More seats from Virgin Trains for Chester passengers this summer

More seats from Virgin Trains for Chester passengers this summer

The delivery of a new Pendolino train, which will be used on the Birmingham-Scotland route has allowed an additional diesel Super Voyager train to be transferred to the Chester-London route.

From next week, through until early September , on Mondays to Fridays, the 09:10 and 19:10 services from London to Chester, and the 15:35 from Chester to London will all be formed of ten carriages providing an extra 256 seats on each train.

On Saturdays an extra 256 seats will be provided on both the 13:35 and 14:35 Chester to London Euston services, whilst the 12:10 and 16:10 services from London Euston to Chester will also have 256 additional seats on each train.

An additional service will link Holyhead with Chester on Saturdays, departing Holyhead at 11:55. More seats will also be provided on the 1809 Chester-Holyhead service on Saturdays. On Mondays to Fridays more seats will also be available on the 11:09 Chester-Holyhead and 13:58 Holyhead to Chester services.

Virgin Trains spokesman Steven Knight said: “The number of journeys on Virgin Trains has more than doubled in six years - from 14 million to over 28 million. The additional Pendolino train has allowed us to reallocate other trains and provide Chester with much needed additional capacity during the busy summer months”.


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