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Please note: We have a mix of coach types on our services, some are fully enclosed, others are open-sided. Your seat allocation guarantees you a seating bay for your group, but we cannot guarantee that all travellers will be seated in an enclosed coach on days when the weather is wet. Please see our FAQ page for more information.

For seating purposes all people who are part of the same order will be allocated seats on the day on the assumption that they are part of the same social bubble. If you need to be seated separately, please ensure each group is booked as a separate order. Your tickets are only valid for the dates and times chosen. Please note that we do not issue printed tickets, all you need is your order number for the guard.

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Choose a date from the calendar above (scroll left/right to see other months if available), or use the buttons below.
Dates marked with an X are sold out.

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The override code can be used to unlock services not available for booking below, eg if a train is running late. The code, if needed can be obtained from the guard once the train has arrived.

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Tap or click the train times to select. Times shown with a paler background and a strikethrough should have departed if trains are running on time, but can still be booked if you are certain the train is simply running late. Some seating capacity is held back and released around 9am each morning.

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Use the boxes on the left to enter the number of tickets required.
If you have a discount code, please enter it first in the box below and click apply to validate it.

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Tickets are not refundable, and are valid for the specific trains selected only. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to get to the station you have selected, aim to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure. If you are not aboard the train at departure time your tickets will be forfeited.

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Assistance Dogs qualify for free travel and do not need to be booked.
BLRS members and other privilege rate travellers wishing to book should contact the railway to make a reservation.