Including steam train trips, train excursion charters, and regular rail tours. The UK is blessed with a large number of historic railways which have been saved from the ravages of time and restored to provide an enjoyable day out or longer holiday excursion for visitors. Many of these railways provide historic museums, and the chance to see heritage trains close up, as well as the pleasure of a journey through wonderful countryside.
Bridgnorth Castle Hill Cliff Railway UK's only inland electric funicular railway, and is also the steepest funicular in the U.K. The Railway has connected Bridgnorth's Low Town and High Town since 1892. http://www.bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk
Foxfield Heritage Railway One the UK's finest preserved industrial railway stretching through rural Staffordshire. Museum, buffet serving homemade food, souvenir shop and fully licensed bar. Open weekends during the running season Apr-Dec. http://www.foxfieldrailway.co.uk
Geoff Cooke's Trains & Treasures Tours of Wales and the UK, that include the Great Little Trains of Wales for both enthusiasts and tourists. Scheduled departures and driver / host options. http://www.geoffs-trains.com
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway The GWR is an all-volunteer steam and diesel heritage railway in the English Cotswolds. Since 1981, the volunteers have restored over 10 miles of line, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. http://www.gwsr.com
Pathfinder Tours (2006) Ltd Pathfinder Tours is one of the nation's leading excursion train operators. They organise around 30 rail excursions every year along both famous and less well known routes to a wide variety of interesting destinations. Some trains use heritage carriages hauled by steam locomotives evoking bygone eras and others are hauled by classic diesel engines. http://www.pathfindertours.co.uk
Rail Discoveries Escorted rail holidays throughout the UK and Europe. Travel from your local railway station to popular destinations including France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Germany. Book online at www.railholidays.com. http://www.raildiscoveries.com
Rail Tours of Britain Ideal for the independent traveller who would prefer not to drive abroad, an adeo Travel Rail Tour lets you make use of Britain's comprehensive public transport network. adeo Travel offer a selection of itineraries for travelling by rail across Britain as well as specific routes for Scotland, England and Wales. http://www.adeotravel.com
RailTourGuide We specialise in providing fully escorted bespoke tours of the UK by rail. Our tours are carried out by professional experienced rail guides who will make your vacation unforgetable. On our website we have various tour ideas and specialized tour ideas to various UK cities and towns.
We can also arrange full train charters. http://www.railtourguide.com
ScotRail - Kids Go Free Get set for some fab family days out! ScotRail's Kids Go Free offers you two free child tickets with every off-peak adult ticket, plus one free child entry to many of Scotland's best family attractions. It's a great way for the whole family to see the best of Scotland. http://www.scotrail.co.uk
The Torbay Express The Torbay Express steam trains run on summer Sundays to the English Riviera. It is one of the most famous post war express steam trains following Brunel's Great Western Railway speeding across the Somerset levels and around the beautiful Devon coast to Paignton and then on to Kingswear, where you take the ferry to picturesque & historic Dartmouth. http://www.torbayexpress.co.uk
Train Chartering, consultants for rail travel Train Chartering offers consultancy for luxury or large group rail travel: escorted group travel, charter trains and private carriages for business or individual clients throughout Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). http://www.trainchartering.com
Vintage trains excursions One of the U.K.'s leading operators of main line steam train excursions. They run a variety of steam-hauled tours on the Network Rail network throughout the year