Some of the world’s wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. The Guardian chose brilliant and great routes from Lhasa to Lima.
Last summer, after two years of rebuilding, the line between Mostar and Sarajevo reopened with air-conditioned trains. This is a great train bargain, with rugged scenery, especially along the Neretva river. While the road sticks to the valley, the train climbs over the mountains, with viaducts, switchbacks and tunnels. From Sarajevo, there used to be a direct train to Zagreb, in Croatia. Negotiations between the two countries continue.
The price of the ride is £5, and it takes 2 hours from BiH’s capital Sarajevo to Mostar.