the Orange Book
                      web directory
Home > Public Transport > Train Travel
Train Travel

Alphabetical listing of train travel companies in the United Kindgom. List includes, train operating companies, rail travel booking services and rail travel consumer bodies.

ACoRP - Association of Community-Rail Partnerships
brings together over 50 local community rail partnerships, and provides advice and support in developing good quality innovative services on local and rural railways

Arriva Trains Wales
They operate 235 stations throughout Wales of which 48 are currently staffed. They have a fleet of 116 trains covering a route of over 2,600 miles, supported by 1,860 employees. They operate 788 services a day on weekdays, resulting in our trains travelling 16.5 million miles each year. On average, their services handle around 60,000 passenger journeys a day, with the ability to carry over 12,000 customers at any one time.

Britain On Track
Specialise in selling passes for travel in Britain to the North American market

Journey Check from c2c brings you all the train running information that's available at your c2c station much closer to your home, or your office. So, whether you're leaving for work, going for a business meeting, returning home after a busy day, or planning a weekend trip with friends, use Journey Check to stay right up to date. Journey check can be accessed on you PC, on your mobile and on your PDA.

Centro is the corporate name of the West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive. It is responsible for promoting and developing public transport across the West Midlands metropolitan area. Operates busses trams and trains.

Chiltern Railways
Runs scheduled passenger services along the M40 corridor between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone to Aylesbury via Amersham along the London Underground Metropolitan line. In 2002 they extended their operations as far as Kidderminster and in 2004 they took over services between Stratford-upon-Avon and London. Use their site to find real time information on how your trains are running, departures and arrivals and buy tickets on-line.

Docklands Light Railway
Operates light railway services to the Docklands Area of London with connections to other London Underground Lines. Use the site to find out information about services, timetables and ticket offers.

Provides direct high speed international rail journeys from London or Ashford in Kent to Paris, Brussels, Lille, Avignon, Calais and Disneyland Paris. Also provides a direct Ski Train service to Aime La Plagne, Bourg St Maurice and Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains Ski Resorts.

First Great Western
Operates major trains services from London Paddington to the South West and South Wales.

First ScotRail
Operates national rail transport services in Scotland and local land regional services in the Glasgow and Edinburgh areas.

Gatwick Express
Operates Dedicated, high-speed rail travel between Central London and Gatwick Airport.

GNER - Great North Eastern Railway
Operates train services on the East Coast Mainline from London King's Cross to Aberdeen, stopping at Edinburgh, Glagow Central, Newcastle, Leeds and Peterborough.

Great Central Railway
Britains only main line steam railway based in Loughborough, Leicestershire. Operates every weekend throughout the year.

Heathrow Express
Provides frequent high-speed train services between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington

Hull Trains
Provides 6 Direct Services a Day Between Hull and London

Island Line
Operates the Eight and half miles of passenger railway on the Isle of Wight,serving the island towns of Ryde, Brading Sandown, Lake and Shanklin on the Isle of Wight

London Underground
London Underground operates underground and suburban rail services in London. It's history dates back to 1863 when the first world underground railway opened in London. Today London Underground is a major business, with over 3 million passenger journeys a day, some 500 peak trains, 253 stations owned (275 served), over 12,000 staff and vast engineering assets. Use the site to find maps, timetable information and tickets.

Man in Seat Sixty-One ..., The
specialists in travel by train and ship

Midland Mainline
Operates passenger rail services from London St. Pancras via the midlands through Sheffield and as far north as Leeds.

National Rail
The gateway to Britain's National Rail network. A portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions; train times; fares enquiries; ticket purchase and train running information.

Network Rail
Network Rail is the operator of Britain's rail infrastructure. Their mission is to maintain, improve and upgrade the railway fit for the 21st century. It is both the facilities manager and engineering company for Britains Railways. As well as the railways Network Rail owns and manages the major stations in the UK. The site offers information about the company, current and future projects and careers.

Northern Rail
Operates Local and regional passenger rail services in the North of England

Provides train services for London Liverpool Street to the East of England, covering Ipswich, Norwich, Ilford, Cambridge and Stanstead Airport

Use Qjump to find out times, book tickets and reserve seats for any train operator in mainland UK

Rail Passengers Council and Committees
the official consumer organisations championing the interests of rail passengers

South Eastern Trains
Runs train services in Kent, South London and parts of East Sussex.

South West Trains
Operates passenger rail services from London Waterloo to the South and South West of England

Stagecoach Group
Leading international transportation group, with operations in the UK, the USA, Canada and New Zealand. Their businesses include bus, train, tram, express coach and ferry operations.

Stanstead Express
Provides the fastest and most convenient way to and from Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street, with trains departing every 15 or 30 minutes

Operates a fifty-station franchise running 225 km north to south across London from Bedford to Brighton through the Snow Hill tunnel. It is a significant commuter route and serves the airports at Gatwick and Luton. There are around 40 million passenger journeys on the system annually.

Thomas Cook Publishing - Timetables
Publishes a number of travel guides and timetables for travel around the world.

Train Line, The
Use TheTrainLine to find out times, book tickets and reserve seats for any train operator in mainland UK

Translink Online
Northern Ireland's integrated bus and rail public transport company. Within this site you will find a Journey Planner, Timetables, Special Offers and information on Tours and much more.

TransPennine Express
Regional Train operating company offering services from Manchester and Liverpool to the North West and North East of England.

Transport 2000
promotes ways of reducing the environmental and social impact of transport through less use of cars and lorries and more use of sustainable alternatives such as public transport, walking and cycling, and rail-freight

UK Railways on the Net
A rail portal that links to journey planning web sites, train operating companies and rail associated businesses

Virgin Trains
Provides national passenger rail services covering the West Coast Main line from London Euston to the North of England through to Aberdeen in Scotland. Also provides services to the North East and South West. Use the website to buy train tickets, view routes, train times, destinations, new trains and information useful for your rail journey.

Wessex Trains
Provides local and regional passenger rail services to the South West and South Wales through to Birmingham and the North.

Copyright © The Orange Book (UK) MMIV - MMXV