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Here are all the ways to HELP YOU GO contactless 

  • We've prioritised the availability of contactless journey planning, ticket buying and travel with our TfW Rail app, website, Smartcard and self-service ticket machines.
  • We now take card payments up to £45 over contactless methods at stations and, where available, on trains. 
  • Regrettably, at the current time ticket purchasing facilities may sometimes not be available on board our trains.  
  • The latest important travel guidance is available here


  • App
    Download the TfW Rail app now. Plan your journey and buy train tickets with our app. The TfW Rail app keeps you updated when you’re on the move and allows you to book tickets on the go.
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  • Mobile tickets
    Our mobile tickets will save you time at the station. We’ll send your ticket straight to your Android or Apple phone.
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  • Smartcard
    No more paper tickets Smartcards can be used on many routes on our network. They are available for weekly, monthly and annual season ticket holders at the moment, with a view to rolling out other products for smartcard soon. Get a Smartcard
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Did you know about...

  • Did you know?
    Multiflex Tickets
    Are our lowest Single fare for hundreds of regular journeys
    Available exclusively on our App
  • Did you know?
    You can go paperless
    Buy your ticket at a ticket vending machine then tap in/out at stations.
    TfW Smartcards
  • Did you know?
    You can check how busy your train is likely to be?
    So you can decide the best time for your journey before you book.
    Let's try it