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CrossCountry - Articles and news items

CrossCountry fleet maintenance contract extended until 2019

Rail industry news / 30 September 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a three year maintenance contract extension with Arriva CrossCountry Trains (XC).

Arriva to continue CrossCountry rail franchise

Rail industry news / 29 September 2016 /

Arriva will continue the CrossCountry rail franchise following a Direct Award by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Leamington Spa to Banbury line opens three weeks ahead of schedule

Rail industry news / 13 March 2015 /

The railway line between Leamington Spa and Banbury, which was closed due a 350,000 tonne landslip, has reopened three weeks early.

CrossCountry welcomes ‘Advance on the day’ trial

Rail industry news / 10 October 2013 /

This initiative will see CrossCountry introduce across all its longer distance routes the opportunity for passengers to buy discounted tickets…

CrossCountry installs High Definition CCTV system

Rail industry news / 19 April 2013 /

21st Century has recently completed the final High Definition CCTV system installations onto the CrossCountry fleet of trains…

CrossCountry signs contract to install Wi-Fi on its trains

Rail industry news / 4 November 2011 /

CrossCountry announced it has signed a contract to install Wi-Fi on its long distance high-speed trains…

CrossCountry first to launch mobileticketing app with real time information

Rail industry news / 27 September 2011 /

CrossCountry trains has launched a mobile app…

CrossCountry e-ticket sales beat £2m mark

Rail industry news / 8 February 2010 /

CrossCountry has announced that it has sold over 76,000 print-at-home ‘e-tickets’ since the rail operator launched the online initiative in November 2008.