Ride the Swiss Railways on a fully escorted rail tour!

The efficient Swiss Railways Swiss trains run like clockwork, so they say…and they pretty much do.  The whole of Switzerland is covered by a frequent, punctual and efficient integrated train network that’s really easy to use, they really are the most convenient and dependable trains in the world. In most cases, you can just turn …

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Taking care of you every step of the way

Planning your next holiday?  If you have any questions about our fully escorted rail tours, we hope the following answers help.    What does my Tour Manager do? Your experienced Tour Manager is with you throughout your holiday and takes charge of all the logistics, such as hotel check-ins, travel documents and train, air or coach transfers.   What …

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Heritage Train Tour Leaders Q & A with Steve Matchett

Tell us a bit about yourself?  I live in the beautiful Lake Macquarie area of NSW having grown up on the western wheatfields of NSW. My interests include trains and travel, bushwalking, geography and land-use, pastoral care, poetry, tennis, gardening, maps and the great outdoors.  I have extensive travel experience across Australia and internationally throughout …

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Railway Adventures
Playing trains – SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S hidden gems

Special heritage steam trains are keeping the golden age of rail travel alive and well in a variety of locations in South Australia. Many of these trains run on semi-regular timetables on isolated branch lines, however, the ideal way to explore them in one go is to jump onboard a Railway Adventure tour of South …

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ICONS OF ENGLAND AND WALES – INNOVATION, INSPIRATION, AND INTRIGUE

INNOVATION, INSPIRATION, AND INTRIGUE MARITIME STRENGTH Britain’s empire was built on its naval strength, ruling the waves and the continents through mastery of the sea by sail and steam. Naval victories allowed the merchant fleets to feed the Industrial Revolution, which in turn depended on the Railway to drive its progress.  HMS Victory Warship, Portsmouth …

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