Eurostar’s direct London-Amsterdam tickets on sale after IT hold-up

Technical issues with a reservation system appear to be behind two-day delay that prevented rail customers from booking tickets for the new route, which is due to start in April

China by train: tracks, tales and a snapshot of everyday life

Chinese new year signals major travel across the country, and railways are at the heart of many journeys. Author and BBC journalist Michael Bristow knows China well – and the insight time on board offers

Trans-Siberian Railway: a view from Moscow to Vladivostok – a photo essay

On a 9,288km journey inspired by the centennial anniversary of the railway’s completion in 1916, photographer Annie Ling captures life onboard the Trans-Siberian Railway, and beyond the carriage window