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Matthew Woodward

Rail Adventurer and Writer

You’re in the right place if you are interested in discovering amazing places by train

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The Maeklong Market Train

One rather unusual train ride has been growing in popularity with travellers here in Bangkok for a few years now. It is not actually one train, but two and with a river crossing thrown in to…
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Train 257 to Nam Tok

I’m going to be writing shorter blog posts whilst on this journey. I’m sorry about that, but as I’m discovering it’s hard to take notes for the book at the same time …
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Back On The Rails

Before I write anything else,  I’d like to apologise for the distinct lack of posts here during the COVID pandemic. I just didn’t want to water down the DNA of my blog, which is…
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Silver Streak Q&A

The day is finally here and Silver Streak has been published. I really hope that you like it. Written in lockdown, it has kept me occupied whilst being a prisoner in my own Engine Shed. It t…
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Cover reveal: Silver Streak

After what feels like an eternity of writing whilst living in lockdown here at the Engine Shed, things are starting to get really busy. Now that the book is with the publishing team, it̵…
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If you are excited by the idea of getting on a train that could take you to a place so remote that you had to look it up on a map, then welcome to my life on the rails!

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