London 2012 train tickets on sale
A dedicated website with special East Coast train fares for travel to the London 2012 Olympic Games has launched today (11th July 2011)Spectators can buy tickets for travel next summer to London and other host cities on www.nationalrailgamestravel.co.uk
The website is valid for travel between July 18 and September 14. Tickets will be flexible to allow specators to change the time they return if an event is unexpectedly rescheduled or if they want to stay longer.
Railcard holders will be offered their usual discounts with no time or minimum fare restrictions.
East Coast commercial and customer service director Peter Williams said: "East Coast is expecting a large number of people to travel to London, Newcastle and Glasgow for London 2012 Games events and they can now book their travel on any one of our trains more than 12 months in advance.
"Throughout the duration of the Games, East Coast will operate additional services including two early morning services to London King's Cross, one from Newcastle and one from Leeds, as well as four late evening services out of London to Yorkshire and the North East.
"In addition, we will also run one additional morning and late night service during the Paralympic Games."
Ticketed spectators travelling to London 2012 Games events in and around London will also be given a Games Travelcard with their Games event ticket, allowing travel within zones 1-9 on most National Rail and Transport for London services throughout the day of their event..."Report by Linsey McNeill Travel Mole website.
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