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Priority seating

Most trains now have seating, marked as ‘priority’, which is intended for those passengers in greatest need of a seat: for instance, people with a disabili

Reduced-rate fares for disabled passengers

Disabled Persons Railcard Certain types of disability entitle you to a Disabled Persons Railcard (DPRC). See if you qualify; full details are available on

Wheelchair spaces on trains

The type of spaces for wheelchairs varies between train types. On new or refurbished trains, the wheelchair space is close to the accessible toilet, where

Can I board a train without a ticket?

The National Rail Conditions of Carriage state that you must always have a valid ticket before boarding a train, unless: a) you could not buy a ticket bec