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The latest news and information from Grand Central railway. Updates on our company, our community outreach and developments in the wider rail industry. For enquiries, please contact [email protected].

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Grand Central’s single fares already proving reform can benefit customers

Following yesterday’s announcement…

View more10 February 2023
Grand Central Passenger Numbers Highest Increase of all Operators since Covid

Following the publication of ORR’s latest passenger numbers, Grand Central is topping the table as the train operator with the…

View more19 October 2022
Discover the UK’s most photo-worthy places to visit on a day trip

These are the UK’s most picture-perfect destinations for a day out

View more30 May 2022
Station entrance closes for revamp


View more28 April 2022
Britain’s train operators offer free travel for Ukrainian arrivals

To help Ukrainian nationals travelling to the UK, we are offering…

View more18 March 2022
Grand Central increases daily services between North East and London Kings Cross

 Long distance rail operator, Grand Central, is increasing the number of daily services between Sunderland and Kings Cross, from May 2022.

Tickets are now available to book online for all daily services, which sees Grand Central operate one more service, calling at its usual…

View more17 March 2022
Passengers to check before travelling as Network Rail upgrades track between York and Newcastle
  • Track upgrades will keep services running fast and reliably between York and Newcastle
View more20 January 2022
Grand Central announces new community partnership with FC Halifax Town

Rail operator, Grand Central, has signed up to be the new ‘Official Community Partner of FC Halifax Town'.

View more12 January 2022
Arriva Group responds to UK Government's announcement on the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail Reform

Grand Central’s parent company, Arriva UK Trains, has issued an initial response to the content and recommendations within the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail Reform.

The statement is on behalf of all Arriva Group train operating companies including Grand Central. You can read the full…

View more20 May 2021