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Amazing train journeys : 60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience them

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Amazing train journeys : 60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience them
Title
Amazing train journeys
Title remainder
60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience them
Title variation
  • Lonely Planet amazing train journeys
  • Train journeys
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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)
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G151
LC item number
.A453 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Railroad travel
Target audience
adult
Label
Amazing train journeys : 60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience them
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Africa & the Middle East -- The Americas -- Asia -- Europe -- Oceania
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781787014305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1056701621
  • (OCoLC)1056701621
  • 2434592
Label
Amazing train journeys : 60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience them
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Africa & the Middle East -- The Americas -- Asia -- Europe -- Oceania
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781787014305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1056701621
  • (OCoLC)1056701621
  • 2434592

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