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3 Days by Train, in Manchester

 3 Days in Manchester We’ve got our stylish friend Clare Potts to put together an amazing 3 day Mancunian experience for you…   Day 1 – Settling into the city Just a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station you’ll find the Northern Quarter, it’s packed full of independent cafes, shops and men with beards. It’s the […]

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3 Days by Train, in Glasgow

3 Days in Glasgow We’ve called on our Scottish explorers Angus and Vivian to give you 3 days of fun in Glasgow… If you’re like me, you’ve probably already read countless TripAdvisor reviews and gone through all the sites on page 1 of your Google search just to find things to do in the next […]


Wimbledon Tickets Vs. Mobile Tickets

Getting hold of your Wimbledon tickets is jolly good fun, waiting in line with like-minded Murray-lovers, strawberries in your cool bag, cosy under a Union Jack umbrella – lovely! But the same ticketing joy doesn’t always apply at the train station. At Trainline we know that all tickets are equal but some (mobile tickets!) are more equal than […]


Watching UEFA EUROs Championship in the UK

If you weren’t lucky enough to win tickets to watch the UEFA European Championship in France, don’t worry, we’ve researched some great places that are showing the England and Wales matches live, coincidentally they’re all next to train stations. The Railway Tavern or The Railway Bell Two’s company as the saying goes, so we’ll kick […]


Splendid City Summer: London

Start your summer in London with a sizzle 70% of UK train journeys start or finish in London and it is the perfect destination to get your summer off to a splendid start. From Fork to Fork to the new Tate Modern, the opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Wimbledon and the […]

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Brighton Pride 2016 by Train

Taking the train to Brighton Pride 2016 We’ve asked Brighton Pride aficionado Matthew Horwood from equality empowerment charity Stonewall to give us the low-down on the tops and nots of celebrating diversity at Brighton’s beautiful Pride Festival. We’ve also sprinkled in a few tips for getting to Brighton Pride by train. Matt, please introduce yourself… I’m […]


You can also travel on…

Have you ever bought a train ticket and then needed to change your travel plans? Ditto! It can be really stressful when you’re thrown a curve ball and you need to take a different train. There is a less-stress way, using Trainline’s app to book tickets you can see which other train services your ticket is valid […]


Reasons to visit Dad by train this June

Father’s Day is just around the corner (19th June), and as if you need them, we’ve made a list of the reasons to hop on a train and visit your ol’Dad… Eccentric Dad Dad has random hobbies which he takes to extremes. We’re talking the oddities that only his nearest and dearest can understand. It’s […]


Britain’s Best Botanical Wonders by Train

We love trains and inspired by Chelsea Flower Show we’ve created a round-up of Britain’s best botanical experiences by train… this is flower power! Eden Project, Cornwall The Eden Project houses over 5000 varieties of plant in its 30 acres of garden, it has 3 gigantic biomes set at different temperatures and humidities to replicate different […]



Eagerly waiting at the station drop off, laughing yourself out the train, flicking through a free paper. #trainvibes is what you make of your train journey and we want to shout about it because at Trainline we absolutely love train travel. Everyday the special moments of train travel get captured, and we think it’s a […]