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25 Amazing Facts About the Bangkok-Ayutthaya Railway

Bangkok Ayutthaya Railway

The railway between Bangkok and Ayutthaya is one of the busiest tourist railways in Thailand, providing access to many temples and other culturally significant sites. Ayutthaya is the ancient capital of Siam, a kingdom that collapsed around 250 years ago. What remains is some of the most beautiful architectural ruins you can see worldwide. This …

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25 Amazing Facts About the Shinkansen, the Japanese Bullet Train

Shinkansen Japanese Bullet Train

The Shinkansen, commonly known as the “bullet train”, was built to connect all of Japan’s major hubs to Tokyo. It’s a spider web or hyper-efficient railway networks that has helped Japan become one of the biggest cultural and economic powerhouses in the world. Its railway is arguably second to none and one of the most …

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25 Amazing Facts About Amtrak Railway

Amtrak Railway

Amtrak has been servicing American travelers since 1971. They have made public transport in the continental United States of America easier than it has ever been before. Here are 25 amazing facts about Amtrak Railway: Photo source: Wikimedia Commons #1 – Amtrak is not actually an acronym for anything, as many people may originally think. It …

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25 Amazing facts About the Euro Rail & Eurail

Europe Eurail Train

The Euro Rail, or the Eurail, is one of the European Union’s most inclusive projects, designed to make all of Europe as accessible as possible by improving the ease, speed, and cost of traveling amongst its member countries. The Eurail Pass gives its user unprecedented freedom of movement between the contributing countries. It truly is …

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25 Amazing Facts About the Orient Express

Orient Express train

The Orient Express is one of history’s most romanticized journeys, and for good reason. While initially the Orient Express might have been exclusively available to the super-rich, by the end of its service, it was more within your means than you might realize. Here are 25 amazing facts about the Orient Express: Photo source: Wikimedia …

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25 Amazing Facts About the Trans-Mongolian Railway

Trans-Mongolian Railway trip

The Trans-Mongolian Railway is a transportation route that connected Moscow and Beijing for the first time. This collaborative project between Russia, Mongolia, and China has been a huge boost to all the three countries’ economies and has also provided a wonderful opportunity for adventurous travelers and train enthusiasts. Here are 25 amazing facts about the …

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25 Amazing Facts About the Trans-Siberian Railway

Trans-Siberian Railway trip

The Trans-Siberian Railway is one of the most famous and most awe-inspiring railways in the world. Traveling on it is a dream for so many people with a taste for adventure. Here are 25 amazing facts about this railway to help show you just how truly incredible it really is: Image by 797329 from Pixabay …

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25 Amazing Facts About the History of Japan Railways

Tokaido Shinkansen Japan

The history of railways in Japan started in the late Edo Period, a time when Japan had been in isolation under the rule of the Tokugawa Shogunate for about 250 years. However, the development of Japan railways commenced after the downfall of the Shogunate, when the power was transferred to the Meiji Government. Here are …

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