Discover our extensive list of rail seating maps for all the major UK rail operating companies.


If you’re travelling with co-workers and would like to be seated together, so that you can continue your business talk on the go, then our rail seating maps can help you choose the right seats. Simply select the relevant train provider you’re travelling with below:

Cross Country
East Coast
First Great Western
Grand Central
TransPennine Express
Virgin Trains


At the time of writing, in June 2011, a number of train operators do not currently publish electronic seating maps, these include:
Arriva Trains Wales, East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains and Greater Anglia.

Please note that not all rail companies offer the ability to pre-assign a seat. For the companies listed below you are free to sit in any available seat within your tickets’ class of travel:
C2C, Chiltern, First Capitol Connect, London Midland, Mersey Rail, Northern Rail, Southeastern Rail and Southern Rail.


If you would like to find out more about the Corporate Rail Travel we offer, take a look here.


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