Heritage Railways

New! BritRail Bonus Offers from ACP Rail

Over 100 bonus offers at attractions in England, Scotland and Wales There are now over 100 more great reasons to bring a BritRail Pass or Ticket on your next trip as you can take advantage of BritRail Bonus Offers, including special benefits available for top attractions and activities throughout the UK! Use them to get inspiration and...
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In Wales: A Steam Railway for the 21st Century

By Carl H. Larsen Progress has taken a few steps back to yesteryear in Porthmadog, the Welsh town that has become one of the world’s top steam-railway centers. Each year about 300,000 steam-locomotive enthusiasts and day-trippers from around the globe make their way to this town of 4,000 on the Welsh coast. They come to...
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Heritage Railways Throughout the UK

By Carl H. Larsen I didn’t know my BritRail Pass allowed me to walk back in time, so it was a surprise to learn that pass holders can receive substantial discounts on a wide number of “heritage railways” throughout the UK, many of which run trains operated by steam locomotives.Heritage railways are abandoned rail lines...
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Day 9 – Conwy Castle & Cardiff Bound

May 22, we started the day with sunny skies in Llandudno and hopped on a short bus ride to the town of Conwy, which is beautifully set on the harbour, with castle views overlooking the water and a back drop of the hills of Snowdonia National Park.  Conwy Castle is great to explore, featuring a...
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BritRail Teams up with Heritage Railways

Present any BritRail Pass and receive a discount off admission to these Heritage Railways BritRail in conjunction with the Heritage Railways Association (HRA) is offering up to 25% off the admission of many HRA’s railways all over the U.K. Take a ride on many turn of the century steam locomotives or learn about the history...
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