- Over 25 trains featured with superb photography
- Including the Venice Simplon - Orient-Express, the British Royal Train, Le Train Bleu, the Pride of Africa, the Eastern and Orient Express & many more
- A book for the travel enthusiast and lovers of superb design
- A beautiful presentation and superb gift
Luxury trains have always fascinated and excited our imaginations. A great source of style, romance and exoticism, they have long held starring roles in literature and in Hollywood movies. This wonderful book evokes long-lost days of travel, where trains marked international railway history, from the Orient Express to the Train Bleu. Today, train companies around the world are creating new palaces on rails and these pages offer a journey into that extravagant and luxurious world. Whether comfortably seated in the restaurant car of the Venice Simplon - Orient-Express as you glide past the Venetian Lagoon, traveling through the Highlands of Scotland on the famed Royal Scotsman, or admiring the ancient splendors of Machu Picchu at the Hiram Bingham bar aboard the Andean Explorer, this book traverses the globe in celebration of these wonderful locomotives. A superb gift for the travel enthusiast and anyone interested in the decadent features of these trains.