More About First Great Western Trains
You may use split train tickets for travel on all First Great Western Trains.
First Great Western covers the West and South West of England and South Wales, with services to and from London. High speed trains run between London Paddington, the Cotswolds, South Wales and the Westcountry.
Operated by FirstGroup Plc, First Great Western has come to be associated with scenic journeys through the beautiful English countryside and trips to seaside resorts in the Cotswolds, Devon and Cornwall.
First Great Western operates much more than just regional services though, with intercity trains and commuter services from London Paddington passing through major regional hubs, including Cardiff, Bristol, Swansea and Plymouth. Passengers can also enjoy top quality entertainment from the comfort of their seats when travelling in First Great Western entertainment carriages, now in more than 50 high speed trains.
First Great Western primary services on which you may travel using split train tickets are:-
- Penzance – London Paddington
- Plymouth – London Paddington
- Exeter – London Paddington
- Bristol – London Paddington
- Reading – London Paddington
- Cardiff / Swansea – London Paddington
First Great Western offers group discounts for 10 or more adults travelling together, with a 26% discount. Group travel must be booked at least seven days before the date of travel.
High speed train services have capacity for up to six bikes, with all other services having a limit of two. Cycle reservations are essential for some on peak services to and from London Paddington, and bikes cannot be carried on some First Great Western Turbo train services.