With the Covid-19 pandemic having necessitated you to be indoors, spending some alone time in your small apartment can only be relaxing for some time. It isn’t long before you visit virtual museums or watch wildlife from your couch. While these are effective, they may not satisfy your longing for the outdoors, the thrill of wind rushing across your face, seeing snowy hills or embracing the sunny countryside. When that happens, pour yourself a cool drink and experience these amazing landscape views on virtual train rides.
The Flåm Railway, Norway
Bernina Railway, Switzerland to Italy
You will travel along picturesque villages, dizzying cliffs and sparkling blue waters on your journey from St. Moritz in Switzerland to Tirano in Italy. The train moves via the high-mountain Bernina Pass. This is the highest railway alpine crossing in Europe as well as the highest adhesion railway on the continent.
Belgrade–Bar Railway, Montenegro
Starting from the town of Bar, travel through the line’s longest tunnel and over the highest railway bridge in Europe, to the town of Bijelo Polje. You will pass through 102 tunnels and 96 bridges.
Ferrocarril Central Andino, Peru
Sarajevo–Ploče Railway, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Explore the 195 km long Sarajevo-Ploče railway line which passes along the Balkan country of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This 163 km long virtual ride, starts in Čapljina and briefly sojourns to Croatia before moving forward to the Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, Sarajevo. There are 99 tunnels along this line with a total length of over 36 km. The Neretva River Canyon and the Bradina Pass are the mos scenic parts of the line.
South Western Railway, England
Starting from London Waterloo station and its skyline, travel on this virtual train to the Southampton Central station to enjoy a vibrant, green countryside.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Colorado
Travel over high-alpine mountain pass on this heritage three-foot-wide narrow-gauge railroad between Durango and Silverton covering over 45 miles. From an exciting journey over a narrow ledge cut into a sheer cliff face far above the Animas River (part 1), to the scintillating views on itsclimb up into the Colorado mountains (part 2), and then ending its trip in a trip down the mountain pass into the Town of Silverton, this virtual train ride will hold everyone in awe over nature’s beauty.
Wengernalp Railway, Switzerland