Posts Tagged ‘ First class rail travel ’

My Virgin Trains’ Moan

Aug 5th, 2011 | By

Starving after a long hard day of meetings in Edinburgh, for which I had left my house at 5am that morning, I got on the train in Edinburgh back to Crewe. I knew it was going to be a long, hard day, so had deliberately booked into first class – that way, I could sit back, relax and enjoy a hot meal and a drink and reflect over the days events in peace.Couldn’t I?

Edinburgh by First Class Rail

Aug 5th, 2011 | By

This is not my normal method of travel. Second class suits me fine usually but there were two reasons why I wanted to do this trip. The first is that East Coast re-launched their first class service in May promising all sorts of things and, secondly, I found a first class fare for £25 each way from Kings Cross. Is the service worth it? And how easy is it to get £25 tickets? How is to compared to other train providers?