ICRS name

Railway Globetrotters

This series started in September 2007 overlapping the long running European News section which though still on the website, finally stopped appearing in TRACKS from July 2008. The majority of the articles, which have run almost monthly since the start have been penned by Ray Smith unless shown otherwise. There was one trip reported under European News prior to the series starting and this is shown first in the list below. Clicking on the links will re-direct you to the relevant TRACKS issue.

Please note that the last 12 months issues of TRACKS are only available to members.

A Day Trip to Bremen, Germany, 12th Jun 2007 (Aug 2007) (Keith White)

A Few Days in Bayern, Germany - Part 1 (May 2014), Part 2 (Jun 2014) (John Teasdale)

A Journey to the Arctic Circle - Part 1 (Jun 2010), Part 2 (Jul 2010)

A Week in Central Germany - Part 1 (Jul 2013), Part 2 (Aug 2013) (John Teasdale)

Around Jenbach, Austria (Mar 2010)

Around the World in 40 Days - Part 1 (Feb 2016), Part 2 (Mar 2016), Part 3 (Apr 2016)
Part 4 (Jun 2016), Part 5 (Jul 2016), Part 6 (Aug 2016), Part 7 (Sep 2016)
Part 8 (Oct 2016) (Part 9) (Ray Smith)

Australia (April 2008)

Australian Gold Coast Light Rail (Dec 2015) (John May)

Austria Preservation (Mar 2008)

Back to the Netherlands (so soon) ! (Oct 2009)

Belgium Revisited (A Fifteen Year Comparison) - Part 1 (Apr 2009), Part 2 (Jul 2009)

Belgium, April 1964 - Part 1 (Apr 2012), Part 2 (May 2012) (David Spencer)

Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary - Part 1 (Sep 2010), Part 2 (Nov 2010) (Oct 2010)

Epic Austrian Borders - Part 1 (Mar 2015), Part 2 (May 2015), Part 3 (Jun 2015)
Part 4 (Jul 2015), Part 5 (Aug 2015), Part 6 (Sep 2015), Part 7 (Oct 2015)

FEVE (Sep 2008)

France (Sep 2008) (Peter Britcliffe)

German Freight Loco - A Tale of 2 Depots - Part 1 (Sep 2009), Part 2 (Nov 2009)

Harz Mountains Autumn Steam Gala 2010 (Dec 2010)

Harzer Schmalspur Bahnen (HSB) - Part 1 (Feb 2009), Part 2: Autumn Steam Gala 2008 (Mar 2009)

Havana, Cuba (Feb 2012) (John Sheppard)

Helsinki, Finland (Nov 2007) (Martin Hall)

How I Got into Europe... Part 1 (May 2008), Part 2 (Jun 2008), Part 3 (Jul 2008)

Hungarian State Railways - Part 1: A Brief History (Dec 2008), Part 2: Budapest and Surrounding Area (Jan 2009)

India - Delhi (Mar 2013), India - Hill Railways...and more (Feb 2013), Second Hill Railway (Apr 2013),
Third Hill Railway (final part) (May 2013), (Aug 2014)

India 2013 (Sep 2014) (Oct 2014)

Ireland (May 2009), Ireland (cont) (Jun 2009)

Japan (Jan 2016) (John Teasdale)

Japan - Part 1 (Sep 2011), Part 2 (Oct 2011), Part 3 (Nov 2011), Part 4 (Dec 2011), Part 5 (Jan 2012)

Lads Week 2011....well actually it was 10 days - Part 1 (Jun 2012), Part 2 (Jul 2012), Part 3 (Aug 2012)
Part 4 (Sep 2012), Part 5 (Oct 2012), Part 6 (Nov 2012)

Luxembourg and France (remainder of April 2009 trip) (Jan 2010)

Mediterranean Tour, Oct 18-25th 2014 (Nov 2015) (John Teasdale)

Mercia Charters 'The Things Past', Hungary 5th-6th Oct (Dec 2013) (Richard Jones)

Naples, Italy - Part 1: The Circumvesuesuviana Rly (Dec 2009), Part 2: National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa (Feb 2010)

New York (Sep 2007) (Jeff Hall)

New Zealand (Dec 2012) (Mike Rumens)

Northern Germany, June 2014 - Part 1 (Dec 2014), Part 2 (Jan 2015) (John Teasdale)

Peru (Dec 2007)

Poland 2nd-9th May 2015 (Dec 2016) (John Teasdale)

Portugal - Part 1: Porto and the Douro Valley (Oct 2008), Part 2: around Porto (Nov 2008)

Russia (Jan 2008), Railway Museums (Feb 2008)

Santa Fe Junction, Kansa, USA (Dec 2012) (David Spencer)

Sousse, Tunisia (Mar 2012) (Terry Vernon)

The Baltic Explorer (Oct 2007) (Martin Hall)

The Grand Canyon, USA (Aug 2008)

The Lads Tour, April 2010 - Part 1 Poland (Jan 2011), Part 2 Slovakia (part) (Feb 2011),
Part 3 Slovakia (cont) (Mar 2011), Part 4, a bit of Hungary and back to Slovakia (Apr 2011),
Part 5 Czech Republic (May 2011), Part 6 Germany, Belgium and Home (Jun 2011)

The Netherlands (Aug 2009)

The Smiths on Tour, 18th-30th April 2012 - Part 1 (Jan 2014), Part 2 (Feb 2014), Part 3 (Mar 2014), Part 4 (Apr 2014)

The Trans-Siberian Express - Part 1 (Apr 2010), Part 2 (May 2010)

USA Canyons & Railroads - Part 1 (Mar 2017), Part 2 (April 2017), Part 3 (May 2017), Part 4 (Jun 2017) (Ray Smith)

USA, The Durango and Silvertown Railway (Nov 2008)

 

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