There are delays to services run by Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains, Cross Country Trains and West Midlands trains. Here’s the latest update from the various train companies. High Speed 1 The current level of train services running on weekdays in Britain - half what is usual - is similar to that on a Sunday in normal times.

There are various types of trains that are designed for particular purposes. Britain's longest-running rail franchise came to an end on Saturday after more than 22 years. Grant Shapps, who will be meeting with train operators this week, added there was no point running "ghost trains" if people cut back on travel. Other routes in the UK were upgraded with trains capable of top speeds of up to 125 mph running with the introduction between 2000 and 2005 of Class 180 Adelante DMUs and the Bombardier Voyager DEMUs (Classes 220, 221 and 222).

TRAINS, tubes and buses WILL continue to run throughout Britain despite concerns rammed services are making it impossible for passengers to stay safe amid the coronavirus crisis. Manual checks of tickets on trains are being scaled back by UK rail operators as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, to protect staff and customers from possible contamination.. Lifestyle Travel Are trains running over Christmas and New Year 2019?