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Rail passengers can now get live updates via WhatsApp - and some who sign up can get a free coffee too

From today, rail passengers in England, Scotland and Wales can get personalised updates on their journey from National Rail via WhatsApp. Updates include real-time details of delays, disruption and alternative travel routes.

3 September 2021

New 26-30 Railcard is being trialled nationwide - but there are only 10,000 up for grabs

A nationwide trial of the 26-30 Railcard has started

12 March 2018

Want to get PAID to travel the UK and Europe by train? National Rail's hiring a new 'chief adventure officer'

If you're eligible for a 16-25 Railcard, National Rail's offering you the chance to get paid £10,000 to travel by train

28 December 2017

Christmas travel: Your rights if your train is delayed or cancelled

Train passengers face disruption while travelling over Christmas with more than 250 sets of engineering works planned

19 December 2017

Rail fares to rise by an average of 3.4% from January

Passengers face the biggest hike in rail fares for five years with ticket costs set to rise by an average 3.4%

5 December 2017

Revealed: Trick to use the 16-25 Railcard to save £100s on your commute (and it'll work for the 26-30 Railcard too)

Commuters on some routes can use a 16-25 Railcard to save up to £700 on a year's train travel

24 November 2017

Greater Anglia launches rail discount card for over-50s

A new over-50s' discount card to bag 20% off rail tickets has been launched by Greater Anglia

3 November 2017

Digital 16-25 Railcards now available

From today you'll be able to store a digital version of your new 16-25 Railcard on your phone

23 October 2017

12 rail firms agree to refund passengers who pay too much for tickets

Twelve train companies will refund passengers who weren't sold the cheapest tickets when buying ticket machines

28 July 2017

'Super-complaint' launched over train delay payouts

Which? submits 'super-complaint' to the rail regulator demanding it takes action to make train delay claims easier

21 December 2015