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Railways: Concessions

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 91139, tabled on 16 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether rail operators plan to extend railcards due to the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

21 September 2020

The Department recognises that Railcard holders have been unable to use their cards while travel restrictions were in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are considering a range of options for all Railcard holders, and continue to work closely with the Rail Delivery Group and the wider industry to consider how best to support passengers in light of the COVID-19 related travel restrictions and returning to the railway

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