THOUSANDS of low-cost train tickets are now available as Great Western Railway (GWR) has launched its January sale.

Customers can book tickets until Sunday, January 26 to grab cheap fares and get even more off of the cost of advance purchase tickets for travel across the Great Western network.

Promotional fares are available to buy until 11.59pm on Sunday 26 January for travel between Thursday, January 23 and Friday, April 3.

GWR Head of Marketing Amanda Burns said: “If you are already suffering from the January blues, or had a busy Christmas visiting family, now is the perfect time to book a weekend away or a day out.

“The GWR network covers hundreds of the Country’s leading destinations and tourist attractions so let us help inspire your next adventure.”

GWR said buying low cost Advance rail fares often means customers can save as much as 80% of the value of buying a ticket on the day.

These are some of the offers that passengers can take advantage of:

- London Paddington to Oxford from £5

- Swindon to Cardiff from £5

- London Paddington to Bath Spa from £12

- Cardiff to London Paddington from £15

- Reading to Exeter from £15

- Plymouth to London Paddington from £15

The GWR network stretches from London Paddington in the east to Cornwall and the south west; Bristol and South Wales; Gloucester; Oxfordshire and the South Cotswolds as well as parts of Surrey and West Sussex.

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Nectar card holders will receive an extra 500 points with every purchase.