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Which are the best countries for train travel?

Traveling by train may be a slower way of getting around, but it gives you a chance to see something of the country and its scenery.

And for some travelers that's precisely the point - a train trip is a journey and vacation in one.

Here are some of the best countries for train travel enthusiasts to visit …

1. Canada

Canada

One of the best countries for train travel has to be Canada.

This vast, beautiful country is perfect for gazing at from a comfortable train.

Given its size, it's hardly surprising that there's a route to suit all tastes.

You can see the Rocky Mountains, travel up the coast, visit beautiful lakes or even the Columbia icefield.

Canada is the perfect country if you love wilderness.

2. Scotland

Scotland

Scotland may be built on a much smaller scale, but it still offers some delightful train trips that will appeal if you want a shorter journey.2

The Royal Scotsman is one of the most famous trains in the world, if rather expensive.

Harry Potter fans will enjoy the route across the Glenfinnan Viaduct that featured in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

3. India

India

With the most extensive railway network of any country, and a hugely varied landscape, India is a must for train enthusiasts.

We've all seen the images of people packed onto trains and sitting on the roof, but there are also luxury trips.

Could there be a better way of traveling around this stunning country?

4. Trans-Siberian Railway

Trans-Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian Railway has long been a favorite among train enthusiasts, and is one of the most famous train trips in the world.

There are various routes that enable you to visit countries as diverse as Mongolia and China.

The full route covers more than 6,000 miles and crosses a massive eight time zones.

You can stop off at Lake Baikal and Ulan Bator.

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