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5 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve and Day on a British Steam Train

Looking for something different this New Year’s Eve/Day? Why not spend it on a steam train…

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Secrets of the Queen’s Mysterious Private Royal Train

Did you know Her Majesty has a train which only a handful of royals can use?

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The Best Black Friday Train Travel and Holiday Deals You Won’t Want To Miss

Ready, steady, go!

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Michael Portillo on 3 Train Journeys That are Very Special to Him

In his new book Greatest British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo reveals his memories of childhood rail journeys and applauds the local community for saving the Settle to Carlisle Railway in the 1980s. On board the ‘Starlight Express’ Some of the first British railway journeys we filmed for the show were nostalgic for me. My mother’s […]

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Book Today for a Slap-up Christmas Lunch on Britain’s Greatest Trains

It’s time to get in the festive spirit…

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Children’s Book Author Sam Sedgman on why Kids Love Train Travel

Children’s authors Sam Sedgman and M.G. Leonard write great stories about their train travelling hero Harrison Beck and his uncle Nat. Their latest book Kidnap on the California Comet is available now. Why do you think children like trains so much? Trains are just magic. Especially steam trains. The smell of coal dust, the joyful […]

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Why ‘Amtrak’ Joe Biden is a Massive Railway Fan

How did the US President get his train-loving nickname?

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Michael Portillo Discovers 5 Great British Railway Journeys that Survived the Beeching Cuts

In 1963 Richard Beeching wrote a report for the British government that identified  2,363 stations and 5,000 miles of railway line for closure; 55% of stations and 30% of route miles. Subsequently many small stations were closed. But some survived the cuts and some were even reinstated. Here, Michael Portillo celebrates five of the survivors. […]

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Railbookers is Running a Flash Sale with Amazing 2021 Train Trip Savings

Rail to Venice, Florence, Rome and the majestic Scottish Highlands in 2021…

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Michael Portillo’s Exciting New Book is Perfect for Railway Lovers

Michael Portillo fans are in for a treat today with the release of his brand new hardback book, Greatest British Railway Journeys: Celebrating The Greatest Journeys. Ten years ago BBC2 launched his very popular series and Michael Portillo set off to explore Great Britain’s greatest railway lines and destinations. Over the decade he has thoroughly […]

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Book a Winter Train Adventure with Great Rail Journeys and Save up to £200

Looking to book up an exciting winter train trip? Then you’ll love Great Rail Journeys’ special Winter 2021 holiday deals. Guests booking selected European train trips with Great Rail Journeys before 31 October 2020 can save up to £200 per person. Known for their well-run escorted train trips, Great Railway Journeys also offer a great […]

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10-day Escorted Rail Tour with Ffestiniog Travel from just £1,870

Head to the snowy Alps and ride on the Glacier and Bernina Express with Ffestiniog Travel on a 10-day escorted tour from £1,870

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Eurostar is Now Offering Tickets From London to the French Alps

Skiing, anyone?

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How to Avoid Coronavirus on a Train

Since March worldwide travel has been crippled by Coronavirus and until a credible vaccine is developed, we will have to do our best to avoid catching the virus. So what can you do if you’re planning on travelling on a train during your vacation? Well it pays to know firstly what you’re up against. Coronavirus […]

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There’s One Week Left to Travel on the ‘Staycation Express’

There’s still time to ride on Britain’s newest rail service, allowing railway ‘staycations’

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Michael Portillo Uncovers Dark Secrets on Great Continental Railway Journeys

The latest episode sees Michael meet a Kindertransport survivor and uncover some dark railway secrets

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These Famous European Night Trains are Returning to Service

Passengers can soon ride the famous Train Bleu and Palombe Bleue

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Welcome to Railway Traveller

Railway Traveller has launched, the news travel and lifestyle platform for planning a great railway trip

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Amsterdam to London Eurostar Tickets on Sale Today

Bye bye Brussels pit-stops, direct tickets are now available