Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys (Paperback)

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Why do people love trains so much? Tom Chesshyre is on a mission to find the answer by experiencing the world through train travel—on both epic and everyday rail routes, aboard every type of ride, from steam locomotives to bullet trains, meeting a cast of memorable characters who share a passion for train travel. Join him on the rails and off the beaten track as he embarks on an exhilarating whistle-stop tour around the globe, from Sri Lanka to Iran via Crewe, Inverness, the Australian outback, and beyond.

About the Author


Tom Chesshyre is a travel journalist based in London and the author of Tales from the Fast Trains and To Hull and Back. He is a staff travel writer for the Times.

Praise For…


"Affectionate." —Wanderlust Magazine


"Amusing and insightful book." —E&T Magazine


"Evocative mix of thrill rides and gentle journeys worldwide. Even if locomotives and rolling stock leave you cold, you’ll enjoy the author’s trademark dry humour." —World of Cruising Magazine


Product Details
ISBN: 9781849538268
ISBN-10: 1849538263
Publisher: Summersdale
Publication Date: May 1st, 2017
Pages: 320
Language: English