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The Orient Express Train, Venice-Simplon Orient Express, Eastern and Oriental Express, the Hiram Bingham Train, British Pullman, Northern Belle, Royal Scotsman. You will have without doubt heard reference to every one of these trains in the course of regards to the Orient Express number of trains. Why don’t we examine them briefly and try to remove some of the confusion!
The "Real" Orient Express Train
Not exists! This might be a shock for your requirements however it is true. The genuine Orient Express Train, the actual descendant with the original 1883 Orient Express, takes a last journey after 2009 after over 125 years service!
All of the following are privately owned and operated by Venice Simplon Orient Express (VSOE) Limited. All of them are composed of beautifully restored train coaches from the 1920s, 30s & 50s. Under that banner the next trains operate:
Venice-Simplon Orient Express (VSOE)
It is possible to take the VSOE from London (together with the UK section of the trip around the British Pullman – see below) to Paris and Venice approximately once a week from March to November. Less often it travels to Rome, Krakow, Budapest, Prague and Istanbul. The ecu area of the train comprises of 1920s sleeping-cars.
A day time Pullman Train that travels from London to Folkestone along with providing day trips and luxurious lunches primarily through the Southern part of the United Kingdom. As well as visiting places such as Hever Castle and Wisley Gardens get ready to enjoy a luxurious lunch fully briefed departing from Exeter, Plymouth and Bournemouth. Additionally they run special occasions for example the Golden Age as Steam Day.
The sister train of the British Pullman, The Northern Belle offers day excursions and short breaks throughout Britain from major stations throughout the South, West, Midlands, North of England, Scotland and Wales. Enjoy immaculate carriages, superb food, service and scenery to look at your breath away. Visiting locations as diverse as Glamis Castle, Portmeirion, The forest District, Hampton Court, Edinburgh, Loch Lomond as well as the Trossachs to just a couple, along with trips to events such as the Chelsea Flower Show, Ladies Trip to Royal Ascot and Wimbledon.
The Royal Scotsman
Taking just 36 guests, privately cabins, an excursion for the Royal Scotsman is regarded as one of several world’s great rail journeys. You will find luxurious trips offered by the two night Highlands short break even a 7 night Grand Tour of Britain all departing from Edinburgh.
Eastern and Oriental Express
A sister train to Europe’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, winding through many of the world’s most breathtaking and exotic landscapes, it voyages through Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, and so on into Laos. As well as the classic journey from Singapore to Bangkok (or vice versa), you can take war and peace 7 day tour of Thailand or Malaysia.
Machu Pichu on the Hiram Bingham Train
Once limited walking, today there’s a truly relaxing way to reach Machu Picchu from Cuzco: aboard the Hiram Bingham train. It’s named after the explorer who discovered the extraordinary remains from the Inca citadel, Machu Picchu in 1911. The carriages use a distinctive blue and gold exterior along with the interiors are lavish and inviting with elegant decoration within the type of the 1920’s Pullman trains.
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