How to Travel by Historic Train From Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park

As the Stimela Star rolled out of Victoria Falls train station on its inaugural overnight run to Zimbabwe’s oldest and largest game reserve, one passenger was particularly nostalgic. “I remember as a kid in the 1960s, riding overnight from Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls on this train,” recalled Mark Butcher, managing director of Imvelo Safari Lodges, which operates several camps in Hwange and near Victoria Falls. “We’re trying to recreate that experience.” Built at…

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New high-speed train connects Las Vegas to Southern California in 2 hours

Las Vegas and Southern California will be connected in just two hours by high-speed trains: that is the plan of Brightline, the company which has built a new rail link in Florida. The Miami-based firm has bought another enterprise, XpressWest, which has existing rights to build a high-speed rail corridor between Southern California and Las Vegas. Brightline believes services will begin on its second privately funded line in 2022. It is buying 38 acres of…

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