Stories: Train

Travel Story: Tokyo's smiles, bows and trains that run on time

Stephen Scourfield

With the prospect of direct flights between Perth and Tokyo, our Travel Editor walks the Japanese capital with an open notebook (and an open mind).

Our World: Off the tourist track: Riding the Ginger Line in East London

Steve McKenna

Dalston, in north-east London, once rarely captured the attentions of travellers. These day's it's one of the city's trendiest areas. 

Travel Story: Bowled over by Bulgaria's simple charms... eventually

Ronan O'Connell

A greedy taxi driver and drab city views give way to a better vibe and far prettier scenes on a train ride into the Bulgarian countryside.

Arrivals & Departures: Paddington's journeys: Trips inspired by Peru’s famous bear

Angie Tomlinson

The Belmond British Pullman train has a starring role in the forthcoming Paddington movie sequel, and to celebrate, Belmond has released travel packages honouring the famous bear’s homeland, Peru.

Travel Story: London after dark: All aboard the Night Tube

Steve McKenna

One of the biggest changes to the London Underground since it was founded is the arrival of the Night Tube, which opens up exciting adventures for your next visit to London.

Arrivals & Departures: Rail and sail: Land and sea pairing on the up

Angie Tomlinson

Travellers are increasingly combining a cruise itinerary with a train journey to get the most out of their holidays on land and at sea.

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