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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Win a signed copy of Ticket to Ride

Win a signed copy of Ticket To Ride

We’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on a copy of Tom Chesshyre’s newest book, Ticket To Ride, and talk to him about writing the book! Tom famously loves trains, so it’s no surprise that in his latest page-turner he’s taken 49 spectacular train trips across the world. What makes rail travel in the […]

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Bike + Train: Take on the Tour De Yorkshire

This year’s Tour De Yorkshire was incredible – over 1 million spectators turned out to watch! We’ve put together a bike + train weekend away so that you can unleash your inner-Voeckler on those Yorkshire hills! Taking on Stage 1: Beverley to Settle Stage one cuts across the heart of Yorkshire, taking in a stunning […]

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Best Family Festivals By Train

Travelling by train is a great way to get your clan to a festival, there is space to move, eat and play plus it can be a fabulous budget busting option when you book in advance. Wilderness In a nutshell: Wilderness has a relaxed, revitalising atmosphere. It’s the perfect festival for the family to get […]

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The Taming Of The Queue

It’s seen as a traditionally British pastime, but Trainline research reveals the things we’re happy to queue for – as well as the situations where the need to wait in line drives us to frustration and anger! The research, released to mark a huge increase in the purchase of mobile train tickets, also shows that […]