Chiltern Railways is celebrating one hundred thousand downloads of their pioneering mobile ticketing app, which allows customers to buy, receive and display tickets via their phones.
Chiltern Railways has been given the green light to build a groundbreaking new rail line between Oxford and London. The Secretary of State for Transport under the Transport and Works Act granted permission for Chiltern to start work on the line; the first new rail link between London and a major British city for 100 years.
In order to satisfy demand, Chiltern Railways will be providing 2,160 additional seats every week on their popular Mainline service running from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone.
A mural, designed by young people from the area, was unveiled at Leamington Spa railway station on 2 October thanks to a community partnership between Chiltern Railways, Network Rail, Warwick District Council and Warwickshire County Council.
Chiltern Railways is celebrating its one millionth Wi-Fi user since the launch of Mainline, the train operator’s fast service from Birmingham to London.
Chiltern Railways has revealed that 797,000 people travelled into London on their services during the Games, thanks to significant changes to the timetable to meet the rise in demand.
Chiltern Railways is adding train carriages for music lovers heading to Global Gathering on 27 and 28 July. The festival is taking place at Long Marston Airfield in Warwickshire.
Chiltern Railways is providing approximately 120,000 seats over the Games, increasing the number of carriages on off peak services and running late night trains out of London every day during the Games.
Chiltern Railways is commencing work on a £2.5 million car park deck at Warwick Parkway, creating an extra 222 much needed spaces.
To celebrate the upgraded Chiltern Railways Mainline service between Birmingham Moor Street and London Marylebone, Orchestra of the Swan (OOTS) has partnered with Chiltern Railways to remake the famous 1962 British Railways promotional film ‘Let’s go to Birmingham’.
Chiltern Railways has installed electric vehicle (EV) charge points at nine major stations in a bid to support commuters’ low-emission travel to their local station.
We are currently working to establish a direct rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone, the first new rail route between London and a major city for 100 years.