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Our tours are conducted in English only, however we can provide detailed itineraries in all major European Languages if we are informed in advance of your requirement. Also at key visitor attractions in Ireland, multiple language literature is normally available.
As long as you have some mobility then our tours would be suitable. The trains are wheelchair friendly in Ireland however most coaches are not wheelchair accessible so you must be able to get on and off the coach unaided by Ireland staff. If you need extra walking assistance, you may bring a lightweight foldable wheelchair which can be stowed in the luggage compartment. It is with regret that we cannot accommodate mobility scooters on our tours. You must advise us when booking a tour that you will be using a wheelchair or other medical equipment.
We do not use first class on the train as first class is not available on all trains in Ireland. For operational reasons all customers who book a rail tour sit together in a specially reserved car.
Rail tours attract free, independent travelers of all ages and nationalities. What they have in common is a desire to have a unique touring experience in Ireland. Our tours also provide a credible means to explore Ireland without having to drive!