Trains with fewer seats at peak times
If you're travelling during the evening rush, you can find out whether any peak departures from London or Birmingham are likely to have fewer carriages than normal by returning here after 4pm each weekday. Register your journey with JourneyCheck alerts and we'll also email this information to you.
First class travel
London Midland First Class travel offers comfortable seats with more leg room than in Standard Class and a smaller, private compartment to either work or relax in. Our newer Desiro trains operate most of the services along these routes. They also offer power points and reclining seats.
London Midland offers First Class travel on the following routes:
- All mainline services south of Northampton
- Birmingham – Liverpool
- Birmingham - Northampton
Please visit your local ticket office, call 0844 811 0133 or book online for more details.
Finding a seat
You can now find out which commuter trains have spare seats from a number of our busiest stations.
We run frequent direct and connecting services to a number of airports.
Going by train rather than car can help lower you carbon footprint, so why not do your bit for the environment and relax at the same time.