A favorite among train enthusiasts, this series gives rail fanatics a chance to visit exotic rail destinations they may only read or dream about.
S05:E01 - Circus Train
Come join the circus, as Tracks Ahead joins the Ringling circus train. We'll visit the spectacular Taieri Gorge in southern New Zealand and visit a Lionel train layout.
S05:E02 - Copper Canyon
Ride through Mexico’s Copper Canyon, which is deeper, wider, and longer than the Grand Canyon. Visit an old logging railroad in the shadow of Mt. Rainier.
S05:E03 - The Indian Pacific RR
The Indian Pacific Railroad is one of the longest rail journeys in the world. Join the Tracks Ahead crew as they explore Southern Australia.
S05:E04 - Road Railers
Trains aren’t just about traditional rolling stock anymore. Tracks Ahead will look in on an updated version of some freight hauling technology that has been around for a while.
S05:E05 - Northlandz
It’s billed as the largest model railroad in the world. Tracks Ahead takes a look at the gigantic layout called Northlandz.
S05:E06 - The Ghan
Experience the Outback, from Alice Springs to Adelaide, as Tracks Ahead rides The Ghan through the rugged land of central Australia.
S05:E07 - The King of Toy Trains
Examine the life of the man whose name has become a household term synonymous with toy trains. Visit a theme park which features an unusual steam railroad.
S05:E08 - Trains of Cuba
Steam railroading is still an everyday occurrence in the sugar fields of Cuba. Ride with the Tracks Ahead team as they explore the beauty of western and central Cuba.
S05:E09 - Cable Cars
One of America’s historic treasures is found in San Francisco. The colorful cable cars attract not just tourists, but city residents as well.
S05:E10 - New Zealand by Rail
Tracks Ahead visits one of the most beautiful countries in the world, as we ride by rail through the north and south Islands of New Zealand.
S05:E11 - Union Station
Visit Union Station, the most visited place in Washington, DC. Explore the north east coast of Australia on the luxurious Great South Pacific Orient Express.
S05:E12 - Pacific Fruit Express
How does orange juice get from the plant to your table? Tracks Ahead looks at the origins and operation of the highest revenue generating unit train in the country.
S05:E13 - Puffing Billy
No trip to Australia would be complete without a ride on Puffing Billy, one of the oldest operating steam locomotives on the Australian continent.
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