About the Show's Creator and Producer
Robert Van Camp is the creator and producer of the Emmy Award Winning Public Television Series, “Great Scenic Railway Journeys”. In his 25-year span he has profiled some of the world’s most historic and scenic rail adventures, some as far away as New Zealand and Australia. The Public Television series has garnered over 100 Emmy nominations with Van Camp being awarded 16 personally. Great Scenic Railway Journeys is the longest running and highest rated rail travel show on the Public Television network. It’s also longest fundraising shows, raising tens of millions of dollars for the network. During this time his programs have introduced the general public to the world of trains and all the wonders the tourist railways and museums throughout the world have to offer. His long career being around the people that help operate, preserve and present America’s rail heritage has led him to become a part of this great movement. Currently he serves on the Board of Directors of the Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad in West Virginia along with being a member of the Marketing committee for the Association of Tourist Railroads and Museums, which is now called the Heritage Rail Alliance. He also has personally saved and restored several railroad cars.