot for trains. We know the moment a train pulls out of a station bound for somewhere fantastic is when the adventure truly starts. Amazing Train Journeys is the culmination of asking more than 200 travel writers for their absolute favourites. Some are epic international adventures, others short suburban routes along stunning coastline. There are incredible feats of engineering, trains that snake their way through mountain peaks, and even those which have achieved Unesco World Heritage status. Each profile contains practical information including ticket options, timetables and stops, plus inspiring photos and illustrated maps. Journeys include: Africa & the Middle East: Johannesburg to Cape Town (South Africa) Andimeshk to Dorud (Iran) Bulawayo to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) The Americas: The California Zephyr (USA) Perurail’s Lake Titicaca Railway (Peru) The Serra Verde Express (Brazil) Asia: The Darjeeling Toy Train (India) The Reunification Express (Vietnam) Beijing to Shanghai by High-Speed Rail (China) Europe: The Glacier Express (Switzerland) Belgrade-to-Bar Railway (Serbia & Montenegro) London to Fort William on the Caledonian Sleeper (UK) Oceania: South Coast Line (Australia) The TranzAlpine (New Zealand) The Northern Explorer (New Zealand) About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
Category: Travel

Insight Guides Great Railway Journeys Of Europe

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781789193282
Genre : Travel
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Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey. From deciding when to go, to choosing which routes to travel, this guide is all you need to plan your trip across Europe by rail, with in-depth insider information on the best journeys to make the most of this scenic continent. · Insight Guide Great Railway Journeys of Europe is ideal for travellers seeking immersive railway journeys across the continent · In-depth on the history of European train travel: enjoy special features on new technologies and station architecture, all written by local experts · Invaluable maps, train routes, travel tips and practical information ensure effortless planning, and encourage venturing off the beaten track · Inspirational colour photography throughout - Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books · Inventive design makes for an engaging and inspiring reading experience About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Category: Travel

Great British Railway Journeys

Author : Ken Jackson
ISBN : 9781446123775
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This is the greatest spoof railway book of all time! Take a train journey from the city of Derby to Skegness. Calling at Long Eaton, Beeston, Nottingham, Sleaford, Boston, Wainfleet and Skegness. Skegness is your final stop, so please be sure to take your belongings with you, thank you.The book is full of didley dums and didley dees along with onboard announcements. This is a must give gift for every train enthusiast!

The Kyle Of Lochalsh Line Great Railway Journeys Through Time

Author : Ewan Crawford
ISBN : 9781445614250
Genre : Transportation
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Kyle of Lochalsh Line has changed and developed over the last century.
Category: Transportation

The Train Journey

Author : Simone Gigliotti
ISBN : 1571812687
Genre : History
File Size : 37.4 MB
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Deportations by train were critical in the Nazis' genocidal vision of the "Final Solution of the Jewish Question." Historians have estimated that between 1941 and 1944 up to three million Jews were transported to their deaths in concentration and extermination camps. In his writings on the "Final Solution," Raul Hilberg pondered the role of trains: "How can railways be regarded as anything more than physical equipment that was used, when the time came, to transport the Jews from various cities to shooting grounds and gas chambers in Eastern Europe?" This book explores the question by analyzing the victims' experiences at each stage of forced relocation: the round-ups and departures from the ghettos, the captivity in trains, and finally, the arrival at the camps. Utilizing a variety of published memoirs and unpublished testimonies, the book argues that victims experienced the train journeys as mobile chambers, comparable in importance to the more studied, fixed locations of persecution, such as ghettos and camps.
Category: History

The 50 Greatest Train Journeys Of The World

Author : Anthony Lambert
ISBN : 9781785780660
Genre : Transportation
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Whether you’re on the Orient Express or the Inverness to Wick and Thurso route traversing some of the wildest country in Britain, train travel affords a vision of the world like no other. From the modest line through North Yorkshire’s Esk Valley to the Trans-Siberian; from a narrow-gauge web of lines in the Harz Mountains to the coast-tocoast journey through the mountains of Corsica, acclaimed travel writer Anthony Lambert presents an unmissable selection for any traveller who loves the journey as much as the destination. Here is a carefully chosen, wide-ranging selection of train journeys with character, sublime scenery and a real sense of history.
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Great Railway Journeys The Chiltern Line To Birmingham

Author : Roger Mason
ISBN : 9781445668376
Genre : Transportation
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A fascinating journey along the Chiltern line. It is a must-read for anyone who would like to know more about this wonderful line.
Category: Transportation