Travelling by train from London to Scotland will be dreamy! Very first appear inside Caledonian Sleeper’s swanky new carriages, which function double beds, en-suites and luxury toiletries
- The new trains will commence operating by the finish of Might, initially amongst London and Glasgow/Edinburgh
- The new Caledonian Sleeper coaches had been constructed by CAF in Spain at a expense of more than £150m
- In total there will be 75 new carriages, with ticket costs ranging from £45 to £400 and over
The very first photos from inside Caledonian Sleeper’s new fleet of trains has been revealed.
The overnight rail service amongst London and Scotland will be transformed by the introduction of the £150m fleet, with a total of 75 new carriages set to make their debut.
Guests on the new solutions will be in a position to appreciate a variety of accommodation forms, like rooms with double beds and en-suites – for the very first time in the history of Caledonian Sleeper.
The inside track on the new carriages: Pictured is a ‘Caledonian double’, which comes with a double bed with en-suite, station lounge access, breakfast and luxury toiletries and fees from £335 for one particular or £400 shared
This image shows a ‘club room’, which fees from £205 for one particular, £250 for two. The second particular person sleeps on a flip-down bed
Passengers will be in a position to acquire comfort seats (from £45) classic rooms (solo or shared use with an selection of interconnecting rooms, toiletries integrated from £140 for one particular or £170 for two) club rooms (solo or shared use with en-suite, station lounge access, breakfast, luxury toiletries integrated from £205 for one particular and £250 for two) a Caledonian double (double bed with en-suite, station lounge access, breakfast, luxury toiletries integrated from £335 for one particular and £400 for two) and accessible rooms (double or twin, toiletries integrated).
Caledonian Sleeper’s new trains will commence operating by the finish of Might, initially on the Lowlander route amongst London Euston and Glasgow/Edinburgh. They will subsequently debut on the Highlander route amongst London and Aberdeen, Inverness and Fort William.
Bookings can currently be produced for travel on the new trains from two June.
Caledonian Sleeper has also launched a revamped web page – sleeper.scot.
It says that the web page ‘makes it much easier than ever for individuals to book their magical journey and discover the destinations the trains reach’.
Ryan Flaherty, Serco’s Managing Director for Caledonian Sleeper, stated: ‘The launch of the new Caledonian Sleeper is quickly approaching and travelling on our service will be a actually magical expertise that will transform travel amongst London and Scotland.
This is a classic area which can be booked for solo or shared use, with an selection of interconnecting rooms. It fees from £140 for one particular or £170 for two
Caledonian Sleeper’s new trains will commence operating by the finish of Might, initially on the Lowlander route amongst London and Glasgow/Edinburgh. Pictured is a ‘club car’
‘I would encourage everyone interested in getting one particular of the very first to expertise the new trains to book their travel on our new web page, which has been absolutely revamped to reflect the monumental and thrilling adjustments to our service.
‘Caledonian Sleeper is competitively priced and indicates guests can stay away from the hassle or added fees of receiving to and from the airport. It is the only way to be at your location in a lot of time for early morning meetings or a complete day’s sightseeing with out the expense of a hotel.’
In a statement, Caledonian Sleeper added: ‘Caledonian Sleeper fares have no hidden fees and permit guests to bring a number of suitcases or excess baggage on board with out incurring any added charges. And with centre-to-centre travel, there is an added expense saving more than flying as there is no want to spend for connections to take you in or out of the city. That indicates Caledonian Sleeper is not only the most civilised way to travel – it is also regularly the most expense successful.
The new Caledonian Sleeper coaches, pictured, had been constructed by CAF in Spain at a expense of more than £150m
‘With a 12-month booking window, it also indicates that guests can strategy their travel effectively in advance. That is a big benefit more than other train operators, exactly where less costly advance fares are generally only offered from 12 weeks just before travel.’
The new Caledonian Sleeper coaches had been constructed by CAF in Spain at a expense of more than £150m, component funded by a capital grant from Scottish Ministers of £60m.
Testing has been underway across the UK all through 2018 and early 2019.