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Travel On Train LNWR Desiro (UK)
A Desiro train to the right of a Pendolino train

LNWR Desiro (UK)

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At a Glance

Travel Pass Supplement

Rail Pass Reservation Fees
Reservations

Available
Time of Day

Day
Accessibility

Accessing the train

Wheelchair Spaces
Bikes Allowed
Train Specification

Attributes of the train

Has a Conductor
Country

Which country these trains operate in.

Great Britain
Travel Passes
Eurail

On Board

First

Perks
WiFi

A complimentary WiFi portal is available throughout this train.

Power Socket (UK)

The power sockets on this train are compatible with the standard 3-point plugs as typically used in the UK.

Standard

Perks
WiFi

A complimentary WiFi portal is available throughout this train.

SMTJ's regular travel companions Paul and Pear relax in First class SMTJ's regular travel companions Paul and Pear relax in First class
A Desiro awaits departure, note that some of the Standard class seats are arranged  3 +2 A Desiro awaits departure, note that some of the Standard class seats are arranged 3 +2

Travel summary:

These trains share the West Coast main line between London and Liverpool with Pendolino trains operated by Avanti West Coast, but they are slower than its Pendolino trains because they have a top speed of 100 miles per hour and don't tilt when taking the curves in the railway track.

These trains have no catering facilities available, but they are equipped with Wi-Fi.

Boarding and Seat Reservations:

When booking longer-distance journeys by these trains online, you will be assigned a specific seat(s).
However, on board the seat reservations aren't marked, so a fellow traveller may have unwittingly occupied your 'reserved' seats.

If that has occurred you can show them your reservation and ask them to remove themselves from the seat(s), or you can seek out the conductor and ask them to intervene on your behalf.
Or if alternative seats are free, you can occupy them, as you don't need to travel in the seat(s) you have been assigned for your ticket to be valid.

Assisted Travel:

The information for Assisted Travel for those who require it on these trains is available here.

Routes:

London North Western Railway uses these Desiro trains on these routes:

(1) London Euston <> Northampton
(2) London Euston <> Liverpool via Northampton, Coventry, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Crewe and Runcorn (the only direct train service between Birmingham and Liverpool)
(3) London Euston <> Crewe via Tamworth and Litchfield

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