Travel by train is an increasingly popular alternative to crowded and expensive airline flights. And it's not just the relative efficiency of the train. Convenient train stations close to downtown, ease of check-in, and lots more room for you and your fellow passengers are just a few of the benefits of travel by rail. Perhaps the biggest attraction, certainly over particular routes, is the dramatic scenery. There are spectacular train rides all over the world. Here, from the timesonline.co.uk is "Ten of the Best: Train Journeys".