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Experience the UK’s first domestic high speed service

We operate the UK’s first high speed domestic train service. Since services began in 2009 we have dramatically reduced journey times between Kent and London.

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of our Southeastern high speed service, we shared birthday cakes with some of our passengers on the route.Take a peek at our video below to give you an idea of the days events.


Did you know? 

  • The trains are named after Britain’s top athletes including Dame Kelly Holmes and Sir Steve Redgrave. 
  • The train operates at a maximum speed of 140mph (225 km/h) – the same speed as the new Audi RS7 autonomous race car

Find tickets - You can buy a walk on ticket or a supplement ticket.

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You can book tickets with us online today,no booking fees & free first class delivery or collection from one of our self service ticket machines (with £2 recorded delivery option).Or  book at a ticket office or ticket vending machines at stations.  

If you have a ticket to London Terminals, a Travelcard ticket from stations outside the London zones or you hold a Season ticket, you can upgrade to high speed services by buying a supplement to your current ticket. Find out more

Please see timetable information here