Travel advice

Please follow national lockdown restrictions when travelling by train. Only travel for work if you cannot work from home or for other legally permitted reasons.

For the latest government advice please see:

You must not travel if you or the people you live with have symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) or are self-isolating.

Face coverings

You must wear a face covering for the full duration of your journey on public transport in England, Scotland and Wales. 

You could be fined up to £6,400 if you refuse to wear a face covering. Find out more about specific exemptions.

Protect yourself and others by downloading the NHS app:

Please check your journey

Our safer travel pledge

We know how important it is that you feel safe and supported during your journey with us.

Find out how we are working hard to keep you safe from coronavirus when you travel through our stations.

How you can help

Wash your hands. Wear a face covering. Travel at quieter times.

Planning a journey

When planning your journey by train please follow this guidance:

On a journey

During your journey by train please follow this guidance:

  • travel at quieter times
  • carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands before and after travelling
  • wear a face covering
  • please keep your distance from staff and other passengers
  • our staff are there to help, please respect them and listen to advice
  • be considerate to those who may be less able to get around safely
  • book tickets online and pay with contactless wherever possible.

We’re working with the government to make sure we’re doing the right thing for everybody’s health. If official advice changes, we will let you know how this might affect your journey.

Please check your journey

Protect yourself and others by downloading the NHS app

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