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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Steams Ahead For 2017 Opening Season

May 20, 2017 Rail No Comments

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine is now open and steaming ahead for another exciting season.  Travel along the historic Madera Sugar Pine Railroad where mighty lumberjacks felled the timber and flumes carried the lumber to the town of Madera. … Continue Reading

Two Million and Counting at Verde Canyon Railroad

May 20, 2017 Rail No Comments

How many owls live on planet earth? How many months have passed since the dawn of humanity? And how many people, over the past 27 years, has Verde Canyon Railroad brought into the rare unspoiled riparian splendor along its tracks? The answer to these questions: two million. … Continue Reading

A Truly Rare American Experience

May 13, 2017 Rail No Comments

THERE IS STILL ONE PLACE YOU CAN STILL SEE AND RIDE BEHIND A STEAM ENGINE ON A REAL WORKING RAILROAD IN THE U.S. The Grand Canyon Railway Will Run Steam Engines … Continue Reading

Two New Brightline Trains, Manufactured in America, to Travel Across Country in Tandem

May 13, 2017 Rail No Comments

Brightline, the new privately funded express inter-city passenger rail service in Florida, is making preparations to soon welcome its third and fourth trainsets. … Continue Reading

Winter Woes? Not for the West Coast Wilderness Railway

May 13, 2017 Rail No Comments

The widely celebrated Australian summer might be over for another year but that doesn’t mean the heat is off in terms of activities available.  … Continue Reading

Belmond launches Belmond Las Casitas and South America’s first luxury sleeper train, Belmond Andean Explorer

May 5, 2017 Rail No Comments

Today, Belmond enhances its Peru portfolio with the acquisition of Belmond Las Casitas in Colca Canyon and the launch of Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train.   … Continue Reading

Rail Plus unveils European summer rail schedules

April 20, 2017 Rail No Comments

Rail Plus is pleased to advise that rail networks in seven European countries have now released their northern hemisphere summer schedules, enabling travel agents to secure seats on key point-to-point rail journeys. … Continue Reading

Mary Valley’s historic ‘Rattler’ to get back on the rails

March 13, 2017 Rail No Comments

The lush farmlands of the Mary Valley will once again resound to the rhythmic chug of steam trains following the Queensland Government’s announcement of a major grant to help get the historic Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ back on the rails. … Continue Reading

New high-speed rail lines set to make European travel easier and faster

March 10, 2017 Rail No Comments

With multiple new high-speed rail projects now under construction across Europe, exploring some of the world’s most popular destinations by train is set to become even faster and more comfortable in 2017. … Continue Reading

Rail Plus cuts fees and raises agent commissions

March 2, 2017 Rail No Comments

Rail Plus is cutting fees and increasing commissions in order to make it easier and more profitable for travel agents to sell train journeys. … Continue Reading

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