Anthony Lambert's passion for trains began when he was a boy. He now writes and edits for many leading organizations, including the National Trust, Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains and Metronet. He has won awards for his travel features and regularly lectures on railways of the world, including at the Royal Geographical Society. He was consultant to the partwork, The World of Trains, and contributed to Time Out's Great Train Journeys of the World. He lives with his family in west London.