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The Train is the Star in These 6 Famous Movies

The Train is the Star in These 6 Famous Movies

Austria / France / India / Italy / Orient-Express / Paris / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / USA / Vacations / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express / Vienna / Western Europe | March 16, 2018

For as long as we’ve been making movies, we’ve been telling stories with trains. From the birth of cinema with The Great Train Robbery in 1903 to modern cult classics such as Snowpiercer and Source Code, there’s something about trains and train journeys in film that keep our eyes transfixed on the silver screen. Pop some popcorn and take a look at a few of our favorite train films, then see how Railbookers can help you recreate these incredible journeys for yourself.

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How to Pack for a Vacation in the Alps

How to Pack for a Vacation in the Alps

Austria / Bern / Bernina Express / Geneva / Glacier Express / Golden Pass / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Switzerland / Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips | March 2, 2018

Sweeping meadows, snowy peaks, ski resorts—you’ll find it all in the Alps, and climates can change from one location to the next. While it’s important to pack for warmth and comfort, packing light should be your main focus. Weight limits are lenient in mainland Europe, but keep in mind you’ll have to be able to get your luggage through stations and on to trains.

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Zurich to Verona via the Arlberg & Brenner Passes

Arlberg / Austria / Brenner Pass / Italy / Switzerland / Verona / Zurich | June 3, 2011

There is something about scenic rail travel that has always appealed to me. Twisting and turning through mountains and around lakes is where taking to the rails has one up on rival methods of transport. I decided that it was time to take in two of the most spectacular routes in Europe, leaving Switzerland in the morning and arriving in the charming city of Verona in time for dinner.

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