All aboard for the trip of a life-time! From steam engines to the advanced technologies of high-speed rail, this interactive guide tells the enthralling history of trains and railways as they spread across the globe. Share the experience of passengers travelling the world's great railways, including the civil engineer Robert Stephenson and crime writer Agatha Christie - can you spot the other famous people on board? In addition to the history of the railway, this unique guide contains activities and has clever features that pull out to reveal amazing details of the world's iconic trains and their inner workings. A must-have book for any trainspotters!