Hull Trains is an award winning, open-access operator running up to 94 direct services a week from Hull and the Humber region direct to the capital. In 2019, we welcomed the first of our Paragon fleet into passenger service. As part of a £60 million investment, the state-of-the-art Hitachi trains brought vast improvements to travel after replacing our old fleet. Journeys are smoother, greener and have 20% more seats are now available for passengers travelling to and from the capital. 2021 was a landmark year and saw us celebrate our 21st anniversary.

Through our 20+ year history our people are what continue to set us apart. From our on-board team and train drivers to our office-based team, everybody plays their part in looking after the small details and making sure every journey is a great experience.
What we offer:
Up to 94 direct train services between Beverley/Hull and London King's Cross each week
Our brand new high-tech Paragon fleet
Stay connected with FREE 4G-enabled Wi-Fi on board
Exceptional service in our First Class carriage
Passenger Assist service
Brilliant travel offers such as 2FOR1 entry at top London attractions

Get To Know Us

Hull Trains Paragon logo on the side of the train

The Story So Far

In 2021, we celebrated our 21st anniversary and recent years have seen us introduce direct train services from Beverley & Cottingham to London for the very first time. In our first year, we ran 3 daily services and carried 80,000 passengers. This year, we will carry over a million passengers.

Hitachi trains

Our Future

From December 2019 onwards, customers will benefit from a multi-million pound investment which will see Hull Trains replacing its current fleet with new hi-tech Hitachi trains, operating on both diesel and electric traction.

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our people

Work With Us

Hull Trains colleagues are hand picked to ensure that our level of customer service provision remains high, as this has proven to be one of the core reasons for the growth of our company since its formation.

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Hull Trains Paragon seating in standard class

Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest news articles and updates from Hull Trains, including information on improvements, charity work, on board news, interviews & more.

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Hull Trains Paragon travelling by Humber Bridge


Hull Trains wants to provide the best possible journey experience and this includes making a positive contribution to environmental sustainability.

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Hull Trains Paragon on board team member walking through carriage

About FirstGroup

With over 30,000 employees, FirstGroup is one of the UK’s most experienced rail operators carrying more than 260 million passengers across our 3 rail franchises and 2 open access rail operations.

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