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Train companies affected:East Midlands Railway, Grand Central, Hull Trains, LNER, Lumo
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Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express
Reduce your company’s carbon footprint, work while travelling, get inspired by the scenery, and combine business with pleasure (yes, rail travel is a pleasure)
Here’s what you need to know about travelling by train for business, and the benefits it offers you and your company.
Many train companies offer onboard Wi-Fi, as well as power outlets for your laptop or phone – perfect for working while travelling. In addition, Wi-Fi is also available at many stations. Check with your train company for specific information.
Some train companies offer tickets that combine train travel with features such as car parking, meals and refreshments, and travel in London Underground Zone 1. These tickets often include travel in First Class. Check with the train company’s Business Travel team.
When it comes to corporate rail travel accounts and services for businesses and organisations, there are lots of options to choose from:
Business Travel Service Accounts provide tailor-made services with which your business or organisation can book tickets anywhere on the National Rail network
Many travel management companies offer business travel services
Some online retailers offer products tailored to businesses
The Rail Warrant Account provides a business travel service for a limited number of organisations that have a specific requirement, where the usual account options would not be suitable
You can get live travel information on your journey. Visit the Alerts and Notifications page for details or find out more about one of the services below.
TrainTracker is our automated speech recognition service. Call it and get live information about arrival and departure times, timetables, and fares. No wait time!
Call TrainTracker on 03457 48 49 50. Calls cost no more than calls to geographic 01 or 02 numbers. Calls from landlines and mobiles are included in free call packages and discount schemes.
You can also use TrainTracker Text to receive journey information in SMS messages.
Combine work and travel
Make use of on-board Wi-Fi
Sign up for alerts for your journey
Leave your laptop on the train
Hold online meetings if you’re in the quiet coach
Work too hard