Quiz: How well do you know the world's greatest rail journeys?

Is your knowledge on terrific train travel up to scratch, or will you fall off the tracks? Take our quiz on the world's greatest rail journeys to find out...

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1. Linking Brig with Chur, what country does the Glacier Express travel through?

Sweden

Slovakia

Slovenia

Switzerland

2. The Indian Pacific travels more than 4,300km across Australia, operating between Sydney and which other city?

Brisbane

Perth

Adelaide

Albany

3. Which railway line crosses over the the Glenfinnan Viaduct?

West Highland Line

Far North Line

Highland Main Line

Borders Railway

4. Stretching 9,289km, can you name (and place) the longest railway line the in the world?

California Zephyr, USA

Eastern & Oriental Express, Southeast Asia

Trans Siberian Railway, Russia

Vivek Express, India

5. Which desert does the Trans-Mongolian railroad pass through?

Namib

Thar

Gobi

Arabian

6. What is Mexico’s El Chepe also known as?

Copper Canyon Railway

Gold Canyon Railway

Silver Canyon Railway

Brass Canyon Railway

7. The classic route for the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express travels from Venice to where?

Amsterdam

Warsaw

Dubrovnik

London

8. Travelling through tea plantations, rice fields and mountains, Sri Lanka’s most famous and beautiful train journey travels from Kandy to where?

Jaffna

Ella

Trimcomalee

Negombo

9. In which country can you ride The Ghan?

Afghanistan

Austria

Australia

Argentina

10. The Rocky Mountaineer travels through which of Canada's provinces?

Ontario and Quebec

Manitoba and Saskatchewan

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

British Columbia and Alberta

11. Amtrak's Coast Starlight journeys across the entire West Coast of the USA, travelling from Seattle to where?

Los Angeles

San Francisco

San Diego

Santa Monica

12. The TranzAlpine train in New Zealand takes just five hours, travelling from Christchurch to Greymouth. Where does it pass through?

Mount Aspiring National Park

Arrowtown village

Canterbury Plains

Nelson Lakes National Park

13. In which country can you ride the Inlandsbanan?

Sweden

Sicily

Scotland

Serbia

14. Which Indian State does the UNESCO-listed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (otherwise known as the Toy Train) run through?

Kerala

West Bengal

Punjab

Bihar

15. Belmond Andean Explorer has been named ‘South America’s most luxurious train’. In which city does it start its journey?

Buenos Aires

Cusco

Bogota

Montevideo

16. On this 356 mile journey to Fairbanks, which mountain will you pass on Alaska Railroad's flagship train?

Blackburn

Elias

Foraker

Denali

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