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In photos: the amazing history of train travel

Love Exploring Logo By Karlina Valeiko of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 32: Rail travel has long captured the imagination of people, from the first transcontinental journeys in North America and Australia to groundbreaking British trains and incredible advancements by the Japanese. Join us as we travel back in time to look at how rail travel became the transport stalwart it is today, marvel at the glamor of railroad cars of the past and celebrate notable moments in railway history.

Train travel through the years

Rail travel has long captured the imagination of people, from the first transcontinental journeys in North America and Australia to groundbreaking British trains and incredible advancements by the Japanese. Join us as we travel back in time to look at how rail travel became the transport stalwart it is today, marvel at the glamor of railroad cars of the past and celebrate notable moments in railway history.

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