Celebrating the Scenic Splendors and Railroad Marvels of Enchanting Switzerland
The wonders of the Swiss Alps exhilarate travelers and mountain railways mesmerize. Majesty and machine meet in enchanting Switzerland and in Real Rail Adventures. The series is co-produced by Small World Productions and KCTS/Seattle and distributed nationally in the U.S. by American Public Television Exchange.
Host Jeff Wilson and Emmy Award winning photographers lead viewers on a virtual adventure aboard the world's best rail system. Amazing trains, scenic grandeur, historic perspective and Jeff's concise travel advice mesh seamlessly in Real Rail Adventures.
From world-class mainlines, to stunning scenic routes, to pioneering steam locomotives and historic cog trains, we celebrate the triumphs of Swiss engineering and ingenuity including astonishing trestles, miraculous bridges and improbable tunnels.
Produced by the makers of 167 nationally distributed public television episodes including: Travels in Europe with Rick Steves, Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa, and Adventures with Purpose with Richard Bangs. Small World honors include Emmys, CINE Golden Eagles Awards, Telly Awards, Lowell Thomas Gold Awards for Broadcast Journalism and an American Public Television Most Valuable Producer Award.