Tom Chesshyre

Tom Chesshyre is author of Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys (Summersdale)

Was Iceland responsible for the French Revolution, the moon landing and the discovery of America?

Why is travel writing so unfashionable and even regarded by some as simply “wrong”?

In his new book on Madagascar, John Gimlette tells of trouble in paradise

Tom Chesshyre on the joy and rattle of Spain’s local lines

Tom Chesshyre on the railroad buff in the White House

Tom Chessyre on the glory of obscure railway museums

Tom Chesshyre on the death of a train-spotters’ paradise

Tom Chesshyre recounts Dickens’s troubled history with trains

Tom Chesshyre endures some mercifully brief encounters

Tom Chesshyre has a soft spot for railway hotels