ScotRail, the railway network in Scotland, is expanding its Club 55 discount fares for the autumn season.
The offer has been extended to be valid from September 3, 2012, to November 30, 2012, and is available for passengers who are over 55 years of age, enabling them to travel anywhere in Scotland for £19 return per person. First Class return journeys are also available on certain routes for £26 per person.
Sean Duffy, the commercial director of ScotRail, said, ‘Club 55 continues to be our most popular offer, with more than 125,000 journeys made using these tickets last autumn.
Now we’ve expanded it, to allow even more time for customers to make the most of the discount.
It’s the perfect excuse to enjoy an autumn break before winter sets in.’
The transport minister of Scotland, Keith Brown, said, ‘ScotRail’s Club 55 promotion is a great way to encourage more passengers to get out and enjoy the rail experience and this extension is fantastic news.
I welcome any initiative which gets more people onto the train, reduces their fares, and allows them to see more of Scotland.
ScotRail are to be congratulated for this innovative and popular scheme and I hope to see many more passengers enjoying Club 55 during the extra 16 days.’
Club 55 passengers will need to check the company’s terms and conditions to appraise themselves of time restrictions for the offer on certain routes. Customers may also save up to 70 percent on their stays at a number of hotels in Scotland through a Club 55 partnership with Hotel Connexions.