Rail Travel Blog


Here at Tailor Made Rail, we don’t just talk the talk. We regularly travel abroad to check out the train journeys, destinations and hotels that feature on our suggested holiday itineraries. This means we can have a better understanding of journey logistics and make recommendations based on personal experiences. You can read about some of these experiences and recommendations below as well as those of some of our customers who have travelled with us.

2 October 2019
Want to know what you'll find when you catch a train in Continental Europe? The below introductions to some of our top destinations should help give you some idea of what to expect.
5 September 2019
If you want the journey to be part of the holiday, it can be hard to choose from a huge range of rail routes which have the real 'wow' factor. So, we've put together this guide with some of our favourites.
5 August 2019
Wondering where to begin your rail holiday in Europe? You can fly into any airport on the Continent and start your journey from there.
3 April 2019
Last weekend I did three things I’ve never done before – travelled through the Alps by train, visited Venice (somewhere I’d wanted to go for ages) and limited myself to just 24 hours in two amazing places.
3 April 2019
If you're considering a rail trip to Italy. Why not start out north of the Alps and take the scenic route? There are a number of spectacular mountain passes to choose from.
3 April 2019
Our Eurostar check-in was dead easy and we were soon on our way through the Kent countryside, and onwards to Paris at incredible speeds.
3 April 2019
Being an enthusiastic city explorer and trainspotter myself, I was very delighted when Tailor Made Rail asked me to write about my home town, Berlin.
3 April 2019
The cream and brown liveried carriages of the British Pullman looked rather out of place on a Saturday morning in London Victoria station.
3 April 2019
A good holiday, for me, always starts with a good train journey. However, when time is short, a quick flight has to do.