Train Trips

Time Travel

A train passes through time as well as space. For example, the train departing from Singapore leaves behind the futuristic mirrored-glass towers of the city and within an hour is chugging north through a Malaysian countryside little changed since man discovered he could plant and gather his food.

In a world in which events and experiences too often pass at high speed, we owe it to ourselves to put our feet up and let the iron horse show us the world at its stately pace.

Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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