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Not done your Christmas Shopping yet?

With the festive season fast approaching, we’ve looked at Google search data to see what types of present ideas are proving…

View more20 December 2021
The UK's Most Festive Cities

Following the disruption to the nation’s festive plans in 2020, Christmas 2021 has become a hugely anticipated event for Brits, with towns, cities, and…

View more25 November 2021
Acts of Kindness

Throughout the pandemic, wonderful stories of people doing kind things for friends, family, neighbours and even complete strangers spread across the country – much like the kindness itself.

View more08 November 2021
Spectacular Sunsets

View more29 October 2021
Days Out By Rail

2021 has become the year of the staycation, and according to recent figures from VisitBritain¹, it is the year in which £51.4 billion will be spent on domestic tourism within the UK. 

Hopefully you’ve already spotted some of our…

View more24 August 2021
Your Ticket to a Great Summer

Summer 2021 is set to be a season of staycationing and day trips in beautiful Britain! In a bid to encourage our customers to explore the wonderful destinations along our routes this summer – and beyond – we’ve created an exciting series of videos that have all been shot from the comfort of…

View more22 June 2021
More than a railway station? It’s time to explore the hidden attractions of King's Cross

LONDON is a city which rewards exploration on foot. Wander in any direction and you’ll notice so many street gems - blue plaques, evocative street names, hidden pubs and historic oddities unique to the capital.

For many of us, a visit to London begins at King's Cross, where we…

View more18 June 2021
Get on board the flexible future of train travel with the Grand Central Carnet

WELCOME back everyone. It’s  been so good over the past few weeks to see the steady return of our passengers. We know that COVID has changed a lot of things since we welcomed you on board, not least the way you want to use the train.

We’re really starting to notice that you’re…

View more27 May 2021
Five easy ways to ensure we all travel with confidence on Grand Central

JUST like us at Grand Central you’re probably starting to allow yourself a little excitement at the prospect of planning some post-lockdown leisure activity this summer.

While it looks like we may soon be rid of the ‘stay at home’ rule which has kept us all stuck to our sofas and box…

View more23 March 2021
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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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Lifestyle

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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