Christmas rail closures imminent – Liftshare to the rescue!

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The countdown begins!


The presents are wrapped, the stockings are hung and the bags are packed. After weeks of run-up, you are finally ready to travel to see friends and family for the festive break. Of course, there is often a spanner in the works, but don’t let that be your travel options.


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Don’t be left stranded this festive season – check you Liftshare options on

Whether there are planned engineering works on your usual train service, you want to save money on your travel this Christmas, or you simply want to spread the Christmas cheer, Liftshare is a cost-effective and easy service to use.

With nearly 600,000 members to choose from, there is plenty of potential to find a match this festive season! It’s so simple, all you need to do for cheap, easy and fun travel this winter is:

  1. Sign up to for free if you haven’t done so already;
  2. Add your journey and find a match;
  3. If you’re a passenger – send a request to share to your match, or if you’re a driver send a message to your match;
  4. Once your journey is confirmed – success! Pack your Christmas cheer and be ready to perform your best Mariah Carey Carpool Karaoke!
Give the gift of cheaper travel this Christmas!

Rail closures are currently planned across National Rail services over the festive period, always check before you travel. Information about the closures can be found here:

National Rail
South Western Railway
Great Western Railway
Cross Country Rail
Greater Anglia

Happy sharing!

Author Laura Watling


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