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    • bones85
    • By bones85 11th Apr 17, 9:25 AM
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    Railcard older than 25?
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    • 11th Apr 17, 9:25 AM
    Railcard older than 25? 11th Apr 17 at 9:25 AM
    So i'm 31 and found myself travelling a lot on trains recently!

    To my knowledge though, there is no railcard for over 25s' is there?

    I want to travel to London on may 27th from Bangor (wales) and it's £93 for a return!!!
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    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 11th Apr 17, 10:06 AM
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    Not until you reach 60 or become half of a couple I'm afraid.....

    Then you can use the Senior or Two Together cards....
    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 11th Apr 17, 10:08 AM
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    I want to travel to London on may 27th from Bangor (wales) and it's £93 for a return!!!
    Originally posted by bones85
    That's a bank holiday weekend so it may be that cheaper advance tickets aren't yet available while engineering work plans are being finalised .....
    • alexanderalexander
    • By alexanderalexander 16th Apr 17, 6:40 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 6:40 PM
    Not until you reach 60 or become half of a couple I'm afraid.....

    Then you can use the Senior or Two Together cards....
    Originally posted by p00hsticks
    Two Together railcards aren't just for couples -- anyone (friends, colleagues) can get one together. If you're travelling with someone else and your combined fares will be more than £90 it'll pay for itself on a single journey (I know several people who've bought them just for the one trip). Obviously no use if you're travelling alone though.

    There's the Network Railcard, but that won't help for Bangor (it can only be used in the greater south-east area).

    If you're accompanied by someone aged between 5 and 15, a Family and Friends Railcard could also be an option.

    Otherwise, a few other railcards exist for people with specific circumstances -- armed forces railcard, disabled person's railcard, or full-time students of any age are eligible for a young person's railcard.
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    • bones85
    • By bones85 19th Apr 17, 8:32 AM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 8:32 AM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 8:32 AM
    with the Two together one, would we both need to be travelling every time one of wants to use it?
    • Derventio
    • By Derventio 19th Apr 17, 8:38 AM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 8:38 AM
    You can still get the 16-25 Railcard if you are over 25 but in full-time education. I don't know your work status so thought it worthy of mentioning.
    • jon81uk
    • By jon81uk 19th Apr 17, 9:56 AM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 9:56 AM
    with the Two together one, would we both need to be travelling every time one of wants to use it?
    Originally posted by bones85
    Yes.

    But if there is a different two of you travelling and the saving is good enough you can get another card. So you can hold multiple Two Together Railcards of you plus a friend.
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