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Welcome to the Grand Central blog. Unlike the News section, here we'll be posting less formal, more informational pieces about the places we go and ideas for things to do there, as well as features and upcoming event information.

Not done your Christmas Shopping yet?

With the festive season fast approaching,…

View more20 December 2021
The UK's Most Festive Cities

Following the disruption to the nation’s festive…

View more25 November 2021
Acts of Kindness

Throughout the pandemic, wonderful stories of people doing kind things for friends, family, neighbours and…

View more08 November 2021
Spectacular Sunsets

View more29 October 2021
Days Out By Rail

2021 has become the year of the staycation, and according to recent figures from VisitBritain¹, it is the year in which £51.4 billion will be spent on domestic tourism within the UK. …

View more24 August 2021
Your Ticket to a Great Summer

Summer 2021 is set to be a season of staycationing and day trips in beautiful Britain! In a bid to encourage our customers to explore the wonderful destinations along our routes this summer – and…

View more22 June 2021
More than a railway station? It’s time to explore the hidden attractions of King's Cross

LONDON is a city which rewards exploration on foot. Wander in any direction and you’ll notice so many street gems - blue plaques, evocative street names, hidden pubs and historic oddities unique…

View more18 June 2021
Get on board the flexible future of train travel with the Grand Central Carnet

WELCOME back everyone. It’s  been so good over the past few weeks to see the steady return of our passengers. We know that COVID has changed a lot of things since we welcomed you on board,…

View more27 May 2021
Five easy ways to ensure we all travel with confidence on Grand Central

JUST like us at Grand Central you’re probably starting to allow yourself a little excitement at the prospect of planning some post-lockdown leisure activity this summer.

While it looks…

View more23 March 2021

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Seasonal events

Ideas and articles about seasonal travel with Grand Central

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Family travel

How you and your family can get the most out of Grand Central's services between London and the North.

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Lifestyle

Beyond the journey - where can Grand Central take you?

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Business travel

For business travellers interested in maximising their usage of Grand Central and rail

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