The Far West of Ireland

GalwayThursday 20 September to Saturday 29 September 2018

We return to the “Emerald Isle” to again tour the Irish Republic by Iarnród Éireann's modern fleet. We indulge in steam and nostalgia at West Clare Railway, experience a unique form of rail travel at Lartigue Monorail and visit the Foynes Flying Boat Museum. A chance enjoy some great Irish hospitality.


Isle of Man Driving Experience

Groudle Glen RailwaySaturday 29 September to Saturday 6 October 2018

The Isle of Man is one of the British Isles hidden gems for steam travel and vintage transport. This tour will indulge your passion for old-fashioned transportation as you go behind the scenes of working railways and trams whilst touring this pretty island in style.


Eastern Canada in the Fall

Toronto - © Alan HeywoodWednesday 3 October to Tuesday 16 October 2018

Take the train through Canada’s great wilderness to Northern Quebec and Ontario, see the Fall colours along the St. Lawrence River and enjoy the remoteness of James Bay. This is a tour for those who like something completely different and well away from the usual tourist beat.


Moldova and Eastern Romania

Agro Pensiunea, Butuceni, MoldovaSaturday 6 October to Tuesday 16 October 2018

For such a small country, Moldova offers an amazing diversity both in terms of culture and political outlook. This is where the ideologies of Lenin and the democracies of Western Europe still face each other across the Dniester River and where the standard gauge trains of the west meet the broad gauge of the east.


Peru & Bolivia

Machu Picchu - © Bob CableSaturday 6 October to Friday 26 October 2018

Taking in two South American countries, Peru offers incredible scenery from the Inca capital of Machu Picchu to the impressive Lake Titicaca. We will travel on one of the highest rail journeys in the world to Huancayo before making our way to Bolivia, home of the Salt Flats. A wonderful tour that explores the culture and beauty of these two countries.


Harz Autumn Gala

Near Stiege - © John RobsonTuesday 16 October to Tuesday 23 October 2018

Our ever popular annual pilgrimage to the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen where we indulge in a weekend of special steam hauled trains. Criss-cross the beautiful Harz Mountains by steam train and discover wonderful, fairytale medieval towns.


Christmas Market - Dresden

Dresden Christmas Striezelmarkt on Altmarkt - © GNTB/Kaster, AndreasSaturday 1 December to Saturday 8 December 2018

Enjoy some festive shopping and all the trimmings with the added opportunity of exploring several surviving steam railways in the Dresden area. There will be plenty of time to enjoy the city’s Christmas Markets and an option to join daily excursions to ride nostalgic steam trains.


Christmas & New Year in Switzerland

Lake Lucerne - © swiss-image.chFriday 21 December 2018 to Thursday 3 January 2019

Experience a guaranteed ‘White Christmas’ in the snow-capped Swiss Alps this festive season. This 2-centre annual escorted tour is one of our firm favourites, providing an opportunity to enjoy Christmas and New Year with fellow travellers in a winter wonderland. Join daily excursions or enjoy independent sightseeing with a first class Swiss Travel Pass.


Antipodean Tour

Singapore - © Ramona Cazacu

Saturday 9 February to Sunday 3 March 2019

Journey across Australia and New Zealand through awe inspiring landscapes on some of the world’s most famous and iconic trains. Discover the charm of the cities, the beauty of the scenery and the vibrancy of two modern Asian destinations, Singapore and Hong Kong. This is a journey that would fulfil ‘holiday of a lifetime’ aspirations.


Snow on the Alps

Bernina Express at Alp Grum - © Liz TurnerTuesday 12 February to Thursday 21 February 2019

Travel through snow-capped mountains, white Alpine scenery and ride the UNESCO 'Rhaetian Railway' on this popular winter holiday. This rail tour is a fantastic way to see the Swiss Alps in their full winter glory, from the comfort of the train!


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