Seat Reservations

 

Page updated Thursday 22 July 2021 13:01

Use the links below to find out what Train Operating Companies are doing to help customers travel with confidence and where reserving a seat is now compulsory before travel.

SEAT RESERVATIONS ADVISED (WHERE POSSIBLE)

The following operators advise a seat reservation whenever possible, when travelling on their services.

c2c Chiltern Railways East Midlands Railway Gatwick Express
Grand Central Greater Anglia Heathrow Express Great Northern
Hull Trains London Northwestern Railway London Overground Merseyrail
Northern ScotRail Southeastern Southern
SWR South Western Railway Stansted Express TfL Rail Thameslink
TransPennine Express Transport for Wales Trafnidiaeth Cymru West Midlands Railway  

RECOMMENDED SEAT RESERVATIONS

To ensure you and others are safe on your journey, customers are advised to book in advance and reserve a place on a specific train with the following operators.

CrossCountry GWR Great Western Railway LNER London North Eastern Railway

COMPULSORY SEAT RESERVATIONS

Caledonian Sleeper

Caledonian Sleeper services require reservations for all services.

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Last updated:   26 July 2021