Olayemi on Transport: Railcards

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Student railcards
As a student, you're eligible for a 16-25 Railcard from National Rail. If you're over 25 but studying with Staffordshire University as a full-time student, you’re still eligible.

The 16-25 Railcard costs £30 per year, or £70 for three years, and gives you 1/3 off rail travel in England, Scotland and Wales.

Applying for a railcard online
You can apply online for a 16-25 Railcard, or using the mature student application form if you’re over 26 or older. Visit - https://www.railcard.co.uk/

Applying for a railcard by post
If you don’t want to apply online, application forms are available at all train stations.

If you’re a mature student (26 or older), the Student Connect Team (check out their website here) can validate your application for a railcard. Take your application form to the Student Connect Team at the Science Building on Leek Road to ask for your form to be stamped, along with your Student ID.