World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 5 - Sri Lanka

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This episode is an intrepid train lover’s trip of a lifetime. From Columbo on the coast, we’ll leave the bustling city far behind as we head high into the heart of Sri Lanka to one of the most spectacular viaducts in the world - the Nine Arch Bridge.

Season 2, Episode 7 - New Zealand

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We follow New Zealand’s famous Northern Explorer - the longest running passenger service in the country. The route travels through some of the most astonishing landscapes of the southern hemisphere, from volcanoes, to coast, to lava fields, and to unspoilt islands.

Season 2, Episode 6 - France

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Join us as we take a stunning French 200-mile rail journey through a beautiful but hidden area of unspoilt France. From Nimes, in the heart of the south, our journey takes us northwards on the Ligne de Cevennes, travelling through the Massif Central to France’s volcanic heart - Clermont Ferrand and the great Puy De Dome.

Season 2, Episode 4 - Scotland

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This episode takes the famous Highland Railway, one of the world’s most enchanting train routes - where passengers sit back and enjoy spectacular mountain views and Scottish heritage. The route begins in Inverness, and within minutes, it passes Culloden, site of the last pitched battle on British soil.

Season 2, Episode 3 - Finland

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We go on an extraordinary 600-mile journey through one of the most world’s most northern countries - Finland - from Helsinki in the south to Kemijärvi in Finnish Lapland. Even in the depths of winter our railway line runs smoothly and penetrates the thickest of forests, passed vast frozen lakes 63 times the size of Lake Wi...

Season 2, Episode 2 - Mexico

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This visually stunning journey will take the viewers through the incredible landscape of northern Mexico on the famous Copper Canyon train. Beginning in the sleepy mountaintop town of Creel, the Chihuahua Pacifico Express - or El Chepe for short - winds its way through the ancient Tarahumara Mountains, home to the reclusiv...

Season 2, Episode 1 - South Africa

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In this episode is a luxurious 500 mile African train safari, where we’ll be travelling on Rovos Rail’s vintage hotel train. Lovingly re-built by the Rovos family to the highest of specifications, this beautiful 14 carriage train leaves Pretoria for its three-day journey to Durban on the coast. Travelling only at a leisure...