Where to travel in the world with a steam-train
Trips by the train are often an excellent opportunity to enjoy the convenience, speed and spectacular views. Have you ever thought, how it would be like to travel by a train with a steam locomotive? Here are the places in the world where you could make such a trip into the past!
1. Railroad in Texas, USA
A certain railroad in Texas allows travelers who want a unique experience to travel by train with steam locomotive with carriages dating from the 20s of last century. They were, however, modernized for comfort and safety. Travelers can take go for a ride with the River City Flyer train, leave from Austin, and admire the road, the Colorado River, the cotton plantations and the enchanting prairies of land.
2. Scottish Railway
There is a railway in Scotland, circulated also by a train pulled by a steam locomotive. If your view looks familiar, know that this train has been successfully used in filming the series “Harry Potter” to create the famous Hogwarts Express. The line starts at Fort William through the Great Glen, Eli Lake giving you a detour after crossing the great Glenfinnan viaduct.
3. The main railway in Peru
The South American country Peru you can have an adventure that you will enjoy all life! Thus, the main railway includes a portion – between the capital Lima and Oroya – considered to be the steepest in the world. Besides this unique experience – the railway reacheas an altitude of 4783 m! – You can enjoy the train ride with steam locomotive, used during the tourist season.
4. The railway for children, in Hungary
In Hungary there is a line built by the USSR for children aged between 10 and 14 years and it is used for the same purpose today. On weekends, regular locomotives are replaced with steam, to the delight of the tourists.