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Monthly Archives: June 2012

RSH Monthly Twitter Followers Competition – June 2012 Winners

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50 tremendously tuned-in train travellers have pocketed £10s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points in our monthly competition – just by following us on Twitter.

Read on to see if you’ve made our winners’ list this month and keep following us to get the chance to win more loyalty points in our regular competitions.

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Your Top Ten Edinburgh Greasy Spoons – #RSHGuides

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Each week, 10 lucky train travel fans win £10′s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips about a set destination to #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you to tweet us with your favourite Edinburgh greasy spoon.

Read on to find out where to get a fry-up and a cuppa in the Scottish capital. And don’t forget to share your ideas with us using Twitter – you could win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

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Re-live the National Railway Museum’s past with our pick of vintage rail posters

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The National Railway Museum – which has already hosted this month’s Railfest event – is one of the UK’s leading tourist attractions. This month, we’re celebrating its contribution to preserving historic railway exhibits by taking a look at some of its own adverts from the past.

Read on for our pick of vintage posters for the National Railway Museum. And, if you’re planning a trip to York to explore the museum yourself, don’t forget that you could make great savings when you book your
train tickets, car hire and hotel accommodation with us

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Your Top Ten Edinburgh Festival Tips – #RSH Guides

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In our weekly competition, 10 train travel fans win £10′s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips about a set destination to #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you to tweet us and tell us what you love about Edinburgh’s Festivals.

Read on for this week’s winning Edinburgh Festival tips. And don’t forget to share your ideas with us using Twitter – you could win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

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RSH Book Club: See which sports books made our rail reading squad

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With the world’s biggest sporting event heading to the capital this summer, it’s time to get your train reading list in shape too.

Read on to find out which books made it into the final round of our top rail reads this month. And don’t forget to check out our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you travel.

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5 of the strangest things left on trains …

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You might expect the UK’s railway stations’ lost luggage office to be full of wallets, phones and umbrellas. But sometimes passengers leave the strangest things behind on trains.

Read on for our top five tales about things that bemused conductors have found on trains. And if you’re forgetful, put a note in your diary to remind you to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets, car hire and hotel rooms before you set off on your next trip.

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Your Top Ten Days Out in Edinburgh – #RSH Guides

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In our weekly competition, 10 rail fans win £10′s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips about a set destination to #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you to tweet us and tell us your favourite ways to spend a day in Edinburgh.

Read on for this week’s winning recommendations for days out in the Scottish capital. And don’t forget to share your suggestions with us using Twitter – you could win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

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The royals and trains…Queen Elizabeth II and family

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The Diamond Jubilee is still going on, and to celebrate we’re continuing our series about royals and trains by jumping forward in time to see how Queen Elizabeth II and her family have given railway travel their seal of approval.

Read on to find out more about Her Maj’s train journeys. And check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you next take to the rails.

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Wet Your Whistle on June’s Rail Ale Trail

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Start the summer off in style by sampling some of the best brews about at this month’s beer festivals – and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you travel.

Just read on to find out more about June’s Rail Ale Trail…

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Your Favourite Edinburgh Bars – #RSH Guides

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In our weekly competition, 10 train-loving tweeters win £10′s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips about a set destination to #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you to tweet us and tell us about your favourite Edinburgh watering-holes.

Read on to see who won and which Edinburgh bars they voted for. And don’t forget to share your suggestions with us using Twitter – you could win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

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