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There’s never been a better time to get away

Press Release   •   May 22, 2014 14:35 BST

London Midland has made thousands of Advance fares available for under £10 this May half term.

So whether you’re planning a family day out or a weekend away with friends, you’re sure to find something to suit your budget.

There are loads of great destinations included in the offer, from city breaks in Liverpool, Birmingham or London, to the rolling countryside of the Malvern Hills. Team your cheap tickets with our unbeatable 2for1 entry offers – valid at hundreds of tourist attractions across the network – and you’re sure to bag yourself a bargain.

Penny Allen, London Midland’s senior marketing manager said, “We’re committed to offering great value travel all year round and run regular promotions throughout the year.

“Getting away during the school holidays can be expensive, but with so many London Midland tickets on offer for under £10, planning last minute trips and getaways needn’t cost a fortune”.

To take advantage of the offer, book your tickets online at or head to any national booking office. There are a limited number of discounted tickets available on each qualifying route – so don’t leave it too late to book your cheap getaway.

Notes to Editors

Terms and conditions

Valid for first or standard class travel depending on the class of ticket purchased.

No break of journey is allowed in either direction.

No refunds are available.

Only valid on London Midland services.

Changes to travel plans are permitted subject to a £10 administration fee.

If you board a train service that is not as indicated on your reservation coupon, you will be treated as not having a valid ticket and you will have to purchase another to cover your journey. If you are travelling within a Penalty Fares area you may be liable to a penalty fare.

Railcard discounts

Railcard discounts are available for holders of Senior, Family and Friends, 16-25, Senior and HM Forces railcards. GroupSave or Network Railcard discounts are not available on Advance tickets.

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Since 2007, London Midland has been providing train services to and from London in the south, to Birmingham in the Midlands and Liverpool in the north-west.  Over 60 million passenger journeys a year are made using on the network and London Midland manage 148 stations and operate
over 1,300 services a day.

London Midland is owned by Govia, the partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis. Govia
is the UK’s busiest rail operator, responsible for nearly 30 per cent of UK passenger rail journeys through its three rail companies, Southern (which includes Gatwick Express services), Southeastern and London Midland.  Further information on Govia is available at

London Midland has won a range of awards, including Best Local Transport Integration, four Rail Business Awards for marketing, public relations and customer information, five Golden Spanner Awards for Engineering, three IOIC awards for internal communication and three Railstaff Awards for Outstanding Customer Service, Lifesaving and Charity Work.

In 2013 London Midland was awarded the Investors in People (IiP) Silver Award and been awarded the 5 Star award by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) in 2012.

For more information about London Midland please visit the London Midland website or the newsroom website.


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