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Roman extravaganza on offer from Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Roman extravaganza on offer from Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway’s stations will become amphitheatres for legions of visitors wishing to explore Roman history on May 2 and 3 – or, to put it in context, II-V-MMXV – III-V-MMXV – as the 15-inch narrow gauge railway transports families back to Roman times.

Caledonian sleeper to Fort William and Mallaig holiday

Caledonian sleeper to Fort William and Mallaig holiday

The Caledonia sleeper is perhaps one of Britain's most iconic rail journeys and over the last 12 months has seen new ownership and numerous operational changes.

All Aboard Florida just the ticket for growth

Work has started on the new Miami Central station for the $2.5billion All Aboard Florida transit system that connects with Orlando.

Wales Trails encourages visitors to park the car and enjoy the Welsh scenery

Wales Trails encourages visitors to park the car and enjoy the Welsh scenery

Visitors to Wales are being encouraged to park their car and explore the fantastic country by train, cycle or on foot in a new sustainable transport and tourism initiative.

London commuters benefit from annual Travelcard savings - without having to find cash up-front

London commuters benefit from annual Travelcard savings - without having to find cash up-front

Tackling the costs of travel in London, MyCommute4Less is an innovative new service which enables commuters to benefit from an annual Travelcard without having to find 12 months money up-front.

4G from EE live in the Channel Tunnel

4G from EE live in the Channel Tunnel

EE, UK mobile network operator, has confirmed that its 4G service is live in the Channel Tunnel, and 282GB of data has been carried since the installation was completed on the 24th September.

Eurostar launches new fleet

Eurostar launches new fleet

In the last two decades Eurostar has revolutionised cross-channel travel, providing a swift, seamless link between the UK and mainland Europe.

Ffestiniog Travel launches Rail Holidays of the World 2015

Specialist rail tour operator Ffestiniog Travel has released the 2015 edition of its popular escorted tours brochure.

Rail trails initiative encourages visitors to sit back the enjoy the Welsh scenery

Rail trails initiative encourages visitors to sit back the enjoy the Welsh scenery

Visitors to Mid and North Wales are being encouraged to park their car and take the train in a new sustainable transport and tourism initiative.

The Chedi Andermatt launches The Glacier Express Experience

The Chedi Andermatt launches The Glacier Express Experience

The Chedi Andermatt has launched a new package in partnership with The Glacier Express and the Mont Cervin Palace Hotel in Zermatt.

Take the fast train across China

Take the fast train across China

The brand new high speed train in China from Lanzhou to Urumqi (Xinjiang’s capital in the Western Territory) has recently been completed and the first test trains have just completed the journey. In total it will run 1,776 km through three different provinces.

Discover India by rail and steam

Travelling through India by train must surely rank as one of life’s most memorable experiences. Apart from the sheer assault on the senses of its unfamiliar array of sights and sounds, this intoxicating country is also home to some of the world’s most fascinating - and historic – railway experiences, many of which can be enjoyed on an escorted itinerary with specialist tour operator, Ffestiniog Travel.

SilverRail & Travelsavers team up to offer more choice through global rail ticketing

Travelsavers, an international network of over 3,000 independently owned full service travel agencies in 30 countries, will roll out SilverAgent Pro to its team of agents in Ireland and the UK.

Passengers to benefit from high-speed mobile broadband on trains

High speed mobile broadband to be expanded and improved on Britain's rail network.

Eurostar announces new direct service between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar announces new direct service between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Dutch railways to launch direct services between London and Amsterdam from December 2016.