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Voyages Jules Verne launches 13 new escorted tours

Specialist tour operator Voyages Jules Verne continues to live up to its reputation for innovation with the introduction of 13 new itineraries to its worldwide programme.

Ffestiniog Travel launches 2014 Rail Holidays of the World

Specialist rail operator Ffestiniog Travel celebrates its 40th anniversary next year and, to mark the milestone, has issued a special 2014 edition of its popular escorted tours brochure.

Spanish rail tickets now available globally through SilverRail

Spain’s largest rail operator, Renfe, has partnered with SilverRail Technologies, the developer of the first global distribution platform specialising in passenger rail, to sell tickets for its entire network to customers all over the world.

Save up to 70% on French rail travel this September

Rail ticket specialist Rail Europe is offering savings of up to 70% off French intercity and overnight train services this September.

A great escape to the South West by train

A great escape to the South West by train

Summer is the perfect time of year for a walk on the South West Coast Path - it's also the perfect time for traffic jams as people head for the coast!

The Blue Train does KwaZulu-Natal

The Blue Train does KwaZulu-Natal

The Blue Train is an all-inclusive luxury rail cruise, showcasing some of South Africa's most spectacular scenery, whilst guests are pampered on-board, what has been regularly voted, The World’s Leading Luxury Train.

See France in first class this summer

See France in first class this summer

Travellers heading for France this summer can experience first class style and comfort for a fraction of the usual price by taking advantage of a new special offer from Rail Europe.

Discounted rail travel for the Young at Heart

Discounted rail travel for the Young at Heart

Take a nostalgic steam train journey with the Kent & East Sussex Railway between Tuesday 25 June and Thursday 27 June (inclusive) and if you are over 60 take advantage of the special price all day unlimited travel rover ticket for seniors which is only £10 (Usually £14).

Get on track with your Jungfrau VIP Pass

Get on track with your Jungfrau VIP Pass

This year it’s time to take a holiday to a whole new level thanks to the Jungfrau VIP Pass. This entitles unlimited travel on the magnificent Jungfrau Railways network, uniting seven spectacular mountain transport systems in the very heart of Switzerland.

Smarter, simpler, faster eurostar.com is coming soon

Smarter, simpler, faster eurostar.com is coming soon

Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a smarter, simpler and faster eurostar.com from 19 March 2013.

ebookers.com chooses SilverRail to sell rail tickets online

ebookers.com adds rail product to their site, becoming the first European Online Travel Agent (OTA) to sell rail tickets alongside flights, hotels and car hire, in partnership with SilverRail Technologies.

Memorable train journeys in New England

Memorable train journeys in New England

It wasn't that long ago when a journey by train was the most sophisticated and luxurious mode of travel, complete with its own sense of adventure and the thrill of arriving in style!

5 great Canadian day trips by rail

5 great Canadian day trips by rail

For train enthusiasts, the consummate rail journey in Canada is the Canadian – a trip from Toronto to Vancouver that traverses 4,345 km (2,700 miles) in four days, showcasing everything from immense boreal forests to the Prairies and the peaks of the Rockies.

Ffestiniog Travel offers Portillo Rail Journey packages

Missed Michael Portillo’s incredible Great Continental Railway Journeys or simply want to see it again? Good news – BBC Two is repeating this popular series over five consecutive nights, starting on Monday 31st December at 4.30 pm.

New Swiss Alps Ski Train

New Swiss Alps Ski Train

All aboard the train! Do breakfast in London and the Swiss Alps for après ski. This winter, there is a new and easy way to get to the most beautiful bit of the Alps. It's on the NEW Swiss Alps Ski Train.