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How to save money on student rail travel

Recent reports have shown that there are 2,751,865 enrolled within higher education within the UK in 2022¹.

Of course, this…

View more20 September 2022
Hollywood Travel: The Grand Central guide to the most train-friendly films and TV shows

Whether you’re on the move for work or for leisure purposes, travelling by rail can be an especially relaxing experience,…

View more28 March 2022
Not done your Christmas Shopping yet?

With the festive season fast approaching, we’ve looked at Google search data to see what types of present ideas are proving…

View more20 December 2021
The UK's Most Festive Cities

Following the disruption to the nation’s festive plans in 2020, Christmas 2021 has become a hugely anticipated event for Brits, with towns, cities, and…

View more25 November 2021
Acts of Kindness

Throughout the pandemic, wonderful stories of people doing kind things for friends, family, neighbours and even complete strangers spread across the country – much like the kindness itself.

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. 

Hopefully you’ve already spotted some of our…

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 beyond – we’ve created an exciting series of videos that have all been shot from the comfort of…

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 to the capital.

For many of us, a visit to London begins at King's Cross, where we…

View more18 June 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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