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ProGood advance ticket deals, catering better than av...

ConsStandard prices are enormous, trains are getting o...

I’ve always had something of a love/hate relationship with the East Coast mainline. I love telling everybody how much I hate it. In recent years, the line has passed through three pairs of hands. Initially the franchise was awarded to Great North Eastern Railways (GNER), but was eventually...

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“Not Quite an Express”

published 02/11/2009

ProCan be an inexpensive way to see the country, freq...

ConsOvercrowding, old trains, journey times slower tha...

The east coast mainline is one of the major rail links in the UK, linking London with major cities in Yorkshire, Northumberland and Scotland. Previously operated by GNER, the franchise passed on to National Express in 2007 after GNER’s parent company filed for bankruptcy protection. It was felt...

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ProFast service, friendly attentive staff, free wifi,...

ConsNot particularly cheap

I generally do not like travelling by train thanks largely due to South West Trains. South West trains have a tendency to treat their customers like cattle, seeking to fit as many people on the trains as they can whilst at the same time removing basic conveniences and facilities in an effort to...

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Not for me

“joke”

published 17/11/2012

ProNone

ConsEast Coast

Never had any problems with East Coast, prices are reasonable. I usually purchase tickets through thetrainline.com. But i bought a ticket recently. I didn't sign in and went through to the last page where it asks you to sign in, i encountered problems and therefore had to sign in on my partners...

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