Finding a seat

CapacityTo help you plan your journey and travel more comfortably, you can now find out which commuter trains have spare seats from a number of our busiest stations.

You can find out if any of these trains have fewer seats than normal by following @londonmidland on Twitter.

Over the next few months we are planning to add more stations to the list. If your station isn't here and you think it should be, email us at

Click here to check trains with fewer seats at peak times

West Midlands area (from 13 Dec 2015)

To / from London Euston (from 13 Dec 2015)

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. This information can now be found on our live running information pages.

Register your journey with JourneyCheck alerts and we'll also email this information to you.



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