Skip to main content
Last updated:Today at 12:23
Train companies affected:London Overground, Southern

Live Departures and Arrivals

Radio buttons live-trains-finder-type

Get Real-time Live Train Departures and Arrivals Information

Our Live Departures and Arrivals tool has everything you need to get real-time information about National Rail train services across Great Britain. We keep you informed so that you are able to make the best decisions about your travel.

Live Departures and Arrivals lets you track the current status of trains, whether you’re on the go or at home. You can plan and travel with confidence as the tool continuously monitors train services, providing you with the most accurate and relevant information.

With the Live Departures and Arrivals tool you can:

  • Get real-time updates: use the planner to get live information on departures, arrivals, calling points and any delays or disruptions

  • Track your train: if you enter your departure and arrival stations, you can see all the relevant train services available. You can select a train and track its progress as it travels along its route

  • Stay informed on the go: the Live Departures and Arrivals tool is accessible from any device with an internet connection, so you can use it at home, at the station, or even on the train!

  • Plan your journey quickly: once you have identified a service, you can see all the calling points.

How to use Live Departures and Arrivals

For Departures


example of live trains departure board image from the National Rail website. It shows where the customer types a station to and station from area, then the button to start the search

  • Select the station that you’re Departing from and optionally the station you’re Going to by typing the station name or 3 letter code. E.g. London Victoria (VIC)

  • Click Show live trains to see your results

  • You will see a list of services to choose from, for example:


example of a screen shot showing live trains search results from an example station. The two results shown included their departures times, length of journey, calling points, platform number and train operator, and a further link to more info.

  • Click Journey Details on your chosen service to see calling points, train and coach facilities and cycling information

  • Once you have selected a service you can continue to monitor its progress in real time


example of the journey details page that illustrates train station calling points. There's a line with a circular point which indicates the station stop.

For Arrivals



  • Select the station you want to see trains Arriving at and optionally the station they are Arriving from by typing the station name or 3 letter code. E.g. London Victoria (VIC)

  • Click Show live trains to see your results

  • You will see a list of services to choose from, for example:



  • Click Journey Details on your chosen service to see calling points, train and coach facilities and cycling information

  • Once you have selected a service you can continue to monitor its progress in real time



Enjoy your journey!