Happy days: Young people in France to get unlimited train travel for 79 a month [The Local]





Date: 13/01/2017

France's national railway company SNCF is introducing a new youth card that will allow unlimited travel on high speed TGV trains for just 79 a month. The pass has been named the 'Happy Card' (yes, in English) and will be available for 16-27-year-olds from January 19th. Those hoping to nab themselves a card must buy it online and will have to sign up for at least three months, reported Le Parisien newspaper. Those with a Happy Card, which will work for both high-speed TGV trains and the slower Intercit services, will only be able to reserve a trip up to one month in advance, compared to three months for the rest of us. SNCF is hoping to encourage younger people to travel more often by rail. [From Richard Buckby]


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Happy days: Young people in France to get unlimited train travel for 79 a month

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France's national railway company SNCF is introducing a new youth card that will allow unlimited travel on high speed TGV trains for just 79 a month.

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