My Favourite Railway Journeys: Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico, northwest Mexico

The magnificent Chihuahua-Pacific Railway runs 418 miles (673km) from inland Chihuahua (Chihuahua) to Los Mochis (Sinaloa) on the Pacific coast of Mexico through breath-taking scenery, taking approximately 16 hours one way. I was lucky enough to do this incredible journey many years ago during my year out from the University of Birmingham (where I did… Read More My Favourite Railway Journeys: Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico, northwest Mexico

My Favourite Train Journeys: Fort William to Mallaig (The Hogwarts Express)

The first thing to say is that I am a big fan of trains generally… it comes from having parents who didn’t drive and a dad who is keen on railways!  The majority of my holidays as a child involved rail travel and, to pass the time, we would watch other trains passing by and… Read More My Favourite Train Journeys: Fort William to Mallaig (The Hogwarts Express)