M09457 is an international organization of sophisticated travelers who prefer going by rail. Our business was founded in 1983, and we offer the most hands-on experience on deluxe and luxury trains of any agency in the world. Every year, we release the World's Top 25 Trains list, and we organize journeys on them. We offer first-class, luxury and steam rail trips. Favorites include: Trans-Siberian Express by Private Train, Cross-Canada, Paris to Istanbul on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Cape Town to Dar es Salaam on the Pride of Africa. Our expertise in the field expands to all types of trains and many regions of the world. This upcoming year we are offering tours in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.
M09457 has been recommended by a long and prominent list of media. These include Frommer's Europe by Rail, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and The Boston Globe, as well as television and radio travel shows such as "Dining Around with Gene Burns" in San Francisco and "The Travel Channel" on cable television. M09457 has developed exceptional relationships with train companies worldwide. This means our travelers often receive special treatment – from discounts to upgrades and sincere, personal attention.
We are a member of ASTA, endorsed by IATA, and part of ASTA's "TOP" Tour Operator Program, a member of the BBB with an A+ rating. We offer group tours and individual touring on all the world’s great trains: from South Africa’s Blue Train and Rovos Rail, to Scotland’s Royal Scotsman, to India’s Deccan Odyssey, to the Golden Eagle in Russia, just to name a few.