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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

London passengers overpay £184m for pricey travelcards – here's how to avoid paying extra

Over 37 million peak daily London travelcards were bought over the last five years, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal – even though they're ALWAYS more expensive than paying by Oyster card or contactless

12 December 2019

Virgin Trains calls for compulsory seat reservations

Virgin Trains has proposed making seat reservations compulsory on long-distance trains, saying it would cut overcrowding and guarantee every passenger a seat

24 April 2019

Eurostar announces more cancellations - latest info & your rights

Eurostar has announced more cancellations from Paris to the UK today and tomorrow, after weeks of disruption - here's what you need to know

2 April 2019

Toilet charges scrapped at major train stations

Passengers will no longer have to pay to spend a penny in the busiest train stations, as all toilets in Network Rail-operated stations are free to use from today

1 April 2019

Train more than a minute late? From April, firms will have to report it

Rail companies will start measuring the punctuality of their trains by the minute from April

22 March 2019

Eurostar chaos - latest info & your rights

Eurostar has urged passengers to avoid travelling from Paris to the UK until Thursday and warned there will be dozens of cancellations on the route between London and Paris until 30 March - here's what to do if you're affected

22 March 2019

'I was charged £700 extra using contactless on the tube' – don't be caught out

A London commuter was shocked to find she'd overpaid by more than £700 for her year's travel after tapping in and out using the same debit card on different devices. If you use Apple Pay or another mobile payment device on the underground or trains in London, make sure you don't get caught out

25 January 2019

Top Clubcard offer suspended AGAIN weeks before it's set to be scrapped

Tesco's popular Clubcard offer with train booking website RedSpottedHanky has been suspended for the second time

4 January 2019

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