Advice for customers making future travel plans
Network Rail has to make late changes to timetables to be introduced from 20 May.
If you wish to purchase Advance tickets and/or travel after that date, train times will be confirmed later than usual.
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To help make the most of your First Class experience, we offer a variety of complimentary food and drink*. We update our menus regularly to give you plenty of choice so take a look below to see what’s on offer when you’re travelling.
Please note that the catering service in First class will vary depending on the type of train you are travelling on. Many of our services between Cardiff and Birmingham, between Birmingham and Stansted Airport, also between Birmingham and Nottingham offer tea, coffee, water and biscuits rather than the full First Class menu. First Class catering services on routes between Bournemouth and Reading will offer a light continental breakfast in the morning, until arriving in Reading, then the full First Class breakfast menu is available from Reading on-wards.
Our weekday complimentary catering service is available 06.00 to 20.00, Monday - Friday. During our complimentary service our catering team will be on hand in First Class to serve:
Catering is only available on selected services between Birmingham and Stansted Airport & Nottingham and Cardiff.
Our complimentary catering service is available 06.00 to 20.00 on most routes at the weekend. Please be aware that our First Class complimentary catering will be reduced to a Bank Holiday/weekend offer on Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Our catering team will pass through the whole train to serve:
Please note, on busy services it may take our at-seat service longer to reach First Class so please bear with us.
*Our food and drink service, items and offers are subject to availability and may not be in operation on all scheduled services.
**CrossCountry Bank Holidays are based upon those in England and Wales.