Central Trains

The History

A brief history of the company from its British Rail days, through privatisation to the present day. Click here for details.

The Parent Group

Central Trains Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Express Group (NX). NX is a multi-national, mass transit, £2.5bn company with significant operations in USA, Canada and Australia in addition to its extensive UK bus, rail and coach businesses. Click here for details.

The Performance

All train operators work to punctuality and performance standards that are set by the government’s Strategic Rail Authority (SRA). For The latest performance statistics click here.

The Passenger’s Charter

The aim is to deliver a safe, reliable, clean and comfortable train service that offers good value for money. The Passenger’s Charter sets out the standards we aim to achieve and details The response when things go wrong. Click here for details.

The Stations

We are working with other train operators to provide useful online information for all the stations that we serve. Click here for a list of stations for which information is currently available.

The Fleet

For more information on The modern, mixed fleet of diesel and electric trains click here.