Several train operators will be running on Boxing Day this year.

Chiltern Railways will be running trains between London Marylebone and Bicester North where there is a designer shopping outlet.

High speed Javelin trains will be running between London St Pancras, Stratford (home to a new shopping centre), Ebbsfleet and Ashford, Kent, where there is another designer shopping centre.

Eurostar will also be running trains to Paris and Brussels.

Gatwick Express and Stansted Express will also run on Boxing Day.

Heathrow Express will be running between the airport terminals but not to Paddington.

Southern is planning to run trains from London Victoria to East Croydon (all stations), Brighton, Gatwick Airport and Sutton.

ScotRail will run a modified service but only in some areas.

In London, the Underground will be running on most lines.

Elsewhere in Britain, travellers who normally rely on trains will have to stay at home or go by bus.

However, some of Britain’s preserved railways, largely operated by volunteers, will be running.

On the high speed line, the first train on Boxing Day from Ashford departs at 07.43 towards St Pancras, with services continuing every 30 minutes until the last train at 19.13.

The first train from St Pancras departs at 08.40 towards Ashford with services continuing every 30 minutes until the last train at 20.10.

Chiltern Trains will run from 08.15 with the first train northbound from London Marylebone to Bicester North at 08.15 and the last to Princes Risborough at 20.15. 

Southbound, the first train will run from High Wycombe to London at 08.56 and the last will run from Bicester North to Marylebone at 20.26. Stations served will be Wembley Stadium, Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield, High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway.

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