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IMPORTANT: Timetables change on 15 December with a temporary timetable in place at certain stations
Buy train tickets with a Jobcentre Plus Railcard and you'll save 50% on TPE Advance Purchase, Anytime Day, Off Peak and Season Tickets (up to 3 months).
If you're unemployed claiming Jobseekers Allowance or Universal Credit for 3-9 months (18-24 years old) or 3-12 months (over 25s), you may be eligible.
You can pick up a free Jobcentre Plus Railcard from your local Jobcentre Plus office (eligibility criteria applies).
For TPE Advance Purchase train tickets, select 'Jobseeker TPE Discount' from the railcard list when you book train tickets with us online.
For all other ticket types, select 'Jobcentre Plus Railcard'.
The 50% discount on TPE Advance Purchase train tickets is only available when you book online. You can buy Anytime Day, Off Peak or Season Tickets at a station.
No, there’s no charge.
Remember to bring your Jobcentre Plus Railcard when you travel.
The Jobcentre Plus Railcard provides discounts of 50% on Anytime Day tickets, Off Peak Day tickets, and Season tickets up to three months in duration
You must hold a valid Jobcentre Plus Railcard
Available for tickets purchased through tpexpress.co.uk, at ticket machines or booking offices
Valid on any train operator. Tickets are non-refundable and are only valid on the date and trains shown on the ticket(s)
Savings are based on Advance fares versus purchase on the day
*To be eligible you must satisfy one of the following criteria:
Claiming Jobseekers Allowance AND are aged 18-24 and have been unemployed for 6-9 months
Claiming Jobseekers Allowance AND are 25 or over and have been unemployed for 6-12 months
Claiming Incapacity Benefit, Employment & Support Allowance or Income Support AND are actively engaged with an advisor in returning to employment
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