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Travel News

As you are a railway pensioner you receive the Pensions Management’s newsletter 'Penfriend' twice a year. Contained in this newsletter are travel updates which might be of interest to you.

Please note that although they endeavour to keep you up to-date with travel changes and updates through the editions of 'Penfriend' they do sometimes get additional information throughout the year. If you have a specific journey in mind mid year, it may be wise for you to contact the Travel Section to see if there are any special offers.

If you have access to the internet, you may if you wish log onto the ATOC website, (available from the Links page of this site). Then click on the Rail Staff Travel icon to find details of you concessions, application forms, restrictions and any special offers.

You may contact the Travel Facilities Section in the following ways. You can write to them at Rail Staff Travel, PO Box 70159, London, WC1A 9GN.  E-Mail  Telephone Free Phone Number 0800 652 1700, Fax 0207 841 8273, or visit the ATOC web site (click on the ‘Rail Staff Travel’ icon)

If you need to contact Pensions Management regarding any Pension Queries you can write to them at Customer Services Team, Pension Management, PO Box 300, Darlington, DL3 6YJ  Telephone 0800 2 343434. Hous of business Mon to Friday 0800 to 1700hrs.

If you would like to look at the following document just click on the locomotive picture below -  A Guide to the Travel Facilities granted to Retired “Safeguarded” Employees.

Another document which you might also wish to view are the Travel Restrictions which are Published Twice a Year(Summer and Winter). Please Click here

Finally another web-site that might interest you is the Railway Employees Privilege Ticket Association (REPTA) which has also been added to the Links page of this site.