There’s a tragic, unhappy day that creeps up on each and every 20-something. It’s now not the day you find that you’ll now not deal with hangovers. It’s now not the day you in the end remember the fact that your mom was once proper about the whole lot. It’s now not even the day that you simply pass to take a 4pm snooze, and realise you might have forgotten easy methods to nap.
Yes, it is the day that your 16-25 railcard expires – and there is not any heartache rather love it. Suddenly, that closing shred of sweet sixteen (and cash) you have been desperately clinging directly to shrivels and dies proper in entrance of your eyes.
Okay, we are being dramatic. But train-goers have a good time, for there’s some excellent information.
If you are between 26 and 30, you could quickly be entitled to a ‘millennial’ rail card which might get you a 3rd off all practice trips. It’s being offered through Greater Anglia Railways from early December, with 10,000 railcards first of all to be had. Reports say the plan is then to roll it out nationally early subsequent 12 months.
A record circulated on a rail discussion board – which seems to be an inside Rail Delivery Group briefing to team of workers from closing month – offers main points of the scheme and says the railcard ‘is going nationwide in early 2018’.
There are not any main points of ways a lot the cardboard will value. A 16-25 railcard these days prices £30 a 12 months.
While we are nonetheless ready on affirmation, additional info can be discovered at moneysavingexpert.com.
We will anticipate extra information with bated breath, however for now, let’s have a good time the opportunity of inexpensive trains till we are 31. YAY. 🎉🎉🎉