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Places to Go – RACING AT PONTEFRACT

Places to go is a NationalRail.com monthly feature. The article is written by Alex Nelson our stationmaster and follows his visits around the UK by rail! My friend Andy Bartlett, who, before he started the GO ROAM app, was a racing jockey...

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Exploring Scottish cities via rail!

From buzzing cities to spectacular landscapes, Scotland is a beautiful country that’s right on your doorstep. With wild-camping legal and free just outside of it’s cities you don’t even have to pay for accommodation! So, next time you plan a holiday why...

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Things to do in London this autumn!

If you’re planning an autumn excursion to London this year, here’s some activities to get you started! The nights are becoming darker, the leaves are turning orange and it’s starting to feel a bit spooky. Just because the summer sun is officially...

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Reasons why trains are more environmentally friendly!

  As we become more aware of the climate crisis facing our planet, more people are deciding to eat ethically, buy ethically and live ethically.  Reducing our carbon footprint is part of a larger plan to minimise the effect of climate change....

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Top UK beaches you can reach by train!

The seaside has all the elements needed for a memorable day out; childhood nostalgia, the delight of nature, greasy food and good old-fashioned fun. In the colder months it’s easy to forget how beautiful the UK coastline is, but the sun is...

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Travel by train – the best UK castles!

From the Norman occupation to Harry and Megan’s house – there’s a reason that the UK is famous for its castles. The UK has thousands of years of history and hundreds of historic sites to discover. If you’re into creepy witches, horrible...

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Places to Go: Stoke-on-Trent

Places to Go is a monthly feature written by NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. His passion for the UK rail network combined with his desire to travel to new locations have inspired him to write a regular piece on UK tourism. In January I...

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10 reasons you should travel by train!

In this video, NationalRail.com director Alex Nelson explains why you should travel by train! Don’t forget to book your cheap train tickets with NationalRail.com!...

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How to save money on your rail tickets!

In this video you hear some important money saving tips from NationalRail.com director Alex Nelson, these techniques will benefit your pocket especially with those pesky price increases! Don’t forget to book your cheap train tickets with NationalRail.com!...

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