Advance ticket sales for Easter train travel unaffected by recession

PUBLISHED: 13:28 18 February 2009 | UPDATED: 23:04 15 June 2010

Train operator First Great Western (FGW) is urging passengers planning to travel over the Easter weekend to book early.

Train operator First Great Western (FGW) is urging passengers planning to travel over the Easter weekend to book early.Tickets are selling fast for the Bank Holiday, which starts on Friday, April 10, and FGW has already sold more than double the number of its cheapest tickets compared with last year, as well as one fifth of its cheapest fares for Easter Monday. And with trains expected to be busy, passengers are also advised to book seats on their chosen journey.


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