The Railcard scheme allow you to purchase a train ticket at a reduced rate, typically 1/3 off the price of an adult fare. There is no limit to the number of times you can use your Railcard although some Railcards can only be used outside of peak times.

Each Railcard has different eligibility criteria so you will need to check whether you qualify before you apply.


There a variety of Railcards on offer including:


Disabled Persons Railcard

For people with a disability meeting the eligibility criteria, the Disabled Persons Railcard offers 1/3 off rail travel for you and a friend or travel companion.

Just £20 for 1 year or £54 for 3 years, discounts are applicable on both peak and off-peak tickets.


Senior Railcard

Costing just £30 a year, the Senior Railcard saves you 1/3 on all journeys offering you immediate savings. Even better, value is the 3-year Railcard at only £70.


Veterans Railcard

The new Veterans Railcard is now on sale. For UK Veterans who have served at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations.

It’s available to buy for an introductory price of just £21 for one year, if purchased before 31 March 2021. That's a saving of £9 on the normal retail price of £30.


To find out more about Railcards or start an application please visit their website.

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