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A family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 40 years.

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Steam Enthusiast Tour Calendar

 

Our unique programme of steam tours are now open for booking plus a small series of Steam, Rail & Ale tours to whet your appetite.

A super series of UK steam tours offer wonderful extended weekends in a sociable environment with like-minded friends at great value fares.

For the continent a whole series of brand new tours give a fresh new look  to our ever popular steam destinations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and France and now Rest of the World.

We Look forward to the pleasure of your company soon, and perhaps raising a glass to Railtrail - Refreshing the parts that other tour operators do not reach.

Please look at our Expressions of Interest section at the bottom of the page.  These are currently being finalised and then will be put on the tour list for when the tour is released.

  

 

Last updated 11 October 2021

 

 

Overseas fares are ex London. Flexible “Tour Joining” arrangements available, including “Own flight” discounts.


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21 October 2021  (5 days)    Steam, Rail & Ale in Scotland       Fares £665

 

Enjoy three superb Scottish railways with journeys on the Borders Railway, Bo'ness & Kinneil Steam Railway and Strathspey Steam Railway, plus a boat trip on the remarkable engineering masterpiece, the Falkirk Wheel, all combined with two breweries visits to discover the best of Scottish brewing.

 

22 October 2021 (5 days)  Sensational Steam, Rail, & Ale         Fare £459

 

Our new autumn enthusiasts break features plenty of long awaited steam including the Great Central Railway, Nene Valley Railway, Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Steam Railway, Forest of Dean 50th Anniversary Gala, a private charter on the Evesham Vale Light Railway, scenic steam on the Severn Valley Railway and a tour of the Purity Brewery with supper.

 

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27 March 2022  (17 days)  Australia - Steam on Five Gauges Flight Inc  Fares £4475

 

Start 2022 with a trip of a lifetime for any dedicated steam enthusiasts! Our escorted rail holiday to Australia boasts six steam railways including four exclusive charters, three railway museums, a major steam festival featuring parallel running, a first class journey on the XPT train between Melbourne and Sydney, plus free time in both amazing cities!

 

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Monday 28 March 2022 (15 days)  Australia - Steam on Five Gauges (Ground Only)

Fares £3300

 

Monday 28 March 2022 - (Arrival in Melbourne) - Join the group at our hotel

Monday 11 April 2022 - (Leaving Sydney) You will leave the group and depart on your own flight.

 

Start 2022 with a trip of a lifetime for any dedicated steam enthusiasts! Our escorted rail holiday to Australia boasts six steam railways including four exclusive charters, three railway museums, a major steam festival featuring parallel running, a first class journey on the XPT train between Melbourne and Sydney, plus free time in both amazing cities!

 

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9 May, 20 June & 12 Sept 2022 (8 days)  Roses Battle By Steam Plus Settle & Carlisle Line  Fare £975

 

We thought we would celebrate the steam and rail heritage of the north country with our own ‘battle of the roses’ tour, including Yorkshire and Lancashire steam and heritage railways every day from our base at an iconic railway hotel. With Railtrail escorting this great railway holiday you are sure to come up smelling of roses!

 

Please keep visiting the Railtrail Steam calendar for updates to our site.  Many thanks for looking.

 

 

 

Express your interest in receiving details of this tour as soon as they are available

 





 



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Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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