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Rail.co.uk is a great new place for train enthusiasts to share their passion for anything and everything rail related.

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We’ve dedicated pages for places of interest including transport museums and railway stations; fascinating facts and figures about locomotives and engines (steam, diesel & electric) and a section detailing the history of British Railways.

For those travelling by train in the UK, we’ve included a route planner, a national route map and loads of factual information on our great rail network. We also provide live train arrivals and departures information. The latest information for your chosen stations with details of any service updates that may affect your journey is available here: http://www.rail.co.uk/live-arrivals-departures/ .

We’ve provided rail connections, UK airport connections as well as ferry and Eurostar connections.

There are also details on buying train tickets online in the UK and overseas, delivery options and collection.

Throughout our website, you’ll also discover some great price offers on advance ticket purchases.

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Liverpool street station in the UK at rush hour

Help and advice with train travel in the UK

Train travel in the UK should be a pleasure, not a headache. So if you’re taking a train on the UK railway, start your journey here. We’ve lots of hints, tips and advice to help you find your way around, travel smoothly and arrive in style by train.

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eurostars passing at 375mph from the drivers seat in france


Welcome to our #railchat page. Our #railchat discussions take place over on Twitter, with our resident expert Phil Marsh. If you would like to get involved, please do join us, and use the dedicated hashtag #railchat. See our previous discussions below:

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Old steam train in Shanty Town Museum

Locomotives & Engines

Our rail network would be nothing without them. From Stephenson's Rocket to British Rail Class 92 and beyond, explore the facts, information and anecdotes behind the steam, diesel and electric locomotives that built the age of the train.

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