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
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17 September 2021Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.
17 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
16 September 2021The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.
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'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fifth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know16 September 2021100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
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Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
16 August 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances