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Latest travel information from Grand Central

Latest update - 14/06/2021

We've got even more great value seats available - you can now book up to six months in advance of your journey!

Remember that you can change any Grand Central ticket without a fee - the lowest prices are available now, and booking in advance can save you up to 87% versus on-the-day travel! We'll be keeping this page updated with all of the latest travel news, but to make sure you're always kept informed, why not sign up to our newsletter?

Latest timetable information

Due to social distancing requirenments, we're operating a reduced timetable, meaning not all of our services are running. We will provide advanced notice when this is due to change as we seek to increase our services over the year.

Click here for full Grand Central timetables

Grand Central travel resources

Seat availability

Reservations are required on all Grand Central services - you can find quieter trains using our helpful seat availability charts here.

You will be prevented from boarding if you do not have a reservation.

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Find the answers to your questions about travelling with Grand Central during the pandemic.

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Passenger assistance

Passenger assistance is still available as normal, with full social distancing - you can book this here.

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Changing your ticket

You can change all Grand Central tickets for free - click here for more information.

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Travel restrictions

Latest information on travel guidance and on-board restrictions, including information on tiers and local lockdowns.

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Mask guidelines

Masks are currently required on public transport and in stations in England & Wales, unless exempt.


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