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Rail travel is absolutely one of the most exciting means of getting somewhere.  GoNOMAD writers travel the rails of five continents, finding the most obscure and unsual rail journeys, along with updates on some of the most popular. 

From New Zealand's scenic trains, to the funny little steam engine that can take you into the countryside of Cuba, we take you on steel rails the world over. 

If you lowe train travel, you've come to the right place.  Whistle....destination announcement....Your train is here!

Italy: Traveling By Night Train With My Dog
Read about a man and his dog traveling through Italy by train.
Arriving in Rome: Traveling Europe by Rail
A whirlwind trip through Western Europe: Two weeks on a train, via the Eurail Global Pass.
Ukraine: Train Across the Nation
Ukraine: Crossing the country by train.
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The Rocky Mountaineer Across Canada
Ride on the Peace Train: The Rocky Mountaineer A spectacular way to see Canada by train.
Traveling as a 15-year-old on Amtrak
Amtrak for kids: Some tips on traveling as an unaccompanied minor on an Amtrak train from Philly to Boston.
Madagascar's Last Train
The last train left running in Madagascar connects the highland town of Fianarasoa to the east-coast town of Manakara.

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Trans-Mongolian Railway: The World's Longest Ride
Riding the Trans-Mongolian railway and Trans-Manchurian railways, the world's longest.
Riding Through the Movies
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic railroad takes rail fans on scenic journeys through Colorado and New Mexico.
Exploring the World by Train
Train: An Excerpt from acclaimed author Tom Zoellner's book Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World - From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief
Trains Run Up Main Street
Towns with Trains running on Main St. Herb Hiller visits Southern Pines NC, Yemassee SC and Ashland VA.
Traveling Through Spain at 250km per hour
In 2015 Spain will be extending its high-speed rail lines by over 1000 kilometers.
Love on the Lake Shore Limited
Lust on the Lake Shore Limited. A passenger can't help but eavesdrop on two romantic strangers on a train.
Nairobi-Mombasa on a Scary Train
Railroad travel: Luke Armstrong reflects on a dangerous journey between Nairobi and Mombasa by train.
Seeing Switzerland via the Swiss Pass
Switzerland by Swiss Pass. Shelley Seale reports on many ways to cross Switzerland by rail.
Group Travel Around India by Rail
India rail trip: The Great Circular Indian Railway Adventure assembled 17 travelers who took a trip around India together by train.
Train Travel Across the USA
Train travel across the USA: Tips on train travel and where trains go in the US.
GoNOMAD's Railroad Page
A page with links to GoNOMAD stories about train travel.
Ghan Railway: Paying Tribute to Anzac in Australia
Riding the Ghan railway in Australia.
Touring Canada by Train: It's The Way to Go
Canada by rail:Stephen Hartshorne takes a train trip across Canada with eventful stops in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City.
South Korea: Flying the Bullet Train from Seoul to Busan
Seoul Busan Train: David Rich rides the Korean bullet train from Seoul to Busan and finds it is quieter, smoother and faster than any train he has every ridden - trains in south korea. how to go busa ...
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