Next train to Iran: British firm launches 'new Orient Express' [Telegraph]

Date: 18/10/2014

A British company hoping to recapture some of the romance of the original Orient Express has launched a new service taking passengers on a fortnight's journey that will carry them from Hungary to Iran. The first 'Jewels of Persia' express left Budapest on Wednesday with the 70 passengers willing to pay a minimum of £9,385 for the 4,350 mile journey that will take them through Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey before entering Iran.

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Next train to Iran: British firm launches 'new Orient Express'


"Jewels of Persia" express leaves Budapest for Tehran, taking 70 passengers on fortnight journey emulating the Orient Express

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