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Redspottedhanky.com raises £5,000 for The Prince’s Trust

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At redspottedhanky.com, we’re not just about helping you find cheap train tickets – we love doing our bit for worthwhile charities too.

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve managed to raise £5,000 for The Prince’s Trust ‘Million Makers’ corporate challenge. Read on to find out more about our charity work and how you can help.

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National Cycle Awards honours cycle-friendly trains

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If you like to put your foot to the peddle and swerve past the petrol pumps, you’re not alone. More and more people are swapping their cars for train seats and then the cycle saddle – so much so that the National Cycle Awards have praised train companies for making it easier to get on the train and then on your bike. Read on for more and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap tickets.

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UK Train travel more popular than ever

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Taking the train is one of the most practical and hassle-free ways to travel, so it’s no surprise that the rail industry is in the midst of its busiest year since the 1920s.

The train is a great way to explore the UK, and with so many great destinations to choose from, the hardest part is deciding where to go next. Read our top train travel tips and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap tickets to all your favourite spots.

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Why you should book now … for Christmas travel

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The Christmas season is just around the corner, and when you book in advance you can find some great deals on cheap train tickets.

Give yourself one less thing to worry about this Christmas and check our journey planner for cheap tickets to all of your favourite festive destinations.

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Rail industry unveils plans for growth

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Source Credit: The Guardian

The future looks bright for train lovers as the rail industry announced its Initial Industry Plan (IIP), outlining growth and a range of improvements on train lines across the UK that will help put money back in rail travellers’ pockets.

Find out more and don’t forget to save by checking our journey planner for cheap tickets.

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Revealed: 10 worst ticket dodging excuses

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The dog may have eaten its fair share of homework during those all-important school days. But when it comes to ticket dodging on the train, the excuses are much more creative.

Forget those tongue-in-cheek pleas and blag a cheap train ticket using our journey planner.

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Track re-opening could cut train journey times to Burnley

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Who needs Hollywood when you can have Burnley?

The Lancashire market town’s an up-and-coming tourist destination with some big screen connections – and if a campaign for the re-opening of an old stretch of track linking Burnley and Manchester is a success, it could be even easier to get there by train.

And for cheap train tickets, check out our journey planner now.

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High-tech solution for ‘leaves on the line’ delays

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Scientists from the University of Salford believe they might be able to railways of troublesome autumn foliage to make trains run even better this autumn.

Don’t leave your travel planning to the last minute – check our journey planner for cheap train tickets now.

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More job seekers take the train

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More job seekers are travelling smart and getting to interviews by train, just as more workers are swapping their cars for a greener commute.

Make train fares work for you by checking our journey planner for cheap tickets before you travel.

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Multi-million investment to reduce congestion

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Train companies are promising to spend big to reduce congestion and make train travel even easier.

Book ahead and make sure to get a seat by checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets.

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