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Car Free Day


Did you know that cars can generate 3 times more carbon emissions than trains? Give the planet a rest on Car Free Day - Sunday 22nd September.

One day a year is set aside for people to try to avoid using the car and use alternative transport instead. It's all about raising awareness of greener ways to travel and encourage people to consider their carbon emissions. 

To make this really easy for our passengers and celebrate Car Free Day, this Sunday 22nd September kids go free on Merseyrail trains!

Children 15 or under will travel for free with a paying adult, including anyone with a valid rail season ticket. Up to 4 children can travel for free per adult. Simply head to any Merseyrail ticket office and along with the adult ticket, accompanying children will be given a special free ticket for Car Free Day. 

Small travel changes can help to protect the environment, do your part this Car Free Day.

Where to go with your free travel 

The Merseyrail network covers, Southport, Liverpool, Wirral, Chester and more so you can use it as an opportunity to visit somewhere new!

To help you make the most of your free travel we have put together some inspiration for this Sunday in our World Car Free Day Out Guide here

Car Free Day is also a great opportunity to get children thinking about the environment, with lots of ‘green’ days out in the region – Read our guide to the best green days out for kids in Merseyside here.