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Blog posts about business travel

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, not least the way you want to use the train.

We’re really starting to notice that you’re…

View more27 May 2021
Spring-clean your train travel habits

How are your 2020 travel resolutions coming along? Hopefully you are moving along on the right track (no pun intended). But, if do you need a little spring refresher, then we have thought about some tips to help you organise your train…

View more12 March 2020
Could Carnet tickets be saving you money on trips to London?

Let’s admit it, we all like to save money where we can. So, if you are travelling regularly to or from London using a Grand Central train service, then there might be ways to reduce the amount you pay on each journey.

View more13 February 2020
5 ways to reduce pre-meeting stress

If you work in an environment where meetings are part of the norm, then chances are you will spend a lot of time travelling from place to place meeting with clients, suppliers or associates. Alternatively, you might not be used to meetings at all, but have one in the diary that you are preparing…

View more27 January 2020
Stop wasting time: 5 easy ways to save precious minutes during the week

With our increasingly hectic lives, we all wish there were a few extra hours in the day. Happily, with some smart preparation and a few hacks, it’s possible to claw back some minutes, if not hours. From labour-saving apps to meal planning, here are some simple ways to save yourself time.…

View more02 December 2019
Are you a smart commuter?

With the onset of winter, the daily commute can get tricky. The combination of dark nights and bad weather mean that commuting by car can be a risky endeavour - road accidents peak during the winter months, in particular during the hours of 4pm and 6pm. Smart commuters know train travel is…

View more24 October 2019
5 great places for a meeting near King’s Cross Station

For those of us who are forever hopping on and off the train to London to meet with clients, colleagues or suppliers, it’s often hard to always find the perfect place to come together.

Different meetings call for different requirements, but some general features come as standard. An…

View more25 September 2019
How to never be late for a meeting again

We’ve all had to send that dreaded message before. You know, the “Sorry, I’m running a few minutes late for our meeting” message. After all, life is busy and there are always some things that are out of our control.

However, if you want to take some control back and show your…

View more21 August 2019
10 great apps to download on the train

If you are one of the many commuters who use the train regularly to get from meeting to meeting, or office to office, then there is a good chance you will have a lot of spare time on your hands until your train gets into its destination station.

Hopefully, you will already have read…

View more24 July 2019
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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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