GRAND CENTRAL RAILWAYS - Grand Central Railways Train Ticket Prices, Timetables and Reservations

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Grand Central Railways Train Ticket Prices, Timetables and Reservations

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Travel in comfort and style for less from London to North Yorkshire and the Durham Coastline with Grand Central Railways

Grand Central Railways operates trains from London Kings Cross to Sunderland via York, Northallerton and Hartlepoolas well as from London Kings Cross to Bradford via Doncaster, Pontefract, Wakefield and Halifax.

Grand Central Trains First Class

Grand Central Trains First class passengers can expect to enjoy traditional seating patterns with wider, reclining seats and adjacent power points for phones, personal entertainment or laptops. Complimentary beverages and a regional newspaper to hand, the first class carriage is a welcome haven for those working on the move or wanting to enjoy a more relaxed and spacious environment. Curtains at the windows will offer additional privacy and shade.

Grand Central Trains Standard Class

Grand Central Trains Standard class passengers will benefit from inter-city levels of comfort with improved seating and leg room, which will have the added advantage of providing additional space for luggage. Power points will also be provided for working, personal entertainment or phones.

All tables in First and Standard will have imprinted Monopoly®, Cluedo® and Chess Boards for those looking for some more traditional and inter-active entertainment on their journey. Pieces will be available to purchase from the buffet, or passengers are very welcome to bring their own.

Cyclists are welcome aboard all Grand Central's trains.

Grand Central Advance Purchase tickets are usually available to purchase 12 weeks in advance. Check the homepage where each week we tell you when Advance purchase tickets are released.

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17 Museum Street
United Kingdom


Grand Central Railways


GRAND CENTRAL RAILWAYS connects London to North Yorkshire and the Durham Coastline. Grand Central Railways was a privately owned, open access train operating company that became part of the Arriva group, which is owned by Deutsche Bahn in 2011.

Grand Central Railways trains provide a high speed rail service between Sunderland, Hartlepool, Eaglescliffe, Northallerton, Thirsk, York and London Kings Cross reaching parts of the country not catered for by other railway services.

On the Durham Coast route the key communities of Sunderland, Hartlepool, Eaglescliffe and Thirsk have direct trains to London for the first time in many years, as well as direct links to York and connectional opportunities beyond.

Grand Central Railway carriages offer clean comfortable and modern seating with improved leg and luggage room. Buffet and restaurant facilities are available to all passengers and all coaches equipped with free Wireless WiFi Internet.

Grand Central Railways first class passengers enjoy larger reclining seats, a complimentary newspaper and, if you are traveling before 11am to and from London, a complimentary light breakfast.

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About Grand Central Railways

Grand Central Railways first route was launched in December 2007 and linked London Kings Cross with York, Thirsk, Northallerton, Eaglescliffe, Hartlepool and Sunderland.

In May 2010, a new service calling at Bradford, Halifax, Brighouse, Wakefield, Pontefract and Doncaster linked West Yorkshire with London Kings Cross.

On 11 December 2011, Grand Central began calling at Mirfield on the West Riding route.

When you choose to travel with Grand Central you choose rail travel as it should be – reliable, relaxing and with exceptional service.You can buy a ticket on the train without paying a penalty for last minute travel, ,at the station, by phone or to enjoy some great discounts, buy your ticket in advance online.

Grand Central Railways aims to provide the best possible customer service, recreating the best of the railway tradition of quality and attention to detail.

Grand Central Railways offers you:-

  • A better way to travel
  • Convenient station stops
  • Comfortable seats with more legroom
  • Friendly, helpful on board staff
  • Free Wi-Fi, power points and room to workDelicious food and drink from local suppliers
Grand Central Railways Contact Details

Customer Relations
Grand Central Railways
River House
17 Museum Street

Primary Tel: 0845 603 4852 or +44 1904 633307
Cycle Reservations Tel: 0845 603 4852
Assisted Travel Tel: 0844 811 0071

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