Commuters will be offered flexible season tickets by June 21 as the Government tries to get workers back to the offices during the easing of the lockdown, it is reported. It is said workers will be able to use the new rail flexi-tickets for two or three days a week, potentially saving them hundreds of thousands of pounds. The tickets are designed for the many office workers who are likely to continue to work from home for at least part of the week as restrictions are lifted over the coming months. Speaking at a rail industry conference via video call, Boris Johnson on Friday predicted commuters will return to offices “in a few short months”. Get the day’s biggest stories delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for the Mirror newsletter here. It is expected the flexi-tickets will be introduced by June 21, the Sunday Telegraph reported. That is the earliest date the fourth and final phase of the Prime Minister’s lockdown exit strategy could happen, with all legal limits on mixing removed, sectors such as nightclubs reopening and large events being given the green light. The Government is expected to lift its “work from home” message at that stage… Read full this story
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