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11 things you probably didn’t know about the Elizabeth Line

As London’s newest train line opens to the public, we take a look at 11 things you probably didn’t know about the Elizabeth Line It’s named in honour of the Queen Previously known to the British public as Crossrail, the Elizabeth Line has been named in honour of our illustrious monarch. She recently unveiled a […]

6 reasons the Queen loves her private royal train

Her Royal Highness the Queen is 96 today. To celebrate her birthday, we discover 6 reasons the Queen loves her private royal train Private Train Because the royal train is private, the Queen and her family can travel around the UK in total privacy with their assistants and staff on board. Unique History The first […]

7 great reasons you should book a Fred Holidays rail journey today

We’ve got 7 great reasons you should book a Fred Holidays rail journey today. Just take a look at their new 2022/2023 brochure and start planning your trip of a lifetime Ride in five-star style on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express What could be more glamorous than taking a long overdue journey on the iconic Venice Simplon […]

7 things you probably didn’t know about Griff Rhys Jones

Great New Zealand Adventure star Griff Rhys Jones is a man of many talents. Here we discover 7 things you probably didn’t know about him. He has kissed all the Spice Girls As part of the 1999 Comic Relief Red Nose Day appeal Griff kissed all the Spice Girls one by one. ‘It was the […]

22 new reasons to get excited about train travel in 2022

From a new Italian luxury train to Brad Pitt on a bullet train and the TV return of Michael Portillo, Vicky Mayer discover 22 new reasons to get excited about train travel in 2022 Travel with Belmond and Wes Anderson Celebrated Film Director Wes Anderson has teamed up with Belmond to recreate the Cygnus carriage […]

Britain’s five best rail journeys to book for 2022

Railway expert Rob Carroll shares his tips for on the five best rail journeys to book for 2022 After nearly 15 years of organising escorted rail holidays for groups, I recently rejoined the Leger Shearings Group. ‘What has coach travel got to do with railways?’ you might ask. Well, there have always been enthralling, nostalgic […]

What’s on board new British train line Lumo

We travelled from London to Edinburgh to discover what’s on board new British train line Lumo Lumo promises train passengers the chance to travel effortlessly between London and Edinburgh at a price everyone can afford. The new line which has been in development for the past two years boasts environmentally-friendly all-electric trains, the chance to […]

Why Britain’s scenic rail journeys are the best

Jools Townsend is CEO of the Community Rail Network. Here she reveals why Scenic Rail Britain is promoting UK rail travel in 2021 and which train journeys get her vote Why is Scenic Rail Britain promoting the joys of rail travel in the UK? Our campaign is all about promoting sustainable days out, especially on […]

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