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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
Keep fit and healthy while you travel

Travelling by train can be tiring, especially if you do it a lot as part of your normal routine. It can also be detrimental to your health, too, if you don’t take the right precautions. 

Train travel often means sitting down for long periods, which isn’t that great for your…

View more14 November 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
Keep your cool while travelling by train this summer

Even though we haven’t experienced that much of summer in the UK yet, we are staying hopeful for some long sunny days to come in July and August.

If you commute to work regularly by train or are planning some long trips over the next couple of months, then you might want to think about…

View more26 June 2019
How to work efficiently whilst travelling on a train

For those of us who have to commute to work every day, the daily train journey can sometimes become repetitive and frustrating. Even those who only travel once or twice a month for business meetings or seminars can still find it a chore.

Whether you are restricted by busy peak time…

View more17 May 2019
5 mental wellbeing tips for your daily commute

Travelling during peak train times can be tough, especially if you do it regularly for your daily commute to work.

Will I get a seat? Where can I stand? How busy will it be? All questions that are bound to run through your head as you are standing on the platform, ready to board.…

View more05 May 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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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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