Shimo-Imaichi Railway Station SL Exhibition Hall and Turntable Square: Home of Tobu Railway SL Taiju

The SL Exhibition Hall and Turntable Square is described as an attraction of the Tobu Railway, but it's pretty much a depot for the SL Taiju, publicly accessible during the day. Located within the paid area of Shimo-Imaichi Railway Station, it is free to access as long as you have a valid ticket as it … Continue reading Shimo-Imaichi Railway Station SL Exhibition Hall and Turntable Square: Home of Tobu Railway SL Taiju

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Great Western Railway: Oxford to London Paddington by Train (Advance Single)

There are a few types of tickets sold on National Rail, with the usual ones that I've been using allowing flexibility in which train you take and the routing you may so choose. However, certain tickets if bought in advance actually go at a discounted rate with added restrictions such as being non-refundable and only … Continue reading Great Western Railway: Oxford to London Paddington by Train (Advance Single)

Special Express 26 Isan Mankha: Nong Khai to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by First Class Sleeper Train

The Special Express 26 Isan Mankha is a popular train running from Nong Khai, close to the Thai-Lao border, to Bangkok Hua Lamphong Railway Station. While there are 4 pairs of trains running on this route daily, the Special Express 26 Isan Mankha is the only sleeper train available on this route, so tickets do sell out at times. … Continue reading Special Express 26 Isan Mankha: Nong Khai to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by First Class Sleeper Train

Express 913: Nong Khai to Thanaleng (Vientiane) by Shuttle Train

The Nong Khai – Thanaleng Shuttle Train is a popular mode of transport between the Thai border town of Nong Khai to Thanaleng or Dongphosy, the only passenger railway station in Laos just after the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River. The shuttle train between Nong Khai and Thanaleng (Vientiane) commenced on 5 March 2009, making … Continue reading Express 913: Nong Khai to Thanaleng (Vientiane) by Shuttle Train

Ordinary 211: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train

While the actual Don Mueang Airport Rail Link isn't up yet, the existing railway on the North and Northeastern Lines pass right outside the airport. And since the railway departs from central Bangkok, easily accessible by the MRT Blue Line, this is certainly my choice to get to the airport. At a fare of just … Continue reading Ordinary 211: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train