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Places to Go: Buxton, Derbyshire

  Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. Besides running the NationalRail.com train ticket sales website, Alex is also the stationmaster of two independent train stations on the East Coast Main Line: Chester-le-Street in County Durham and Eaglescliffe...

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Get the latest edition of the National Rail Map in time for Christmas

Get the latest edition of the National Rail Map in time for Christmas

This Post is now out of date – please visit the updated post at https://www.nationalrail.com/get-national-rail-map-time-christmas-2018/   ——- The latest edition of the National Rail Map commemorates the achievement of Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe in visiting all the stations in Great Britain in summer...

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Millennial railcard now available!

On December the 6th, the very first 26-30 millennial railcards were be offered to 10,000 customers of the Greater Anglia network as part of the trial scheme before being launched nationwide early next year. The new railcard will give customers a third off...

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Places to Go: Richmond, North Yorkshire

Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. Besides running the NationalRail.com train ticket sales website, Alex is also the stationmaster of two independent train stations on the East Coast Main Line: Chester-le-Street in County Durham and Eaglescliffe in...

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2017 UK Winter Activities

Winter is finally arrived in the UK, with brisk temperatures creeping in and the smell of mulled wine getting us in the Christmas spirit. It’s time to take advantage of all things festive and plan your holiday travels, so grab your train tickets and...

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2017 UK Christmas Light Shows

It’s nearly that time of year again! You’re probably starting to think about festive themed activities you can do with the family, your significant other, or your friends. We’ve had a little search and found that there are plenty of exciting Christmas...

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New railcard for 26-30 year olds to be launched?

Millennials are rejoicing this week as rumours of a new railcard that will give cheaper rail fares to 26-30 year olds, are floating around the internet. Up until now, twenty-somethings have been able to get a three-year railcard just before their 24th...

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Places to Go: Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. Besides running the NationalRail.com train ticket sales website, Alex is also the stationmaster of two independent train stations on the East Coast Main Line: Chester-le-Street in County Durham and Eaglescliffe in...

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5 ideas for UK half-term day trips

October half-term is a difficult one – the weather isn’t great so many activities are limited, and with Christmas looming, most families will be looking to save money wherever possible. We’ve put together a list of great day trips you can take...

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