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On board

Finding the best service for you

If you do not have a seat reservation, you will not be able to board your Grand Central train. To reserve your seat, contact our Customer Relations team on 0345 603 4852 (option 3, then option 1), this facility is available up to 5 minutes before departure (subject to availability).

To find out which of our services are the quietest to travel on, please see our dedicated travel updates page here.

Click here for the latest seat availability

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First class & business travel
First class & business travel

Enjoy larger seats, complimentary snacks and dedicated customer service in First Class

First Class travel
Seating plan
Seating plan

Use our seating plan to find your seat or check where you can store luggage

Our seating plan
Food & drink
Food & drink

Whenever possible, we offer local, fresh food and drink, from independent companies run by people who love what they do. Discover our on-board food and drinks menu here

Food & drink
Free on-board Wi-Fi
Free on-board Wi-Fi

All Grand Central trains provide free Wi-Fi internet, as well as our entertainment portal. Find out how to get connected here

Wi-Fi & Portal Information
Our trains
Our trains

From what’s on board to updates on our newest fleet, find out what you can expect from our trains

Grand Central's trains
Cyclists & luggage
Cyclists & luggage

Customers are welcome to bring luggage on our trains. Find out about storage on board.

Cyclists & Luggage
Journey Central
Journey Central

At-seat food ordering, real-time train information and more await you on Journey Central

Get connected on board