it's premium and it's economy

Chiltern Railways are to launch an airline style 'premium economy' class on their services between London and Birmingham. 

The special 30-seat carriage will have wi-fi, large tables and wide seats and comes at an additional cost of £20 per leg of your journey. Passengers will still have to pay extra for any food and beverages.

Chiltern's marketing director Thomas Ableman said: "Businesses told us that space to work and a decent internet connection were absolutely essential. They also told us that additional privacy at key times for increased productivity was valuable."

A great initiative from Chiltern and will be interesting to see how the company promote the new service. However considering it launches on Monday 5 September, it's a little strange that a quick search on the company's website showed up nothing at all.

Still time to put that right though.

Comments

  1. Did you miss the mainline section of the site then?

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  2. So few trains that have this though. One peak trip from my station.

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  3. Searching 'premium economy' on their website does not take you to that page. And you're right, I did.

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