From London to Singapore in 40 Days by Train for under S$5000

When I first started RailTravel Station, the original purpose was to document such an overland trip. However, due to circumstances, I was not able to proceed with the trip as I had originally planned, as there were other issues I considered more important to complete first. Finally, I was on my way backpacking across Europe and Asia, … Continue reading From London to Singapore in 40 Days by Train for under S$5000

Day 6: First Transpennine, Virgin EC, Eurostar and TGV from Sheffield to Marseille

In a blink of an eye, it was time to leave the UK. Though it has technically been 7 days, I spent most of my time travelling around instead, so it feels pretty quick. I guess this is a preview of how this journey will unfold quickly since most of the travelling is similar to … Continue reading Day 6: First Transpennine, Virgin EC, Eurostar and TGV from Sheffield to Marseille

Day 5: Virgin Trains East Coast & Northern Rail from London to Sheffield

Luckily for me, I found a cheap fare back to Sheffield on the train, though with a weird transfer, so I did actually manage to make a London to Sheffield journey by rail on this trip. The train departs from King's Cross, one of 18 stations under the "London Terminals" cluster. Make sure you take … Continue reading Day 5: Virgin Trains East Coast & Northern Rail from London to Sheffield

Day 5: National Express from Sheffield to London

I booked my National Express tickets in London, after submitting my Belarus visa application, so the fares are not as cheap as they could be. Nevertheless, it was still the cheapest way back to London. National Express departs conveniently from Sheffield Interchange just 3 minutes away from the railway station, as compared to Meadowhall which is … Continue reading Day 5: National Express from Sheffield to London