Cuba was one of the first countries in the world to build a railway, starting in 1837. At the time, Cuba was the world´s largest sugar producer. Its early railways were designed to transport sugarcane to the mills, and refined sugar to the ports. Join Ian Wright on an amazing train journey across the Caribbean island of Cuba. The Communist country´s railway network is dilapidated and very unreliable, but it ends up being a fantastically enjoyable trip.