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With a network covering in excess of 1,400 miles, stretching from Aberdeen to Penzance, Bournemouth to Manchester and Stansted Airport to Cardiff, serving over 100 stations, CrossCountry trains get business travellers where they need to be


If you are travelling for business, with CrossCountry you can arrive fresh, relaxed and ready to start your day. Whether you are gearing up for a big meeting or winding down after one, you will find everything you need on board a CrossCountry train.

Covering the length and breadth of Britain, CrossCountry travels to more business destinations than any other train company –  its services connect many major cities including Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol, Southampton, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Birmingham. CrossCountry trains serve most parts of the country and if there’s not a direct train you can get to many places by making just one change. Even if you need to travel abroad, there are direct trains to three major UK airports at Birmingham, Southampton and Stansted. For the business traveller time is very important; travelling by train allows passengers to leave the car at home, avoid traffic and work on the move.

First Class can make a CrossCountry journey even more enjoyable – travelling in First Class gives passengers wider, more comfortable seats with extra leg room and more table space, power points for laptops and mobiles, and complimentary WiFi when travelling on Voyager and High Speed Trains. If you prefer to switch off, simply sit back, relax and watch the world go by. On the majority of long-distance services, you can enjoy a range of complimentary drinks and light snacks, served at your seat by First Class hosts.

In Standard, an at-seat catering service is available on the majority of trains, with a great variety of hot drinks (including Twinings tea and Starbucks coffee), chilled soft drinks, sweet treats and confectionery, sandwiches, savoury snacks, beer, cider and wine. With money-saving offers, there’s always a great deal on board. WiFi access is also offered on all Voyager and High Speed Train services, with a number of different pricing options enabling passengers to select the best deal for their journey.

CrossCountry believes customers should be able to find the right train, at the right time and at the right price, that’s why they offer a range of fares to choose from in both Standard and First Class. Anytime fares give you complete flexibility, travel on any train at any time. Off-peak fares allow travel on a choice of services within a specific time period, and for the cheapest fares, take advantage of CrossCountry’s Advance tickets if you can travel on a specific date and time.CrossCountry’s free Train Tickets app is not only a fantastic booking tool, but a one-stop-shop to look up train times and check real-time running information for any specific service – a great asset for any business traveller who needs to be able to check details while on the move. If you are travelling on a CrossCountry service, it is even possible to have tickets sent direct to your mobile as an m-ticket, saving you valuable time at the station. The CrossCountry website is a great place to go for all the information you need, whether it’s a seat plan, product information, or the latest news and updates. The recently enhanced mobile site also means you can keep up to date while on the move.

To download the app simply text TRAVEL to 87080 or visit the website for more details

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