Disruption between Leamington Spa and Banbury
Following a landslip on 31 January, CrossCountry services to and from the Thames Valley and the South Coast are likely to be disrupted for several weeks.
A rapid bus service is operating, linking trains terminating/starting at Banbury and Leamington Spa.
Please see our Travel Updates for further information.
We would like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience caused by these necessary changes.
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Travelling First Class you can enjoy larger, reclining seats,
more table space and a calm environment. Plus, on many services,
enjoy a range of complimentary food and drink served to you at your
seat by your First Class Host.
You can also enjoy complimentary WiFi
access on our Voyager and High Speed Train services when
you travel First Class with us.
Travelling First Class needn't be expensive - we offer great
value fares when you book in advance.
Our First Class tickets can actually be cheaper than Standard
If you're planning last minute, you can also save money by
travelling on a First Class Off-Peak ticket. These tickets give you
the flexibility to buy them online up to 2 hours before you
If spontaneity is more your thing, then First Anytime tickets
are also available - letting you travel at whatever time suits
At weekends you can also upgrade to First Class from as little as
£5 one-way on many services - now available to buy online.
To help you make the most of your First Class experience, we
offer a variety of complimentary food and drink.
Our First Class menu is available 06.00 to 20.00, Monday -
Friday, on services between Birmingham New Street and:
Breakfast, lunch or afternoon, you're assured of a delicious
treat made with the best ingredients, plus we always offer
To start the day, choose from breakfast snacks including
breakfast wrap, eggs florentine ciabatta, croissant with jam and
butter, Kellogs Special K or porridge.
For lunch or afternoon, you can choose from a sandwich or soup and
roll. You'll also be able to purchase additional hot food items and
have them served to you at your seat, including bacon baguette,
Aberdeen Angus burger, and cheese and onion Panini.
We change our First Class menu every week. To see which menu is
offered when, please see the table below.
For full details of what's available when you're travelling with
us, please see:
First Class Menu
Throughout the day we also offer light bites including a selection
of biscuits, Kettle Chips, fruit cake, as well as a variety of
complimentary hot and cold drinks for you to enjoy:
NEW! If you're travelling First Class
through Birmingham New Street on our long-distance services you can
now order from an exclusive range of food and drink and have it
delivered to you later in your journey.
Exclusive range menu PDF
Should you wish to purchase any other items, including
beer, cider or wine, please ask your First Class Host, who will be
happy to help you.
We also offer complimentary tea / coffee / still water and biscuits
on most of our Turbostar
Please note that on some services, catering is only available
either to or from Birmingham New Street.
'Turbostar' service list with catering available
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