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Flexible working

Many people don’t have a traditional 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, working life and would benefit from flexible travel products and services rather than standard season tickets. Working with our partners in the Department for Transport, we are looking at developing our range of tickets and would like to include your views in our thinking.

Get involved and shape the future

We are inviting you to help us shape the future of your train ticket by joining our online passenger panel. It’s easy, just click on the link below. By joining you will be given the opportunity to share your views on a range of developments including the types of products and fares that would suit you and the way you travel. You’ll also get the chance to pick up tips and advice from other people in a similar position.

Register to join and get involved to help us create products for the way you travel today.

Southern Passenger Panel

We’ve already started - Flexible Carnet tickets on Thameslink and Great Northern

If you regularly commute to or from London, you may already know about our flexible and convenient Carnet ticket options. Because you use the Carnet to travel when you want to, it could be cheaper than a standard season ticket, and is valid for up to 3 months. Peak and Off Peak Carnet booklets of either 5 or 10 single journey tickets are available and will save you 10%.

More information on Carnet tickets

We are trying new things all the time - Smart Seasons Trial

As part of our new franchise, we have agreed with the Department for Transport to offer selected Smart Season Ticket holders the chance to be part of our brand new trial scheme. Passengers will get credit to their online account when travelling in quieter off-peak times.

Find out more about flexible working

If you are considering flexible working hours in the future, you can find out more about your rights and get information on making it work for you here: