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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.

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…

View more12 March 2020
5 staycation holiday ideas

Holidays are never too far away, and if you want to be one step ahead of the game then it’s time to start planning now. Having fun with the kids doesn’t always have to be expensive either. Here we…

View more09 March 2020
Incredible UK landmarks you didn't know existed

From Buckingham Palace to The White Cliffs of Dover – we have some amazing landmarks here in the UK. But what about the lesser-known places that are somewhat off the beaten track?


View more06 March 2020
What’s on in April?

This year, Good Friday falls on 10th April and Easter Monday on 12th April, meaning a lovely long weekend with friends and family (hopefully teamed with some sunnier days…

View more04 March 2020
Great family walks in Yorkshire without the car

Don’t hold your breath, but it seems like spring is about to show an appearance! The crocuses are finding their way through the frosty grass, the birdsong is gently waking us up each morning and…

View more27 February 2020
5 places for lunch near London Euston Station

Have you just had a morning meeting in Soho and now have an hour to spare before catching your train home from Euston station? If so, then why not take the…

View more25 February 2020
Take the train to Northallerton

Lying in the Vale of Mowbray in the heart of North Yorkshire, Northallerton is a market town with plenty of outdoorsy charm. Perfect for a family day out or a chilled weekend away, you can easily…

View more20 February 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…

View more13 February 2020
Romantic UK weekend breaks

Whether you are a hopeless romantic, or far from it, you really can’t fail to escape the February lovefest that is Valentine’s Day.

From bright-red heart-shaped greetings cards to plush…

View more07 February 2020

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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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