The new 26-30 discount railcard launches tomorrow

And it will cost the same as the old one

A new young-adult railcard is coming, which means we don't have to worry about turning 26 anymore. Only 10,000 will be released following a trial across the Greater Anglia network.

Modelled on the 16-25 railcard, it will also cost £30 and get railcard holders up to one third off ticket fares.

However, in contrast to the 16-25 railcard, there will will be restrictions on peak-time travel in order to not overcrowd already busy peak-time train carriages during rush hour.

It will coincide with a rail fare hike of nearly four per cent at the beginning of 2018.

Some people think it's a way of covering up the real problem, which is the high living cost for young people in Britain today:

And some believe the Conservatives are desperately trying to please the young voters who didn't vote for them in the snap election:

Whether you love it or hate it, any discount is a discount. And I'll take it.

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