London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has taken over all existing East Coast routes from the now defunct Virgin Trains as of June 24th, 2018.
While this is a change in train operators, customers who currently use the network will not be affected by the switch. All advanced and season tickets and travel vouchers purchased with Virgin Trains East Coast are still valid and train times will run as normal, but with better customer service and punctuality.
London North Eastern Railway takes you further. From the North East, Yorkshire, to the East Coast and to the far reaches of Scotland, LNER makes connecting to various parts of UK smooth and hassle-free.
With journey times taking under 5 hours from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh, train journeys has become a viable and affordable option compared to flights and car travel of the same trip. With scenic views of the British east coast, taking in sights across Yorkshire and Cumbria, train travel on London North Eastern Railway offers a relaxing approach for lengthy journeys to your destination.
Whether you're traveling for work, leisure or a bit of both, find a seat to match. LNER offers different seating classes to suit all budgets.
Benefit from family-sized tables, power sockets and quiet carriages, all at an affordable price. LNER at makes trips up and down the UK easy for budgeters and thrill-seekers alike.
London North Eastern Railway offers First Class seating for those wishing to kick back and relax on their journeys. Enjoy the comforts of First Class lounges at London King's Cross, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Darlington, Doncaster and Wakefield Westgate stations. Many passengers have found that by splitting their LNER train tickets they are able to travel first class for less than they previously paid for a standard class ticket.
LNER Luggage Allowance
LNER allows three items on board per person – a maximum of one small handbag, a carry-on bag and one large suitcase – anything bigger than 80 x 57 x 30cm will get refused. Keep small bags under your seat, and store cabin-style bags in the overhead space above your seat and larger suitcases in luggage racks at the end of the carriage. Pushchairs need to be folded and stored in the designated luggage area. If you’re traveling with a non-folding bike, you’ll need to reserve a space for it before traveling
Splitting your train tickets on LNER Trains is allowed and is when you purchase separate tickets for two or more sectors of the LNER Trains rail route you wish to travel instead of just one more expensive through ticket without affecting your travel options in any way.
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