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Travel On Train Greater Anglia Aventra (UK)

Greater Anglia Aventra (UK)

Welcome to the guide to travelling by the Aventra trains operated by Greater Anglia.


At a Glance


Food services available

No Catering

Accessing the train

Wheelchair Spaces
Bikes Allowed
Travel Comforts

Air Conditioned
Power Socket
Train Specification

Attributes of the train

Has a Conductor
Time of Day


Not Available
Travel Passes

These are very new and smart trains, but their primary function is to transport commuters to and from London, so they don't have the same ambience and range of facilities of long-distance express trains.
In particular they only have Standard Class seats.

In common with other new British trains Wi-Fi is available.
Wheelchair friendly spaces on the train and accessible toilets have also been provided.
If you require Assisted Travel the information is available here.


Seat reservations aren't available on these trains, so seats aren't guaranteed, particularly when trains get closer to London between 08:00 and 10:00 and when leaving London between 16:00 and 19:00.

So if you will be boarding at Liverpool Street look up the departure time and aim to be ready to board, ticket in hand, around 10-15 mins before the train will be leaving.


Non-folding bikes can still be taken on board most departures including any service at weekends or national holidays, but you cannot take these standard bikes on trains at these times on Mon-Fridays (national holidays excepted)

  • trains departing London between 16:30 and 18:30
  • trains arriving in London between 07:45 and 09:45.
    More information is available here.

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