The key is our smartcard that makes travelling by train much easier. You can renew, top up in advance or when your ticket is nearing expiry - all online. So there's no more need to queue at ticket machines, or buy a new ticket for each journey.

Each train company has its own key card. Please visit the train company websites to see which stations it can be used.

London Midland

Use the key for point to point season tickets (weekly, monthly and annual) on the Snow Hill lines between Birmingham and Worcester, Dorridge and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

The key at London Midland

Great Northern

If you are a Season Ticket holders, you can now travel with our new key smartcard- a more reliable and secure way to commute.

The key at Great Northern

Southern Railway

Wave goodbye to worn-out paper tickets and say hello to a more reliable, secure way to travel. Thekey is Southern's smartcard, which allows you buy a range of tickets between London Victoria and the South Coast.

The key at Southern


The key is Thameslink’s smartcard for season tickets. Simply buy tickets online or at a ticket machine. You then touch in and out of station ticket barriers, just like any other travel smartcard

The key at Thameslink