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New rules for double-jabbed train travellers

What are the new rules for double-jabbed holidays? And how do they affect train travel? Why July 19 is Travel D-Day Good news today for British train travellers. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that from July 19 July 19 double-jabbed holidaymakers will be able to visit ‘amber list’ countries without the need to quarantine […]

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New opening dates for 5 top heritage British railways

What are the new opening dates for 5 top heritage British railways? We’ve got all the details you need to book ahead. Get On Board the RH&DR The Romney & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR) is set to open again on Monday 12th April. Covid protocols will be observed and the line is opening to welcome 100,000 […]

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Six of the best Mother’s Day Rail Trips

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day. Sadly, you won’t be able to take your mum on a train trip next weekend. But if she loves train travel why not treat her to one of these six of the best Mother’s Day 2021 Rail Days trips. Champagne Afternoon Tea on the British Pullman Details: Travel on the […]

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How to book a Covid-proof train holiday in 2021

We’re all desperate to book a train holiday this year. But how can we book and be certain it will ever happen? Read our handy five-point guide and learn how you can Covid-proof your train holiday in 2021. 1. Use a specialist travel agent In these uncertain times, it pays to use a specialist travel […]

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7 great new British Steam Train Journeys for 2021

Do you love British steam trains? Then read on. From a journey on the Jacobite Steam Train and a chance to see the Flying Scotsman up close, 2021 looks like being a bumper year for our favourite steam trains and heritage railways. So get on board! Bluebell Railway steam trains Sussex’s famous Bluebell Railway has […]