Britain by Rail, the independent resource for exploring Britain by train


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Welcome to Britain by Rail

Britain by Rail is the independent website that helps you explore Britain by train. Whether you are looking to plan your next holiday, day out or a short touring break, you will find the information you need to plan your trip.  This is an private and independent web site not affiliated with any rail company so you can be sure to find impartial and unbiased advice.  There are sections on how to travel by train, attractions, cheap tickets, places of interest and an informative newsletter to download. 

Days out by Train - New 2013

First time traveller?

Day trips with Compass Tours in 2013

Click here for your questions answered!

Travel by sea

New book - Scotland by Rail

When the rails run out, take to the water with a ferry.

Yes, I've written a book to go along with the website!  So far its for Scotland (England and Wales to follow!).  If you would like to know how to go on a touring holiday by rail its for you!  Find out more


All site updates are listed here in what's new

Britain by Rail is the independent website offering consumer information on all UK rail companies together with  bus and shipping links. 

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This site was last updated 23-Mar-2013

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