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Discover Edinburgh’s Past With Our Pick Of Vintage Rail Posters

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Edinburgh is a bustling, beautiful city beloved by tourists the world over, but while it retains much of its ancient charm, it’s also become a much more modern affair over the years. Discover the Edinburgh from older days and check out the vintage rail posters that tempted visitors to the capital in the 20th century.

Home to some of Scotland’s most iconic sites, a plethora of brilliant festivals and many unique cultural and artistic achievements, Edinburgh is a city worth celebrating. Next time you visit, whether for a luxurious holiday or a mad festival dash, be sure to check our journey planner for cheap tickets before you book.

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Hot tips for the Edinburgh Festival

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The second you step off a train to Edinburgh in August, you find yourself amidst the hustle and bustle of a city alive with excitement.

From amazing acrobatics to thrilling theatre, the Edinburgh International and Fringe Festivals are a yearly display of some of the world’s finest performances. But with so many excellent shows to choose between, it’s not always easy to know what to book.

Read on for some of our favourite hotly tipped shows…

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Your Top Ten Newcastle restaurants – #RSH Guides

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Each week, 10 savvy train fans win £10 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 pick of Newcastle’s best restaurants.

Read on for this week’s winning tips and find out where to go for a munch when you’re next ‘on the toon’. 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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Take the Train to…The UK’s Food Festivals

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Tantalise your taste buds with unusual treats and check out local specialities by taking the train to the UK’s top food festivals. If the idea of setting off for a picnic without needing to pack fills you with glee, grab some cheap train tickets before you go too, and you can save some money to put towards an extra dessert.

Just keep reading to find out which food festivals are unmissable the summer…

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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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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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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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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 top Edinburgh restaurants – #RSH Guides

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In our weekly competition, 10 train 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 month, we asked you to tweet us and tell us your favourite Edinburgh restaurants.

Read on for this week’s winning recommendations and see which Edinburgh dining hotspots our tweeters voted for. And don’t forget to share your suggestions with us using Twitter

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