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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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Switzerland

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From Only £2,499.00

Railtrail's new and exciting tour introduces four engines in steam plus three further steam lines and lake steamers wrapped in one great rail holiday. Perfect for any dedicated steam enthusiasts enjoying a major steam festival in scenic Switzerland staying in a superb hotel in Vevey on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva.

Duration: 8 Days
15/05/2024
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From Only £2,089.00

One of our most popular Swiss rail holidays featuring five completely unique mountain railroad excursions - the Pilatus Railway, the Rigi Railway, the Stanserhorn, the Titlis cable car, and the Hammetschwand Lift … plus the world's steepest funicular railway, the Stoosbahn! Experience six of the best Swiss rail journeys from our base overlooking stunning Lake Lucerne!

Duration: 8 Days
15/06/2024 and
17/08/2024
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From Only £2,049.00

Experience Railtrail's newest tour to Switzerland. Discover spectacular routes such as the Gotthard, Lötschberg, and Albula Passes on the comfortable and remarkably efficient Swiss trains. Marvel at the scenery on the classic Glacier Express and the Rigi Mountain Railway, uncover the rarely visited "backwater" routes in the east of the country, and enjoy a relaxing lake cruise on this fantastic tour.

Duration: 8 Days
19/06/2024
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From Only £2,345.00

See stunning Switzerland in style on our great steam powered railway holiday, based on the lakeshore of lovely Lake Lucerne. Cruise across three Swiss lakes the nostalgic way by paddle-steamer and experience three exhilarating steam train excursions in the Swiss mountains plus take a trip on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway!

Duration: 8 Days
29/06/2024 and
21/09/2024
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From Only £2,499.00

Two of the world’s greatest railway journeys in one tour! Enjoy the classic Glacier Express journey across the Swiss Alps followed by the Bernina Express in its full glory. Not forgetting Lausanne, Montreux, and St Moritz plus stays on Lake Geneva and in the Engadin Valley. We have also enhanced the tour by adding an outbound overnight in the beautiful city of Basel for a more leisurely travel experience.

Duration: 9 Days
10/07/2024 and
18/09/2024
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From Only £2,939.00

Switzerland and steam trains - a delightful combination as Railtrail Tours take you to the heart of this beautiful country to experience some amazing mountain rail journeys and glorious lake steamer cruises. Plus, for 2024, we have enhanced the tour by adding an outbound overnight in the beautiful city of Basel for a more leisurely travel experience.

Duration: 9 Days
19/08/2024 and
23/09/2024
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From Only £1,975.00

Enjoy Christmas with a difference amidst the lakes and mountains of Switzerland. Marvel at the stunning winter scenes offered by the Goldenpass Line, the route of the Glacier Express and the Rigi Mountain Railway. Soar up Mount Titlis and relax on Lake Lucerne's shore at the 4 star Seehotel Pilatus, whose leisure facilities open out onto a fantastic panorama of lake and mountain scenery.

Duration: 8 Days
22/12/2024
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From Only £1,889.00

Marvel at Switzerland's wintry lake and mountain scenery on this snow train adventure with a difference featuring a selection of excursions not found anywhere else. Journey on the scenic GoldenPass Line, travel the route of the Glacier Express, discover the historic Rigi Railway, and ride the breathtaking Titlis Rotair. Visit the pilgrimage site of Einsiedeln, enjoy free time to explore wonderful Lucerne, and relax on the shore of Lake Lucerne.

Duration: 8 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £3,829.00

Experience two of the world's great railway journeys on this fantastic tour to Switzerland - the Glacier Express and the Bernina! Journey across the magnificent Swiss Alps through breathtaking scenery, cruise aboard a beautifully restored paddle steamer, discover the dramatic Château Chillon, and ride the historic funicular to Muottas Muragl plus enjoy free time to explore Basel, Vevey, and Montreux.

Duration: 11 Days
4 dates available
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From Only £2,499.00

Experience a fantastic hiking adventure through gorgeous mountain scenery in Switzerland. Hike along beautifully designed mountain trails including the famous Eiger Trail, the challenging Grauseeli Loop, and the rewarding Männlichen summit. Marvel at breathtaking views, discover stunning waterfalls, enjoy a guided tour of Switzerland's charming capital of Bern plus free time to explore the picturesque towns of Basel and Grindelwald.

Duration: 9 Days
01/07/2025 and
26/08/2025

UK, Euro & Worldwide 2024

Award Winning rail holidays in the UK, Europe & Worldwide, departing in 2024

Bavarian Rail Roamer
From Price: £1,199.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 08/08/2024
The Big Five versus The Stoosbahn
From Price: £2,089.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
The Cream of Cornish Coasts & Country
From Price: £795.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Canals, Steam & Historic Chester
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Dorset Coast & Isle of Wight Steam
From Price: £780.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Forest of Dean Steam & the Wye Valley
From Price: £689.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Festive Highlands Tartan & Taster
From Price: £529.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/12/2024
Floral Cheshire & Beyond
From Price: £605.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Great German Rail Ale Trail
From Price: £2,049.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 27/04/2024
Glorious Isles of Scilly
From Price: £2,529.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 07/07/2024
Grand Tour - Coastal Nostalgia in the Sunny South
From Price: £1,879.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 13/09/2024
Grand Tour - Derry To Kerry
From Price: £2,219.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 19/09/2024
Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
From Price: £2,949.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2024
Grand Tour - Six Wonders of the Waterways
From Price: £1,515.00
Duration: 10 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour - The Transpyrenean
From Price: £2,905.00
Duration: 15 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour - Wales Coast to Coast
From Price: £2,035.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 26/09/2024
Heritage Bath & Ancient Wiltshire
From Price: £799.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 22/07/2024
The Hebrides & the Kyle Line
From Price: £2,025.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/08/2024
Hebridean Odyssey
From Price: £1,999.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 06/06/2024
Highland Adventure
From Price: £519.00
Duration: 4 Days
4 dates available
Golden Highlander
From Price: £799.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Summer Highlander
From Price: £889.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 18/06/2024
Highland Rail Voyager
From Price: £470.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 21/10/2024
Harrogate New Year Celebration
From Price: £609.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 30/12/2024
Harrogate Christmas Celebration
From Price: £819.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2024
Heart of Wales Steam & the Brecon Beacons
From Price: £690.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
From Price: £1,475.00
Duration: 7 Days
3 dates available
Isle of Man Explorer
From Price: £699.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Jersey, Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From Price: £1,725.00
Duration: 9 Days
3 dates available
Lake District & Cumbrian Mountains Explorer
From Price: £1,039.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Majorca's Hidden Trails & Treasures
From Price: £1,225.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 29/09/2024
North Norfolk Coast, the Broads & Steam
From Price: £765.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Nostalgic Lakeland Railways & Cumbria
From Price: £749.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 26/09/2024
The Orkney & Shetland Explorer
From Price: £1,529.00
Duration: 7 Days
3 dates available
Picturesque Pitlochry & The Enchanted Forest
From Price: £869.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/10/2024
Queen of Scots
From Price: £1,699.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Queen of Scots & Edinburgh
From Price: £1,969.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 06/06/2024
Royal Berkshire, Oxford & Christmas Castles
From Price: £975.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/12/2024
Royal Deeside Explorer
From Price: £1,269.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Romantic Highlander
From Price: £999.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Rail & Ramble in Historic Derbyshire
From Price: £850.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 30/05/2024
Shipshape & Bristol Fashion!
From Price: £720.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Step Back in Tyne - Discover the North East
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Stirling Cities of Scotland by Rail
From Price: £639.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/09/2024
Scottish Steam, Malt & Ale Trail
From Price: £739.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,975.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2024
Scotland's Far North, Shetland & Orkney
From Price: £1,469.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 25/09/2024
Springtime Gardens of Cornwall
From Price: £695.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 25/04/2024
Spectacular Scotland at Christmas
From Price: £1,169.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2024
Steam & Sail in the Elegant English Riviera
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
The Australian (Flight Inclusive)
From Price: £5,989.00
Duration: 20 Days
Departure Date: 23/05/2024
The Australian (Ground Only)
From Price: £4,599.00
Duration: 18 Days
Departure Date: 24/05/2024
Dutch Maximum Steam Weekend
From Price: £1,199.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2024
Eastern USA Fall Colours Steam (Flight Inclusive)
From Price: £4,289.00
Duration: 13 Days
Departure Date: 02/10/2024
Eastern USA Fall Colours Steam (Ground Only)
From Price: £3,399.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 02/10/2024
Lake Geneva Spring Steam
From Price: £2,499.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 15/05/2024
North East Steam
From Price: £849.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 23/05/2024
Northern Germany by Steam
From Price: £2,399.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 11/07/2024
Roses Battle By Steam-Settle & Carlisle Line
From Price: £1,099.00
Duration: 8 Days
3 dates available
Swiss Glacier Express and the Bernina
From Price: £2,499.00
Duration: 9 Days
2 dates available
Switzerland Steam-Powered Six
From Price: £2,345.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Swiss Rail Roamer
From Price: £2,049.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 19/06/2024
Swiss Mountain Steam
From Price: £2,939.00
Duration: 9 Days
2 dates available
Timeless Isle of Man Adventurer
From Price: £1,140.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
West Coast Arran & Skye Discovery
From Price: £1,619.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 24/09/2024
Wonderful Wales
From Price: £1,085.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Welsh Whisky, Mines, Mint & Steam
From Price: £895.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Yorkshire Gold - Steam, Coast & Country
From Price: £1,339.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 08/09/2024
Yuletide Yorkshire
From Price: £545.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 21/11/2024

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Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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