The Department for Transport launch the 16-17 Saver for half price rail transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) and rail industry have confirmed the launch of the new 16-17 saver that will go on sale next week.

The rail card will be available for purchase from 9am Tuesday the 20th of August for £30 by following this link.

The scheme will begin from Monday the 2nd of September 2019, and will allow 16 or 17 year olds with the railcard to be eligible for 50% off standard anytime, off-peak, advance and season tickets.

The DfT have introduced the rail card with the aim to support 16-17 year olds with travel to either their place of education, or when entering the workplace.