Rail Away

Rail Away

2012 - 2014, Travel
Exploring different countries by train.

Episode Guide

  • Rail Away - Finland (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:


    A modern steam locomotive; Central Station in Helsinki; woodworking industry; boat builders; castles; operatic performance.

  • Rail Away - Tunisia (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:


    Tunisia's rail network; cave dwellers and desert nomads; African culture.

  • Rail Away - Scotland (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:


    The Highlands of Scotland; whiskey distilleries; Edinburgh and Glasgow; shrimpers.

  • Rail Away - Orient Express (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Orient Express

    The Orient Express runs from London to Venice; the Jungfrau Mountain.

  • Rail Away - Cuba (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:


    Seaside resorts; countryside; Pinar del Rio; tobacco plantations.

  • Rail Away - Greece (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:


    The Peloponnese; architecture; archaeological sites; Mount Olympus.

  • Rail Away - India (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:


    The Royal Orient line; temples; wildlife reserves.

  • Rail Away - Spain (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:


    A train winds through Andalusia; Puerta de Atocha in Madrid.

  • Rail Away - Eastern & Oriental Express (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Eastern & Oriental Express

    A 2,000-mile journey through Southeast Asia; bridge on the River Kwai.

  • Rail Away - Denmark and Sweden (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Denmark and Sweden

    Train boards an enormous ferry; a glassworks; a weaving mill; wood carvings.

  • Rail Away - Sri Lanka (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Sri Lanka

    The crowded city of Colombo; tea leaves; old steam locomotive; herd of bathing elephants.

  • Rail Away - Portugal (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:


    Interaction between railroad and river; the River Douro; small vineyards; port cellars.

  • Rail Away - United States (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    United States

    A cog railway; Pikes Peak; the California Zephyr; the ancient Loop Railroad.