c2c calls on customers to share the love this Valentine’s Day

08 February 2023

8 February 2023: Trenitalia-owned train operator c2c is calling for commuters to celebrate Valentine’s Day next week by sending in special Valentine’s messages for their loved ones.

It’s the season of bouquets of flowers, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates or even romantic getaways (by train, perhaps!), so c2c is bringing the love this season by encouraging customers to, ‘tell your loved ones that you choo-choo-choose them this Valentine’s Day!’ 

The sweet messages will then be displayed on February 14 on c2c’s ticketing machine screens across the London to south Essex route, as well as being featured on c2c’s social media channels.  

c2c’s Head of Stations, Joe Hendry has said “Our people and stations are the beating heart of our communities, we are a romantic old bunch here at c2c and know our customers are too.  We can’t wait to see the messages of love from customers displayed on our ticketing machines.”

If you’d like to get involved, fill out the form with your name, the name of your person of interest and your special Valentine’s message. 

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Did you know?

Valentine’s Day has been celebrated since the fifth century but the first recorded Valentine’s card was sent during the 15th century. This was a poem written by a French medieval Duke named Charles to his wife in 1415. Charles penned a sweet note to his lover while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London at just 21 years old. One of the lines in the poem reads, “I am already sick of love, My very gentle Valentine.” Sweet!

And with a valid train ticket you can get c2c has 2FOR1 vouchers to several great attractions, perfect for a date night. Attractions include, A View from The Shard, the London Eye River cruise and a Grand tour of Royal Albert Hall and more.

c2c customers are also encouraged to purchase tickets in advance on their c2c Smartcard to make travelling to attractions during the season of love quicker and easier. 

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