Danny and I aren’t post or mail enthusiasts, but we are rail enthusiast. So we decided to ride the Mail Rail in London.
If all goes well, Train World will operate steam train between Brussels and Mechelen (Malines), reports Gazet van Antwerpen. The service could start in 2020.
I like trains. That’s no secret. So Oriol took me to Vilanova, south of Barcelona. There’s the Museu del Ferrocarril de Catalunya or Catalonia Railway Museum.
In the month of April I made a week-long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish Railways History in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn.
Stoomcentrum Maldegem holds it annual Stoomtreinfestival or Steam Train Festival on 4 and 5 May. Steam trains will run between Maldegem and Eeklo in the province of East Flanders in Belgium.
After visiting Het Spoorwegmuseum railway museum in Utrecht and staying at Van Der Valk Hotel Hoorn in Hoorn, Danny and I took a ride on the Stoomtram. This steamtram or tram engine is more like a light rail train than a tram or streetcar you see in urban environments.
Opened in 1954, Het Spoorwegmuseum or Railway Museum in Utrecht is the – you guessed it – railway museum of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) in The Netherlands.
Lucerne or Luzern is a top destination in Switzerland, with its Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) and Löwendenkmal (Lion’s Monument). But don’t forget the Verkerhshaus or Swiss Museum of Transport.
I can confidently say out of all railway museums we’ve visited so far, the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York is the most impressive. With over 100 locomotives and over 300 other items of rolling stock on display over 20 acres (8.1 ha), it’s huge.
NMBS / SNCB‘s Train World railway museum in Brussels opens a LEGO Train World Experience on 2 October. The figurines will be present until 31 January 2019.