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Escorted rail tours with Rail Discoveries

Travel the world by train with Rail Discoveries. Whether you want to wander through the bamboo forests of southern Japan or crest soaring Alpine summits, our 40 years' experience means there's always somewhere new to explore. 

Whether you are planning a holiday in the UK, mainland Europe or further afield, a Rail Discoveries escorted tour offers you a superb way to experience some of the world's most beautiful destinations.

You can watch the wonderful and ever-changing scenery glide past; after all, rail journeys often go where no other form of transport can. When you arrive at your destination, you'll be in the perfect frame of mind for all the discoveries that await you. 

All of our tours are accompanied by an experienced Tour Manager to take care of the details for you.

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The Somme & the Lochnagar Crater

The Somme & the Lochnagar Crater

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As we approach the centenary of the Battle of the Somme we take a closer look at the defining locations. Today’s is the Lochnagar Crater, and its impact on the opening day of the battle.

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Christmas Traditions Around the World: France Spain

Christmas Traditions Around the World: France Spain

23 December 2015

Join us as we explore the French Fête des Lumières, the all-night Spanish celebration of Christmas Eve, and the practical jokes of the Day of Innocent Saints – Spain’s version of April Fools’ Day.

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Five of Britain’s best steam train journeys

Five of Britain’s best steam train journeys

31 December 2015

Evocative of a bygone age the famous British steam train journey has been a popular day out for many British travellers for decades. Now many heritage railways exist solely for tourism purposes after the infamous Beeching Cuts of 1963. We have a look at 5 of the most scenic.

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