Our luxury and VIP train travel services make the best private train charters in Europe available to clients, producing seamlessly memorable journeys.

We arrange private railroad trips on trains such as the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Northern Belle, Royal Scotsman and British Pullman. We can provide private carriages on all these services if booked well in advance as part of the brochured trips or it is possible to charter the whole train and set your own destination and timetable.

Business

  • Corporate Hospitality
  • Hospitality & Incentive Travel
  • Exclusive Charters
Groups

  • Sporting Events
  • Societies
  • Private Rail Cars
Celebrations

  • Wedding Receptions
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries

You can hire a train for one of its regular excursions and choose from fabulous destinations such as Bath or Edinburgh or one of the many special events. Or we can arrange an exclusive journey to meet your special requirements.

We want your time on board to be as special as possible. To give your occasion an extra touch of exclusivity we will be pleased to assist with any special arrangements you request. Whether you want your guests to be serenaded by a string quartet or greeted with the finest champagne and flowers, you will be sure to find those extra touches to make your occasion complete.

The British Pullman

Step on board the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and you are back in the heyday of great train travel.

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Train Capacity

  Train Capacity ::

TRAIN DETAILS

  • Number of passengers: 226
  • Number of carriages: 11
  • Configuration: tables for one, two, three, and coupés (private compartments) seating four
Exclusive Charters

  Exclusive Charters ::

CHARTERS

Charter the Belmond British Pullman privately for one of our regular excursions. Visit destinations such as Bath or Edinburgh, or events such as Ascot races or Wimbledon.

Alternatively tailor your own custom trip. Choose the destination, length of journey and all the activities on and off the train.

As well as exclusive use of the train for up to 226 guests, and the option for pre-selected drinks and custom menus, we’ll organise additional special arrangements. From musicians and photographers on the platform to performers and theming on board, we’ll ensure a journey like no other.

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

A work of art in itself and a true Art Deco icon, the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train offers one of the most celebrated and romantic journeys in the world.

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Train Capacity
  Train Capacity ::

TRAIN DETAILS

  • Maximum number of guests: 182
  • Piano Bar: 1
  • Boutique: 1
  • Double Cabins: 85 (Alternatively Cabin Suites are available which are formed of two interconnecting Double Cabins.)
  • Single Cabins: 12
  • Restaurant Cars: 3
Exclusive Charters

  Exclusive Charters ::

Looking for something more exclusive? We also specialise in customised events for up to 182 passengers aboard exclusive charters. Ideal for special occasions or to create a unique atmosphere for impressing clients. A private charter gives you the ultimate flexibility.

Choose the destination, the length of journey and all the activities on and off the train. Or charter one of our classic, scheduled journeys.

Includes:

  • Private use of Restaurant and Bar Cars
  • Customised menus and drinks
  • Tailor-made itineraries including departure point and destination
  • The opportunity to enhance the programme with entertainment and extras

Alternatively, hire the train for a day excursion or spectacular gala dinner. The choice is yours.

The Northern Belle

Evoking the opulence of 1930s rail travel, this is a luxurious train. Travel in one of seven expertly detailed carriages, each bearing the name of a great British castle or stately home

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Train Capacity
  Train Capacity ::

TRAIN DETAILS

  • Number of passengers: 260
  • Number of carriages: 7
  • Configuration: tables of two and four
Exclusive Charters

  Exclusive Charters ::

CHARTERS

To add to the excitement and prestige of a special event, charter the Belmond Northern Belle train.

You can hire the train for one of our regular excursions and choose from fabulous destinations such as Bath or Edinburgh. Or let us arrange an exclusive journey to meet your special requirements.

We want your time on board to be as special as possible. To give your occasion an extra touch of exclusivity we will be pleased to assist with any special arrangements you request. Whether you want your guests to be serenaded by a string quartet or greeted with the finest champagne and flowers, you will be sure to find those extra touches to make your occasion complete.

The Belmond Royal Scotsman

Belmond Royal Scotsman takes you to the heart of the Highlands, where you travel through landscapes of pine-clad mountains, reflected in mirror-still lochs.

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Train Capacity
With just 36 guests, this is railway travel at its most personal.

OBSERVATION CAR

The Observation Car provides a wonderful vantage point from which to enjoy the spectacular Highlands scenery. Settle down in a comfortable sofa or armchair as you glide past castles, villages and glens. For open-air views, step out onto the veranda to appreciate the wild beauty of the countryside and coast.

The perfect setting to enjoy an aperitif or after-dinner drink, sit back and enjoy the conviviality, conversation and relaxed country-house atmosphere. Nightly entertainment creates a memorable Scottish ambiance.

CABINS

There are 14 twin, two double and four single State Cabins in our Sleeping Cars, each lined with rich marquetry. All have a private bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet, constant hot water, high-quality toiletries and fresh towels every day.

Rooms have been designed to offer the ultimate in luxury travel. Facilities include lower beds, a dressing table, a full-length wardrobe, individually controlled heating, ceiling fans, opening windows and a cabin service call button.

On each bed there is a foam pillow, a hypoallergenic duvet and quilted cotton bed covers. With the train stabled at night in a quiet siding or station, a good night’s sleep is guaranteed.

Exclusive Charters

  Exclusive Charters ::

Whatever the occasion, Belmond Royal Scotsman never fails to impress.

Accommodating 36 people, why not charter the train for your exclusive use? Our one-, two-, three- or four-night train charters are perfect for any occasion. Alternatively, hire the train for a day excursion or spectacular gala dinner.

Includes:

  • Private use of restaurant and bar cars
  • Customised menus and drinks
  • Tailor-made itineraries
  • The opportunity to enhance the programme with entertainment and extras, such as musicians, photographers and gifts

PLANNING THE PERFECT EVENT

Try a theme…
We can tailor your itinerary to include your preferred activities, including alternative excursions to appeal to all tastes.
Add an event…
Plan your trip to coincide with an event in Scotland. From fabulous festivals to sensational sporting events, it’s a great way to start or finish your party.

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