The revival of train travel is not just happening in Europe.
Rocky Mountaineer's new luxury train journey takes the scenic route from Colorado to Utah.
The four-day, three night coast-to-coast Indian Pacific more than qualifies for grand train journey status.
With spiralling petrol prices the great Aussie road trip is said to be endangered. To which I say, 'So what?' You can have more fun travelling by train.
There is no better way to arrive in a city than by train.
The Trans-Siberian and the Trans-Mongolian are names that are instantly recognisable to many travellers.
Whether it's staggering scenery or highly distinctive urban settings, these train lines will stop you looking at your phone.
Nothing is more delightful than to be aboard a sleeper train and to awake at dawn and gaze upon a radically different vista than the one that left you at dusk the night before.
I haven't done every great train trip in the world. There are plenty that elude me. But still, I'm going to say that the Trans-Siberian and the Trans-Mongolian are the best.
Australia is a land of epic train journeys that crisscross the nation from coast to coast. This isn't one of them.
Devotees of Canada's Rocky Mountaineer rail journeys will be spoiled for choice when international borders reopen, with a new journey now being offered into the United States.
A love of train journeys for Tim Richards came about the same way that a Hemingway character goes bankrupt, "gradually, then suddenly".