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Trains

Nannette Holliday rides the rails into Malaysia’s largest tiger sanctuary as the iconic Eastern & Oriental Express train returns to Southeast Asia.

Passing desert landscapes and snowy peaks, the Mesopotamian Express, Turkey's newest rail itinerary, takes passengers across the Anatolia region with long breaks at its iconic cities.

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe remakes history by bringing L’Observatoire – a private and exclusive sleeper carriage designed by leading artist JR – to Venice for a one-of-a-kind project reveal.

Delve into Eastern Europe's history and culture on this brand-new Golden Eagle Danube Express itinerary for 2024.

The iconic Golden Eagle Danube Express luxury train will showcase the finest European Christmas markets during an exclusive adventure this winter. 

Launching in June, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, will travel to the Ligurian coast for the very first time in its four-decade history, connecting the two iconic destinations of Paris and Portofino.

Journey Beyond introduces a new style of Australian rail travel: Gold Premium

Inspired by three Australian train journeys, three artists will exhibit their works through August at Adelaide Parklands Rail Terminal.

After a long hiatus, The Eastern & Oriental Express, A Belmond Train, Southeast Asia returns to the rails in February 2024.

Nick Walton explores the temples, stately palaces and mountain forts of Northern India aboard one of the world’s most luxurious trains, the Maharajas' Express.

The canton of Vaud in Switzerland is set to launch the highly anticipated 115.34km GoldenPass Express Line next month, linking Montreux and Interlaken.  

As part of its wintertime journeys, the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express will visit Florence, Paris, Venice and Vienna in December.