One of the best ways to travel in the UK is by the intricately networked and extremely efficient rail system. Whether travelling or business or for pleasure, your train can take you to your destination at the shortest possible time in spacious, super comfortable coaches with top class on-board services. The incessant efforts of the Rail Providers towards improving and introducing innovative services, has definitely impacted train travel and bringing about a substantial growth.

The UK rail system is operated by a significant number of UK Rail Providers who offer best in class services taking you through the most populous and popular destinations as well as small quaint little towns through the highly integrated and well maintained railway network.

Provider Description Country/City
         
rail providers arriva trains wales Arriva Trains Wales Operates in Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street, Newport, Swansea, Wrexham General and Holyhead, as well as to certain stations in England such as Hereford, Shrewsbury, Chester, Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street. UK View More
rail providers c2c C2C Connects London, Southend and elsewhere in Essex. UK View More
rail providers chiltern railways Chiltern Railways Co. Operates trains between London, Birmingham, High Wycombe and Aylesbury. UK View More
rail providers caledonian sleeper Caledonian Sleeper Operates sleeper train overnight from London to Scotland UK View More
rail providers east midlands trains East Midlands Trains Operates train services in the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire, chiefly in Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Northamptonshire. UK View More
rail providers grand central Grand Central Railway Operates passenger rail services on the East Coast Main Line from Sunderland to London King's Cross. UK View More
rail providers great northern Great Northern Operates in East of England, Greater London and South East England. UK View More
rail providers london north eastern railway London North Eastern Railway Operates InterCity East Coast franchise on the East Coast Main Line between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. UK View More
rail providers great western railway First Great Western Operates long-distance inter-city services along the Great Western Main Line to South West England and South Wales, as well as the Night Riviera sleeper service between London and Penzance. UK View More
rail providers gatwick express Gatwick Express Fast train between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria. UK View More
rail providers heathrow connect Heathrow Connect Connecting Heathrow Airport with Paddington. UK View More
rail providers hull trains Hull Trains Operates long-distance services between Hull/Beverley and London King's Cross. UK View More
rail providers heathrow express Heathrow Express Operates airport rail link between London Heathrow Airport and Paddington. UK View More
rail providers island line Island Line Runs between Isle of Wight and the towns of Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake and Shanklin. UK View More
rail providers west midlands trains West Midlands Trains Local and long distance services across central England. UK View More
rail providers london overground London Overground Operates in large part of Greater London and parts of Hertfordshire. UK View More
rail providers merseyrail Merseyrail Operates commuter rail in Liverpool City. UK View More
rail providers northern rail Northern Rail Operates in more than 500 stations in the North of England. UK View More
rail providers southeastern Southeastern Operates mainly in Greater London cities. UK View More
rail providers southern Southern Operates in Banstead, Beckenham Junction, Epsom Downs, Epsom, Leatherhead, East Croydon, Mitcham Junction, Sutton, East Grinstead, Uckfield, Caterham, Tattenham Corner, Redhill, Gatwick Airport, Crawley, Horsham, Littlehampton, Worthing, Bognor Regis, Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne and Ore. UK View More
rail providers scotrail First Scotrail Operates train services in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness & the rest of Scotland. UK View More
rail providers south western railway South Western Railway Operates majority of commuter services from London Waterloo to South West London as well as most outer suburban/regional services in Surrey, Hampshire and Dorset. UK View More
rail providers thameslink Thameslink Connects London from Bedford to Brighton. Also connects London Luton and Gatwick Airports. UK View More
rail providers transpennine express Transpennine Express Runs regular express regional railway, and intercity services between the major cities of Northern England as well as Scotland. UK View More
rail providers virgin trains Virgin Trains Operates long-distance passenger services on the West Coast Main Line between London, West Midlands, North West England, North Wales and Scotland. UK View More
rail providers cross country Crosscountry Operates in many intercity and other long-distance trains in the UK. UK View More
rail providers greater anglia Greater Anglia Operates in London Liverpool Street to Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and parts of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire as well as many regional services throughout the East of England. UK View More
rail providers stansted express Stansted Express  Direct train service linking London Liverpool Street to London Stansted Airport. UK View More

A journey from London to Heathrow will take a mere 15 minutes at a nominal fare of less than even €6, when you opt for Heathrow Express. Earn rewards every time you travel by Virgin Trains redeemable as air miles or nectar points or other special benefits. Travel cheap, travel comfortably and travel in style with the highly efficient UK rail system.