Canada Rail savings for 2019

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Savings of up to 40% on 2019 travel plus children travel for just £14 VIA Rail have just launched a seat sale with incredible savings of up to 40% for travel in 2019. Save up to 40% on Sleeper Plus and Touring class bookings The sale is valid on bookings for the Sleeper Plus class… Read more »

Exploring Europe by Rail

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From the far North to the Southern tip After an enjoyable rail journey from Italy to the UK last Spring, RailTourGuide’s Director Willie Stewart decided to head back out to the continent in Autumn 2018 to undertake a longer and more adventurous journey, which saw him starting in the very north of Norway and heading… Read more »

Willie on tour. From Rome to London in style!

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It’s not every weekend I travel to watch rugby in another country but my interest in the sport took me from Scotland to Italy and not only was I happy with a win I experienced the most luxurious train journey home by train. Come with me and experience Executive Class on Trenitalia’s service from Rome… Read more »

New Tour ** India – The Golden Triangle Experience**

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RailTourGuide are delighted to bring you to India and show you around this amazing country on The Golden Triangle Experience! Why not experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country’s most fabled sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines travelling from the India’s capital city Delhi to the wondrous… Read more »

Why train ski holidays are the best way to the snow?

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  Benefits of taking the snow train Here you’ll find RailTourGuide’s information and tips on using the ski train. There are many benefits of train travel when it comes to ski holidays, not to mention that it’s a more relaxed and comfortable way to travel than either flying or driving. The average ski train journey… Read more »

New York to Boston from only £55 per person each way

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Do you fancy taking the train between New York Penn and Boston Back Bay in 2016? This offer is also available from Boston Back Bay to New York and the tickets are valid in Reserved Coach Class Seats RailTourGuide have some great offers available for you if you are able to book early with prices… Read more »

Grand Central opens above Birmingham New Street railway station

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The long awaited Grand Central shopping centre, built above the newly renovated Birmingham New Street rail station, has opened to the public. RailTourGuide were invited to the launch of this exciting space right in the heart of Birmingham city centre.   The mirrored exterior snakes above and around this busy main railway station in the… Read more »

Friday Fact: Did you know that?

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  On the UK rail network there are over 40,000 rail bridges, viaducts and tunnels, over 9,500 level crossings and around 1000 control signal boxes. For more information and to book your rail tickets and passes please call us on 0191 246 0708

Validating your French rail tickets

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Here is a short blog about rail ticket validation in France. This is a very simple process of placing your rail ticket into the small yellow SNCF validation machines at all the major French railway stations, prior to your journey. On most TGV routes it is required that you validate your ticket, prior to travel… Read more »