Local Trains

Services On Board: Comfortable Standard Class seating (pictured), some routes carry a small First Class section. Toilets*

*route dependent, not always available.

Reservations: You can board a local train with your BritRail Pass, you generally cannot make reservations on local trains so just hop on!

Disabled Access: Disabled passengers can ask station staff for assistance or book assistance online on our "Passengers Needing Assistance" page.

Luggage: All local trains have overhead bag racks and usually have a small area to store a case. Customers are able to carry three pieces of luggage free of charge (2 large items and 1 small briefcase).

Local Routes:

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London to towns in Essex, such as: > Southend > Shoeburyness



Fallas de Valencia 2015Abellio Greater Anglia (Local Services)

London to towns in Essex and Cambridgshire, such as: > Southend > Colchester > Cambridge > Stansted Airport 

Fallas de Valencia 2015South West Trains (Local Services)

London to towns in Surrey and Hampshire, such as > Chessington > Farnborough > Portsmouth
South West Trains also operate the Island Line on the Isle of Wight, which uses vintage London Underground trains (as pictured)


Fallas de Valencia 2015Great Northern

London to towns in Hertfordshire and Cambridgshire, such as: > Peterborough > Cambridge > Kings Lynn



Fallas de Valencia 2015London Overground

Covering the greater area of London, the London Overground connects the suburban towns of London, such as > Stratford > Enfield > Watford > Richmond 



Fallas de Valencia 2015Mersey Rail

Liverpool to local surrounding towns, such as > Birkenhead > Chester > Southport. Stations are partly underground in Liverpool and Birkenhead, as it travels under the river Mersey.

Fallas de Valencia 2015Southeastern Trains

London to towns in Kent and East Sussex, such as > Ashford > Canterbury > Dover  > Hastings  



Fallas de Valencia 2015Southern

London to towns in West and East Sussex on the south coast such as: > Brighton > Eastbourne > Gatwick Airport




Fallas de Valencia 2015Thameslink

Cutting through the City of London from North to South, Thameslink connects Bedfordshire north of London to West and East Sussex on the south coast.