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From tours in Britain and mainland Europe to 53 days around the world by rail, this York firm organises 64,000 rail-based, group-escorted holidays a year in 40 countries, operating mainly through the brands Great Rail Journeys, Treyn and Railselect. In March last year, ECI Partners bought a majority stake, valuing the company at more than £50m. Profits reached £8.9m in 2013, and in September, Peter Liney, 54, was appointed as chief executive.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank86
CompanyGreat Rail Journeys
ActivityTour operator
LocationYork
Annual profit growth46.84%
Latest profits £000s8,868
Latest sales £000s82,751
Staff119
Founded1980
Websitewww.greatrail.com

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