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Railcard tech error leaves some train passengers unable to access their cards – here's what you need to know

Anyone who has paid full price for their train ticket or who has been fined for not being able to show their Railcard due to the IT failure should request a refund.

15 June 2023

Jobseekers urged to apply for FREE railcard giving 50% off fares

Jobseekers are being encouraged to use a discount card that gets them 50% off rail travel

22 May 2023

Tech error leaves train users unable to buy or renew railcards - here's what you need to know

Some train passengers have struggled to buy or renew railcards directly on the Railcard website for weeks. Railcard said it is working to resolve the technical issue, but here's what to try in the meantime.

10 May 2022

Government launches half-price 'rail sale' – how it works and how to get cheaper fares

The 'rail sale' will offer travellers around 50% off more than one million train tickets on journeys across England, Wales and parts of Scotland.

21 April 2022

Train passengers still struggling to buy railcards weeks after website update

Some train passengers have been left unable to buy or renew their railcards online for weeks, due to ongoing "technical issues" with the Railcards website

10 January 2020

New railcard to extend child fares to 16 and 17-year-olds

A new railcard will be launched this year to let 16 and 17-year-olds buy half-price train tickets, the Government has announced

2 January 2019

26-30 Railcard to be available nationwide by the end of the year

The 26-30 Railcard will be available to buy nationwide by the end of the year, train firms have promised.

26 October 2018

Commuter rail fares to increase by up to 3.2% next year

The price of regulated rail fares will rise by up to 3.2% in January 2019

15 August 2018

Passengers unable to access digital railcards - if you're having problems here's what to do

Some rail passengers who have a digital railcard on their phone are unable to access them

30 May 2018

Revealed: Millions more WILL be able to get the 26-30 Railcard

The 26-30 Railcard will be put back on sale and made available to millions more people, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

16 March 2018