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.
Click here to see if your travel plans may be affected
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This free service is available on the majority of CrossCountry services for Anytime and Off-Peak ticket holders, in both Standard and First Class.
Reservations are subject to availability and are free of charge by CrossCountry. Please check with your network operator for any SMS charges.
Text messages are based on three letter station codes. To make a ten minute reservation (TMR) on the 09:42 from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cheltenham Spa (CNM), you would text TMR BHM CNM 0942 to the number 88008.
Enter your journey details below and we’ll give you the code you need to text to 88008.
You can reserve a seat on CrossCountry services when: