Grand Central’s single fares already proving reform can benefit customers
Flexible Off Peak singles from York to London with Grand Central are available for £58, compared to the industry Super Off Peak single at £123.20; an Off Peak return fare is £112 with Grand Central, with the industry Super Off Peak return price at £124.20. However, Grand Central also offers train-specific Advance Purchase single fares from York to London from just £18.
Grand Central is currently offering discounted sale fares from all of its stations to London this week only, including York to London from only £12 per person each way, only bookable direct from www.grandcentralrail.com
Notes to Editors
The full speech can be found here: Rail Fare Reform Speech 07.02.2023
The Transport Secretary affirms his commitment to the rail sector and outlines plans to modernise the industry.
Grand Central Railway Company Limited is an established train operator which provides direct rail connections from towns and cities in Yorkshire and the North East England with London.
Customer satisfaction levels are consistently high and the rail company was named Britain’s best value rail operator for the tenth time in the Spring 2020 National Rail Passenger Survey. In 2020 the same survey saw Grand Central rated overall best operator for customer satisfaction
Grand Central operates West Riding services between Bradford Interchange, Low Moor, Halifax, Brighouse, Mirfield, Wakefield Kirkgate, Pontefract Monkhill, Doncaster and London King’s Cross. The rail operator also operates North East services between Sunderland, Hartlepool, Eaglescliffe, Northallerton, Thirsk, York and London King’s Cross.
Grand Central is part of the Arriva group. Arriva is one of the leading providers of passenger transport in Europe, employing over 53,000 people and delivering 2 billion passenger journeys a year across 14 European countries. We are part of Deutsche Bahn (DB), one of the world’s leading passenger and logistics companies, and are responsible for DB's regional passenger transport services outside Germany.