Category Archives: Trains

Wombats drive an LRT train in Kulua Lumpur Malaysia

We were thinking of hiring a car in KL but the traffic jams are horrendous and parking is nigh impossible. The network of roads is huge and it is easy to get lost. The LRT is a great way to … Continue reading

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Train trip from Hanoi to Hue

Arrived Hue around 9.00am after a fourteen hour overnight train trip from Hanoi. What was the trip like did you say?. Damn terrible !!!!!!!!! The train tracks in Vietnam are narrow gauge and I believe the rolling stock are wide … Continue reading

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Train from Beijing to Guilin

The first thing I must do is apologise for not taking any pictures of the front of the Chinese trains. The reason for this is that you never get to view them. When you arrive at Chinese stations you are … Continue reading

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Shanghai to Xian by train

Our first trip on a “Fast Train”. Travelling at 300klm an hour, they soon eat up the miles. The train makes a number of stops along the way but on leaving the station, it does not take long for the … Continue reading

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The Maglev train

Have you heard of a Maglev Train? Well it means Magnetic Levitation and it means FAST !!!!! Shanghai has one that runs out to the airport, thirty klms in under 8 mins stop / go / stop at a speed … Continue reading

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