Grand Central (Train Operating Company) - Grand Central Cancelled Fleet - I

Grand Central (Train Operating Company) - I

Grand Central Cancelled Fleet

Grand Central were to procure sets for services between Blackpool North and London Euston, made up of six Mark 4 Coaches hauled by a Class 90 Locomotive, and tailed by a Driving Van Trailer, however these were returned off-lease due to the cancellation of the route. The rolling stock had already been overhauled and training runs had commenced before the service was cancelled in September 2020.

  • 90   Electric locomotive
  • Mark 4   Passenger carriage
  • Driving Van Trailer

Grand Central Past Fleet

InterCity 125 trains (HSTs)

  • 43   Diesel locomotive

London King's Cross – Sunderland
1976–1982   2017

  • Mark 3   Passenger carriage

Grand Central (Train Operating Company) Overview

Grand Central Franchise(s):
Open-access operator
Not subject to franchising
18 December 2007 – December 2026

Grand Central Main Route(s):
Sunderland - London King's Cross
Bradford Interchange - London King's Cross

Grand Central Fleet Size: 10x Class 180 Adelantes
Grand Central Stations Called At: 15
Grand Central Stations Operated: 0
Grand Central Parent Company: Arriva UK Trains
Grand Central Reporting Mark: GC

Grand Central (E) Services Route

Bradford Interchange

Low Moor

Mirfield                                Sunderland
Wakefield Kirkgate            Hartlepool
Pontefract Monkhill          Northallerton
Doncaster                           York

                                             London King's Cross

Grand Central (W) Services Route

Blackpool North
Kirkham and Wesham
Milton Keynes Central
London Euston


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