Chiltern squares up to Virgin with 90-minute London service

CHILTERN Railways has given the clearest indication yet that it intends to become a major rival to Virgin Trains in the fight for business commuters travelling between Birmingham and London.

Until now, Virgin’s West Coast Main Line has virtually had the field to itself but following a £250m upgrade to the Chiltern Line, trains will soon be running between Birmingham Moor Street and London Marylebone in 90 minutes.

This makes the Moor Street service a more than viable alternative for commuters looki... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...